245 Articles by: Jeff Moag
As each of our children comes of age, we’ve made a tradition of returning to their river as a family. Now it’s Ruby’s turn.
“I knew it was going to change the entire world of paddling.” —Plastic kayak pioneer Tom Johnson.
“The novelty of building boats wears off after about the fifth one,” he says, “Besides, I wanted to be a user, not a builder.” —Self-bailing pioneer Marty McDonnell.
War-weary Americans couldn’t get enough aluminum canoes. in 1946 Grumman had orders for 10,000 on the books.
"I’ve come to peace with the fact that my addiction is designing new boats,” says the creative mastermind behind the sit-on-top kayak.
By Jeff Moag Freya Hoffmeister today announced her plan to circumnavigate the North American continent by sea kayak. The German adventurer will attempt the approximately 30,000-mile journey over the n[...]
To get a permit to run the Niagara Gorge, Whitesell had to post bond against the cost of a potential rescue. He put up his home as collateral.
“They called it the ‘the archetypical sea kayak. I thought they were joking. The Nordkapp was simply a way to do bigger and better trips.” —Sea kayak designer Frank Goodman.