Jeff Moag

Editor In Chief for Canoe & Kayak Magazine

79 Articles by: Jeff Moag
Industry Update: Esky Coolers Earn Grizzly Bear Resistant Certification

Industry Update: Esky Coolers Earn Grizzly Bear Resistant Certification

GOLDEN, Colo. – March 25, 2015 – Boasting an unrivaled ice-retention rate and touted for overall extreme durability, the Esky Series Cooler now further solidifies its standing as the leading high-[...]

Industry News: Big Bear Paddlefest Announces New Location

Industry News: Big Bear Paddlefest Announces New Location

Big Bear Lake, California – March 22, 2015 – The eighth annual Big Bear PaddleFest has moved to a new location, event co-director Jim Dooley announced today. “We’re really excited about our mo[...]

Industry Update: Steve and Cindy Scherrer Join Kokatat as Ambassadors

Industry Update: Steve and Cindy Scherrer Join Kokatat as Ambassadors

ARCATA, California (March 23, 2015) – Kokatat announced today that it has teamed up with paddling industry veterans and expert instructors Steve and Cindy Scherrer and their Shellback Paddle Experie[...]

KIALOA Paddles Appoints Jim Miller as Director of New Business Development

KIALOA Paddles Appoints Jim Miller as Director of New Business Development

Bend, OR – March 19, 2015 – KIALOA Paddles, building innovative SUP, Outrigger and Dragon paddles for over 24 years, today announced that Jim Miller has been named to the new position of Direc[...]

9 Good Things That Happened at Canoecopia

9 Good Things That Happened at Canoecopia

By Jeff Moag I spent last weekend at Canoecopia, the biggest gathering of paddling aficionados in the world. For three days each March, a nondescript exhibit hall in Madison, Wisconsin becomes the cen[...]

Duke Kahanamoku Kayak Surfer?

Duke Kahanamoku Kayak Surfer?

Here’s a rare color film from 1939 showing surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku surfing Waikiki in a . . . kayak? Or should we call it a standup paddleboard? The film shows a seated Duke paddling into a w[...]

An Interview with Blind Canoeist Renee Kuester-Sebranek

An Interview with Blind Canoeist Renee Kuester-Sebranek

An abridged version of this interview ran in the March 2015 issue of Canoe & Kayak. Interview by Larry Rice When first meeting Renee Kuester-Sebranek, you’d peg her as a very attractive, confid[...]

Blind Trust

Blind Trust

Blind Trust appeared in the March 2015 issue of Canoe & Kayak. It is condensed from this interview. By Larry Rice Renee Kuester-Sebranek and her husband Ken Sebranek had been paddling together fo[...]

What happens when you throw a Nova Craft Tuff Stuff canoe off a 100-foot building?

What happens when you throw a Nova Craft Tuff Stuff canoe off a 100-foot building?

Thirty-five years ago, when Royalex was a new and unproven canoe material, the folks at Old Town tossed one of their new Royalex Trippers from the factory roof. The canoe bounced, and Old Town made it[...]

Conserving Fiji: The Good Tabu

Conserving Fiji: The Good Tabu

Colin Philp is an outrigger canoeist with a singular vision: to make a 24-acre speck of Fiji called Leleuvia Island into a world-class resort for paddlers.