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On Saturday afternoon, April 19, Polish adventurer Aleksander “Olek” Doba officially completed his second successful trans-Atlantic crossing by sea kayak. We go behind the scenes of the 67-year-old’s eventful waterfront landfall in New Smyrna Beach Fla., to hear from Doba and his closest team of closest supporters to get some questions answered about the 167-day, 6,000-plus-mile crossing.

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Hotel Charley II Trailer

05.14.2007

Check out the second trailer for Hotel Charley II: The River of Doubt. This may be the best kayak video you’ll see all year.

Teva Games Gets More Dam Water

05.14.2007

For the past several years, the world’s best kayakers have raced down Homestake Creek, a steep, low-volume river outside of Redcliff, Colorado, as part of the annual Teva Mountain Games in Vail. The problem: someone on foot could easily beat them–there was too little water in the creek to make the race seem legit. This […]

Reno River Festival 2007

05.13.2007

The Truckee River Whitewater Park in downtown Reno, Nevada was host to an estimated 30,000 spectators who jammed the riverbank to see some of the world’s top river boaters compete in the fourth annual Reno River Festival. The festival celebrations took place in Reno’s typically gorgeous sunny weather and included a kayak expo with dozens […]

Whitewater Kayak Review – 2007

05.09.2007

THE FIELD CREW Brian Fields Occupation: Manager, Alder Creek Canoe and Kayak Hometown: Portland, Ore. Favorite Run: Washougal, Wash. Last swam on: Oregon Coast at 12ft. Ken Pitta Occupation: Electrician, owner/ operator playboatingnorthwest.com Hometown: Portland, Ore. Favorite Run: Wilson above seven ft. Last swam on: Molalla River, Ore. Chad Randol Occupation: Head of athletics, University […]

Canoe & Kayak, May 2007 – Table of Contents

05.08.2007

This latest issue of Canoe & Kayak is on sale now. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or subscribe today! FEATURES Brothers on the Bashkaus – Perestroika, pork fat and homemade rafts. By Eugene Buchanan Legends on the Steel – Step aside, Brangelina. Meet canoeing’s celebrities. By Larry Rice Peter […]

Miami2Maine Project

05.08.2007

At a festive send-off event at the Ronald W. Shane Watersports Center in Miami Beach, Pellegrino launched her boat into the surf and officially began her Miami2Maine project. She will paddle almost 2,000 miles in 11 weeks (approximately 40 miles per day) and hopes to reach Camden, Maine in late July. She will make 74 […]

Permit Lottery for Colorado River

05.07.2007

Grand Canyon National Park will accept lottery applications for calendar year 2008 self guided Colorado River permits, beginning May 1, 2007. The open period to join the lottery will close at 12:00 noon (Arizona time) on May 28, 2007. The lottery drawing will take place on May 31st. The lottery is a new permit distribution […]

Light in Liquid – Premiere

05.03.2007

We may be a decade removed from the paddling film heyday of the late ’90s, but you wouldn’t have guessed it by the energy in Fort Collins, Colorado, on April 19, where Adrian Matthew Glasenapp’s long-anticipated Light in Liquid premiered to a packed house at the New Belgium brewery. The event served as a fundraiser […]

Peter Bray

05.02.2007

As told to Jeff Moag Published: Canoe & Kayak Magazine, May 2007 He’s had two paddlecraft sink underneath him in the North Atlantic—three if you count his punctured life raft—and remains the only person ever to paddle a kayak from North America to Europe. His resume is one of the fattest in sea kayaking. It […]

Out of Luck

05.02.2007

By Jeff Moag Published: Canoe & Kayak Magazine, May 2007 Soon after Andrew McAuley turned up missing in the Tasman Sea on Feb. 9, just 30 miles from finishing an unprecedented 1,000-mile crossing from Tasmania to New Zealand, pundits began second-guessing him. How could anything be worth such risk, they scolded, especially to a man […]

Dear Andrew

05.02.2007

By Jeff Moag Published: Canoe & Kayak Magazine, May, 2007 I told my editors that no story this year is bigger than yours, always slipping in the caveat, “if he makes it.” And by that I meant, “if he doesn’t quit.” Yeah, you turned around once to better insulate your kayak against the cold of […]

Light in Liquid – Trailer

05.02.2007

Check out the trailer for LIGHT IN LIQUID: A Kayak Collage of Movement and Sound.

Hotel Charley II Trailer

04.27.2007

Hotel Charley Trailer: The River of Doubt. Ben Stookesberry and Jesse Coombs’ amazing new video.

10 Most Endangered Rivers

04.11.2007

Rivers come in all shapes and sizes, and vary from pristine to heavily polluted, but it’s generally safe to assume that water is a common denominator among them. For the Santa Fe, 2007’s Most Endangered River, water is the missing ingredient, leaving this once-thriving river a dry, weed-choked ditch most of the year. The Santa […]

Sea Kayak Technique – Skeg Adjustment

04.10.2007

first appeared in Canoe & Kayak, May 07 by Justine Curgenven In 2001 I embarked on my first big kayak adventure—the first sea kayak circumnavigation of Wales. I was determined to prove myself to my paddling mentor, Fiona Whitehead, who had invited me to join her. We started on the island of Anglesey at the […]

Whitewater ’07 Table of Contents

04.09.2007

FEATURES HOT SHOTS – For your viewing pleasure – waterfalls, waves and boats from California to Canada. THE INSIDERS – a C & K exclusive report: Six local paddlers dish their secret stashes. GREASE GOSPEL -Hitchin’ a ride with the Oil and Water Project in Panama. By Joe Carberry PHOTO ESSAY: DOMINICA – Pirates in […]

Canoe & Kayak roof Top Racks

04.09.2007

by Dexter MahaffeyCanoe & Kayak Web Exclusive4/9/07 I hate lugging my crap around. I’m a sea kayaker, so the boat’s as long as my house, full of disorganized gear that weighs more than my car, at a put-in that’s half a mile away through loose sand. When I’m on my own, I hate it even […]

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