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Return to the Rio Roosevelt

Catching up with Dave Freeman and fellow Minnesota adventurer Paul Schurke, who earlier this month completed a 400-mile canoe descent of the Brazilian Amazon’s storied Rio Roosevelt.

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Stay Warm, Stay Safe on the Ocean

01.09.2014

Canoe & Kayak teams up with the US Coast Guard to bring information regarding sea kayak safety during the winter season.

Chicas Welcome the New Year

01.07.2014

The women kayakers from TiTS DEEP look back on one epic year of bigwater runs, stout drops and tight-knit camaraderie in their latest episode “Year 2013 in Review.”

A Holiday Report from the Caribbean

01.06.2014

Catching up with Russell and Graham Henry, the Canadian brothers whose bold sea kayak journey across the Caribbean has been an expedition of opposites thus far: Daylong crossings on windy, current-laced waters with crash landings on boulder beaches, and a layover on Richard Branson’s private island. After tracing the coastlines Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, we hear from the Henrys before the biggest crossing of their expedition.

Breakfast In the Wild

01.03.2014

One of overnight paddling’s greatest joys is camp food—especially sweet treats. Anders Klint share with you some of my favorite desserts, simple and yummy.

Happy Canoe Year!

01.01.2014

We’ve scoured the country to find the most ardent group of New Years Day paddlers we could, who every year ring in the new year with a dip of the paddle blade.

From the Vault: State of Canoes in 1988

12.31.2013

We dug through our archive and found this treasure by Bill Mason reflecting on the art of canoe designs. So read, reminisce and say farewell to an era in canoeing.

Sea Paddling Safety 101

12.27.2013

Canoe & Kayak teams up with the US Coast Guard to offer tips on how to stay safe while paddling America’s oceans and bay areas.

2013′s TOP STORIES

12.27.2013

It’s that time of year again, when we look back on the year that was and we crunch the analytics to determine the top stories of the year at CanoeKayak.com.

Boating Milestones

12.25.2013

This story featured in our 40th anniversary issue, which debuted in March 2013.

A Mid-Atlantic Holiday at Sea

12.24.2013

Somewhere on the Atlantic Ocean, midway between Europe and North America, Polish super-paddler Aleksander Doba is spending Christmas alone in a 23-foot-long, 39-inch-wide kayak. In October, the tireless 67-year-old departed Portugal. Next stop: Florida.

Tis the Season for Snow Kayaking

12.23.2013

While most people put up their kayaks for the winter and switch to skis, William Griffith instead shreds the powder in his kayak. Snow kayaking is in this season.

Shred Ready Vixen Kayak Helmet

12.20.2013

This one’s for the ladies. The Shred Ready Vixen Helmet ensures protection tough enough for all your paddling adventures.

Lasso Security Kayak Locking Cable

12.20.2013

When your boat’s safety is at stake, keep it secure with the Lasso Security Kayak locking cable. You’ll be glad you spent a little money to save a big investment.

Carhartt Allerton Hoodie

12.20.2013

Carhartt equipped this burly cotton-nylon layer with a few subtle foul-weather extras like a water-repellant membrane to extend winter hours outside.

Nook Backcountry Tent

12.20.2013

The Nook Backcountry tent by Cascade Designs is an ideal paddlers’ pick for floaters needing a spacious solo option.

OR Dry Peak bagger

12.20.2013

The Outdoor Research Dry Peak bagger is a minimalistic 9-ounce solution that markets as a “waterproof summit backpack.” It’s the ultimate dry pack.

Helly Hansen Charger Windblock

12.20.2013

Helly Hansen Charger Windblock is a versatile layer that can work as both a hefty base- or windblocking mid-layer. Great for paddling on cool days.

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