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Two sea otters periscoped out of the water just feet from shore, while an eagle soared overhead with a fresh catch in its talons.

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Drift HD Ghost

12.16.2013

Drift HD Ghost has a lens that is the device’s best feature, built from Drift’s patented “Gorilla Glass” and adjustable to compensate for unleveled mounting.

ION Air Pro 2

12.16.2013

Sleek, sturdy and lightweight, this waterproof Ion Air Pro 2 camera is bullet-shaped in contrast to the boxy forms of others.

JVC ADIXXION GC-XA2

12.16.2013

JVC’s second-generation POV camera is a solid performer. Improvements include better slow motion (half “real-time” speed of 1080p at 60 fps, and 720p at 120 fps).

Sony Action Cam AS30V

12.16.2013

Sony’s made a strong entry into the POV camera market with its Action Cam series. The newest generation AS30V is 35 percent lighter and offers better still-photo capability.

GoPro Hero 3 + Black Edition

12.16.2013

The reigning king of the POV camera market, GoPro Hero 3 + Black edition comes packed with shooting options and capabilities.

Ask Eddy: Will Insurance Cover Your Stolen Boat?

12.16.2013

This installment of Ask Eddy featured in the August 2008 issue and offers advice on how to deal with kayak kleptos, remove leeches and spearfish in Mexico .

PowerPot V

12.13.2013

Honestly, you don’t need to bring your iPhone on a multi-day paddling trip. That said, the PowerPot V cooking/charging apparatus is very cool.

Keep Connected with this VHF Radio

12.13.2013

Technology makes it harder than ever to disconnect, but easier than ever to show people back home about your paddling exploits. Now you can tell them in real time.

Coming Soon: Online Close-ups of Your Favorite Waterway

12.12.2013

The organization Below the Surface has a project called Riverview. The plan: make a Google Streetview type program for America’s rivers.

Paddling Scotland’s West Coast

12.12.2013

Photos and Words by Tim Gent From Kintyre in the south to the Cape Wrath at the very top windswept corner of the country, the west coast of Scotland represents nothing less than a wiggly slice of paddling paradise. At almost every turn lochs cut deep into the lumpy mainland, offering sheltered sea room for the […]

Why Yellowstone Should Allow Paddling

12.11.2013

Canoe & Kayak caught up with Aaron Pruzan, who has been involved in the legal process, to ask him about the bill to paddle in Yellowstone National Park.

The Ultimate Kayak Shoe

12.11.2013

C&K contributor Ben Warf gives a first impression of the Astral Rassler, an ultimate kayak shoe. Stay tuned to for an update on the Rassler in the coming months.

Man Vs. Yeti Cooler

12.11.2013

So, we might have included this review for the video. The Yeti cooler is durable beyond compare and keeps your food (beer) cold for days on end.

The Perfect Tripod for Paddling Photographers

12.10.2013

Tripods are essential to photography. C&K photography editor Aaron Schmidt explains why he thinks the GorillaPod Focus is one of the best tripods.

Behind the Lens: Eric Parker Stikine River

12.10.2013

Whitewater photographer Eric Parker unleashed his inner billy goat to get this vertigo-inducing shot of Site Zed at the Grand Canyon of the Stikine.

The Ultimate New Zealand Guidebook

12.09.2013

New Zealand Whitewater has just come out with its fifth edition. Christmas is just around the corner and summer dawns on the kiwi country.

Boating and bush-living in Middle Earth

12.09.2013

C&K contributor Kate Stepan writes about the life and boating in New Zealand’s wild wild west. It’ll inspire you to kayak New Zealand.

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