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.
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.
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.
This story featured in our 40th anniversary issue, which debuted in March 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.
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.
This one’s for the ladies. The Shred Ready Vixen Helmet ensures protection tough enough for all your paddling adventures.
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 equipped this burly cotton-nylon layer with a few subtle foul-weather extras like a water-repellant membrane to extend winter hours outside.
The Nook Backcountry tent by Cascade Designs is an ideal paddlers’ pick for floaters needing a spacious solo option.
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 is a versatile layer that can work as both a hefty base- or windblocking mid-layer. Great for paddling on cool days.
Here are our picks for the easily stuff-able, box-able and shippable paddling items that will put a smile on your boating loved one’s face Christmas morning.
To those athletes who lose the sport they love to paralyzing injury, High Fives Foundation offers a new sport in surfing and physical therapy.
The SealLine Pro Pack is a series of drybags that just won’t quit, even when you wanted to a long time ago.
The National Trail System now has three new water trails, as part of the nationally recognized waterways. We break down these new additions.
Episode 5 of Five2Nine’s Made in Canada series features British Columbia’s Elk River, seen through the stokes of one of B.C.’s top expedition paddlers, Mikkel St. Jean-Duncan, and his wife Lianne Germaine. C&K caught up with St. Jean-Duncan to tell us about his favored hometown run and on keeping paddling and work local to balance a stacked schedule of elite steep-creek races and big expeditions.