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Paddle Georgia Appreciates and Protects

By Katie McKy Imagine paddling with 400 of your nearest and dearest friends in a Skittles-colored fleet. This is the tenth year of Paddle Georgia, a 7-day, 115-mile journey on Georgia’s longest river, the Chattahoochee. It’s a river that’s as fun to paddle as it to pronounce, with waterfalls, 100-foot granite cliffs, caves that once […]

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Running a Sea Kayak through the Grand

01.19.2011

By Tim Mutrie Published: January 18, 2011 It doesn’t happen often, and especially when it’s flowing 20,000-plus cfs. But Ted Keyes of Twin Falls, Idaho, just did—the Grand Canyon in a sea kayak (Native Watercraft Inuit). An annual trip of self-supporting kayakers, Keyes’ crew brought the sea kayak this time, for the first time. The […]

Paddling Burgeo Gallery

01.18.2011

Nestled in the southwest corner of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada’s eastern-most province, is the tiny fishing village of Burgeo

Paddling Burgeo, Newfoundland

01.18.2011

Nestled in the southwest corner of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada’s eastern-most province, is the tiny fishing village of Burgeo. Home to some spectacular sea kayaking, this picture postcard of a town is blessed with everything on the wish list: Miles of sandy beaches, deep fjords and 300-plus islands to explore. Also, there are no crowds—which should come as no surprise given Burgeo’s isolation.

To Save a Wooden Canoe: Part I

01.14.2011

(Ed’s note: This is the first piece in a series.) “The canoe is the simplest, most functional, yet aesthetically pleasing object ever created.” —Bill Mason, Path of the Paddle By Conor Mihell Published: January 14, 2011 The late Canadian canoeing legend Bill Mason was fond of extolling the virtues of wood and canvas canoes in […]

The Hurricane Riders: October Sessions

01.13.2011

Another video from British Columbia’s big-boat and big water crew

Day 77: In Circles Across the Atlantic

01.13.2011

By Conor Mihell Published: January 12, 2011 No one said paddling a sea kayak across the full breadth of the Atlantic Ocean would be easy, but then again, few anticipated that 64-year-old Polish adventurer Aleksander Doba’s passage from Africa to South America would be so tough. In the past month, Doba’s east to west progress […]

Anton Immler’s World Record Drop (in a Dinghy)

01.12.2011

By Tim Mutrie Published: January 12, 2011 Swedish paddler Anton Immler is claiming a world record waterfall drop… in a Kmart-style dingy. See for yourself. Meanwhile, since word of world record waterfall drops travels fast—even if things get lost in translation coming all the way from Chile—we decided to look back at the real historic […]

Owens River Odyssey

01.11.2011

Return of a river breathes life into a different sort of novice paddling club

Kayak Fishing Tales: Night Fishing

01.07.2011

In this Kayak Fishing Tales episode Jim Sammons explains how to make night kayak fishing as safe and productive as possible

Virtual Coach Episode V: Sea Kayak Self Rescue

01.06.2011

In this episode of C&K’s Virtual Coach, Kuthe covers self rescue in a sea kayak.

Virtual Coach Episode IV: Packing a Sea Kayak

01.05.2011

In this episode of C&K’s Virtual Coach, Paul Kuthe details the art of packing a sea kayak.

Man, Mission, Gear: Marcus Demuth

01.05.2011

(This article was featured in the December 2010 issue of Canoe and Kayak Magazine) German rock ’n’ roll drummer Marcus Demuth moved to New York City for the music scene.
During a smoke break six years ago, he saw kayakers paddling on the Hudson River. Soon he could think of little else. “I just felt like […]

Virtual Coach Episode III: The Stern Rudder

01.04.2011

Here, the owners of Body, Boat, Blade on Washington’s Orca Island, take you through the intricacies of the stern pry and draw.

R-2 Raft Technique: Double Trouble

01.03.2011

Stick your tandem paddling line

Roadtrip Report

01.02.2011

Family canoeing with the Ford Edge

One Heck Of A Snodger

12.30.2010

Australian kayak fisherman lands unofficial world-record barramundi fish

Virtual Coach Episode II: The Low-Brace Turn

12.23.2010

Here, the owners of Body, Boat, Blade on Washington’s Orca Island, take you through the intricacies of the low-brace turn.

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