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Rides: Christopher Audet’s Jackson Karma RG

Rides: Christopher Audet’s Jackson Karma RG

Christopher Audet, 43, sees his Jackson Karma RG as joining the long-refined comforts of a Camry to the fun of a Ferrari 488 GTB. His Karma RG has the agreeable, user-welcoming interior of other Jacks[...]

WRSI Trident Helmet

WRSI Trident Helmet

WRSI Trident Composite Helmet ($167.95, wrsisafety.com) Review by David Spiegel Ideally, summer boating is done in the sunshine. We avoid sunburns and keep the light out of our eyes with the WRSI Trid[...]

Immersion Research K2 Union Suit

Immersion Research K2 Union Suit

Immersion Research K2 Union Suit ($125, immersionresearch.com) OK, well some of us won’t shed our drysuits even in the warmest of summer temperatures. For safety reasons, sometimes you need a drysui[...]

Bomber Gear Palguin Dry Top

Bomber Gear Palguin Dry Top

Bomber Gear Palguin Dry Top ($399, bombergear.com) Bomber Gear’s new Palguin Dry Top is made from the most flexible and lightweight material that we have encountered so far in a dry top. It feels ev[...]

NRS Hydroskin 1.0mm Top

NRS Hydroskin 1.0mm Top

NRS Hydroskin 1.0mm Top ($89.95, nrs.com) Breathable waterproof materials like GORE-TEX are wonderful inventions, but neoprene can still play an important role in our summer paddling kit. When it gets[...]

NRS Hydroskin Socks

NRS Hydroskin Socks

NRS Hydroskin Socks ($29.95, nrs.com) Shoes like the Astral Brewer and the 5.10 Water Tennie are arguably the most popular footwear options currently on the market for paddlers. But they do have one d[...]

Sweet Protection Shambala Paddle Shorts

Sweet Protection Shambala Paddle Shorts

Sweet Protection Shambala Paddle Shorts ($118.95, sweetprotection.com) If you think you might end up in cold water this summer, it’s always good to have a bit of neoprene on your lower body. The Sha[...]

Immersion Research Klingon Spray Skirt

Immersion Research Klingon Spray Skirt

Immersion Research Klingon Spray Skirt ($190,

Gearing up for Summer Paddling

Gearing up for Summer Paddling

Snowflakes and icy river banks begone, spring is upon us at last. With warm temperatures throughout most of the country, that means shedding our drysuits for the season and gearing up for sunny days o[...]

Gearing up for Summer Paddling

Gearing up for Summer Paddling

Snowflakes and icy river banks begone, spring is upon us at last. With warm temperatures throughout most of the country, that means shedding our drysuits for the season and gearing up for sunny days o[...]

Review: Outdoor Tech – Kodiak Power-Bank 6000

Review: Outdoor Tech – Kodiak Power-Bank 6000

Mostly I am NOT an electronics-in-the-wilderness kind of guy. I leave the phone, the lap top, the GPS, everything, behind. Recently, though, my father has been in and out of the hospital and I needed [...]

Auto Follow Drones

Auto Follow Drones

By Brendan Leonard “Son,” I will say to a young man a decade from now, “I remember the days when we had to have other people take our picture.” That was back before 2014, which Twitter declare[...]