Last year paddle wear manufacturer Kokatat broke new ground with the innovative Idol dry suit, the first dry suit model to feature a fully separating watertight zipper that allows paddlers to wear the garment as a full dry suit or as an individual to[...]
OLD TOWN, MAINE, July 20, 2015 — From July 20 to November 22, 2015, four combat veterans will paddle the entire length of the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca, MN to the Gulf of Mexico. Each will be aboard an Old Town NEXT for the 2,320-mile trip[...]
Confluence Watersports announces plans to cease production and distribution of Bomber Gear in 2016.
Longtime kayak manufacturer Wave Sport today announced its intention to transition production and distribution to Europe, selling through existent North American inventory.
The following excerpt was taken from the RX Controller Kickstarter Page: Purpose of Campaign The purpose of this campaign is to offer customers the lowest possible price. The RX Controller has many potential uses, from boating safety and training to [...]
Petit cites outdoor apparel manufacturer Patagonia as Abitibi’s inspiration. Indeed, the company’s website is more focused on the joys of canoeing and sea kayaking through field notes from Abitibi ambassadors than promoting the boats themselves.
In honor of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail’s 15th Anniversary, Wenonah Canoe and Wood and Wood Sign Systems created a custom-made “Cownoe” canoe to support the water trail’s work in increasing paddling opportunities in northern Vermont along[...]
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to release its first boating safety App Saturday as the kickoff to this year’s National Safe Boating Week. The Boating Safety Mobile app was not designed to replace a boater’s marine VHF radio, [...]
Oscar Chalupsky, one of Epic's founders and shareholders, has unexpectedly resigned and left the company; Ken Barker appointed as a Strategic Advisor.
Level Six—manufacturers of innovative, quality paddling gear, apparel and accessories—is excited to announce the launch of its line of stand up paddleboards (SUP’s) available in spring 2015; offering 10 models of SUP boards to choose from inclu[...]
Winona, MN – OUTSIDE, America’s leading active lifestyle brand, has selected Wenonah Canoe as an honoree of their annual Gear of the Year Award, which recognizes the best new adventure sports gear of each season after months of rigorous testing. [...]
Austin, Texas (April 1, 2015) – YETI Coolers, the brand that created and leads the premium cooler category, today introduced its latest innovation, the Ridicooler. A cooler unlike anything the market has ever seen, the new YETI Ridicooler feature[...]
March 20, 2015 – Asheville, NC – Growing at an increasingly fluid speed, aquatic footwear innovator, Astral, is jumping into the season with the introduction of a new VP of Sales and Marketing. Long-time industry sales rep and marketing maven, Ch[...]