Road to Rio: Casey Eichfeld

Road to Rio: Casey Eichfeld

“My parents had a boat for me, a C-1, before I was born,” says US canoeist Casey Eichfeld. “My mom was actually a scribe at the Savage River for the ’89 worlds when she was six months preg[...]

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Triple Crown

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Triple Crown

When the Jamie McEwan Triple Crown wrapped up the April paddling season on the Farmington River in Conn., it did so with perfect water levels and perfect attitudes befitting one of the world’s to[...]

VIRTUAL COACH: Packing for a SUP Trip

VIRTUAL COACH: Packing for a SUP Trip

Video: SUP author and instructor Rob Casey's 18 tips

Tug Wake Surfing on the Puget Sound

Tug Wake Surfing on the Puget Sound

By Rob Casey If some Seattleite told you they chase tug boats wakes out on the Puget Sound and surf head-high peeling waves for up to a half mile, you might think they’d consumed too much craft [...]

Best Paddling Towns: Port Angeles, Washington

Best Paddling Towns: Port Angeles, Washington

[caption id=”attachment_83477″ align=”alignnone” width=”640″] Photo Rob Casey[/caption] In one day in ‘PA’ (pop. 19,000) as locals call Port Angeles, you can su[...]

The Pummel at La Push, Washington

The Pummel at La Push, Washington

By Rob Casey Twenty-five years ago, Sprague Ackley founded the La Push Pummel as a casual gathering for Pacific Northwest paddlers looking to surf large winter waves. Photos from those first years sho[...]

5 Tips for a Better Kayak Rescue

5 Tips for a Better Kayak Rescue

Coming across a capsized panicked kayaker can be a stressful experience. But with the following skills under your belt, the rescue can go a lot easier.

20 Things Every Paddler Needs To Know

20 Paddler Basics

So you call yourself a paddler? Before joining this hallowed subculture, there are a few key lifestyle skills that you should look to work into your arsenal to distinguish you from other waterman wann[...]

I See a Whale!

I See a Whale!

It's starting to be that time of year again when whales migrate from one extreme pole to the other. That means whale sightings and what better place than from the seat of a kayak? Canoe & Kayak has co[...]

Woodenboat Workshop, Day 1

Woodenboat Workshop, Day 1

In a series of short videos over the next seven days, Canoe & Kayak will follow six first-time kayak builders as they turn boxes of wood, wire and fiberglass into handcrafted wooden kayaks. Today,[...]