Easy Permits Mean More Fun, Less Red Tape… and more time on the river this summer. Discover lesser-known gems like the hassle-free multi-day runs on this list.
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) links the waterways of New York, Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire and Maine.
Every boater needs a pair of water-worthy bombproof sandals to keep their feet safe.
Cliff Jacobson talks of the changes he has seen in over 50 years of expedition canoeing.
Luc Bedard paddles a canoe, solo, down Canada’s Nahanni River.
New Canoe Designs help push the envelope using new materials and modifying traditional design parameters.
Are open boaters disappearing from American rivers?
Sawyer barely crests 100 pounds, but he’s comfortable in class 3 water and already has a trip resume many adults will never achieve.
Waterproof Your Wardrobe in time for the wet season.
Learn the Lingo – A Glossary of Uncommon Paddling Terms first appeared in Beginner’s Guide ’07
Knowledge is key in choosing a safe effective rescue system
Southwestern Michigans water trail is everything a paddle trail is supposed to be a journey rich with history, beauty and wildlife.
When my brother Andrew and I told people we were paddling from Minnesota to the Arctic Ocean, the most common response was, “What on earth made you decide to do a trip like this?”
Long, sleek competition cruising canoes. Tough spin-on-a-dime canoes designed for whitewater paddling. Extra-wide, ultra-stable sportsman canoes. Which one is right for you?
The best canoe paddle for you depends on what kind of paddling you want to do. Bent-shaft, straight-shaft, wood, fiberglass, or aluminum, Canoe and Kayak magazine will help you sort out the options
They’re not just pool toys anymore. Inflatable kayak, canoes, and rafts take some of the fear factor out of whitewater for paddling newbies.
How to keep bugs out of your forward paddling stroke….now how to get them out of your bed is another story.