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Virtual Coach: Peeling Out of an Eddy with Paul Kuthe

Peeling out is a river skill that all whitewater boaters practice every day they spend on moving water. From leaving the put-in eddy to navigating down the river, being able to enter and exit eddies gracefully is essential. Even advanced paddlers take pleasure in a smooth peel out into fast-moving current and feeling the rush of acceleration to the river’s speed.

All Start Paddling

What to Wear Kayaking and Canoeing

11.11.2003

What you wear paddling is important. What you should wear depends on the paddling environment and the likelihood of taking an unexpected swim.

Debunking the Tippy Canoe Myth

10.29.2003

If you worry that a canoe is too unstable, applying these pointers will replace your anxiety with confidence.

Taking the Kids Canoeing

10.29.2003

Life on the water changes when children are added to the equation. Once we accept that hard truth, we can move into the practical phase of figuring out exactly how to meet the outfitting challenges posed by taking children canoeing.

What to Wear Paddling: Dress for Your Sport

10.28.2003

What you wear paddling is important. What you should wear depends on the paddling environment and the likelihood of taking an unexpected swim.

Paddling the Primordial

02.24.2003

A roundup of great swamp canoeing and kayaking trips throughout the south, including Everglades, Okefenokee, and the Great Dismal Swamp.

Cee-ing is Believing

02.21.2003

Learn the C-stroke on flatwater, and your newly refined skill will increase your precision without sacrificing speed.

Good Times on the Main Salmon

02.07.2003

An 80-mile, seven-day run down the Main Salmon River gives paddlers postcard scenery, wide-open wave trains, and a Christmas gift that keeps on giving.

Getting the Hole Story

01.14.2003

Is a hole friend or foe? By learning to read the water, and knowing your own ability, you’ll be able to tell if you should drop in or stay out.

Getting Your Boat in Ship-Shape

01.13.2003

Is Your Kayak Ready for the New Season? Following These Tips Will Ensure That it is.

Buyer's Guide

Buyer's Guide