Paddling the Inside Passage with Wild Raven Adventure

Paddling the Inside Passage with Wild Raven Adventure

Long-haul canoeists Pierre Pepin and Jennifer Gosselin on the second stage of their NorAm Odyssey.

Into the Danger Zone

Into the Danger Zone

Paddlers Ross Murray-Jones and Mark Coronato describe the crux of an impressive two-month, 800-mile sea kayak circumnavigation of the Philippines island of Palawan.

Safer Paddling Series, Episode 8: Calling For Help

Safer Paddling Series, Episode 8: Calling For Help

The first seven episodes of our Safer Paddling Series have focused on how to stay out of trouble. Kayak instructors Paul and Kate Kuthe show you how to call for help in the event that you need assista[...]

Safer Paddling Series, Episode 7: What if I Flip?

Safer Paddling Series, Episode 7: What if I Flip?

Kayakers have a saying: We’re all between swims. Here paddling instructors Paul and Kate Kuthe show you how to get back in your kayak if you capsize. This is Episode 7 in our Safer Paddling Series.

Safer Paddling Episode 6: Traffic Rules for Paddlers

Safer Paddling Episode 6: Traffic Rules for Paddlers

ACA-certified instructors Kate Ross Kuthe and Paul Kuthe outline how to safely share the water with other boats in the updated version of this sixth episode in our Safer Paddling series in partnership[...]

Safer Paddling Series: Plan Your Trip

Safer Paddling Series: Plan Your Trip

In Episode 5 of our Safer Paddling Series in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, ACA-certified instructors Kate Ross Kuthe and Paul Kuthe show how to plan a safe and fun paddling trip.

Safer Paddling Series: Basic Strokes

Safer Paddling Series: Basic Strokes

You need to do three basic things in your boat: go forward in a straight line, stop or go backwards, and turn. There's a stroke for all three.

Safer Paddling Series: What to Wear

Safer Paddling Series: What to Wear

To stay safe and comfortable, it's important to dress for the water temperature, not just the air temperature. Kayak instructors Paul and Kate Kuthe discuss how to dress for a paddling trip in Episode[...]

Why the Stikine (Still) Matters

Why the Stikine (Still) Matters

Though expedition kayaking is evolving fast, paddlers are still uniquely obligated to protect its benchmark run, B.C.'s Grand Canyon of the Stikine.

Green Race 2016: Firsts and Finally-ies

Green Race 2016: Firsts and Finally-ies

Eric Deguil and Adriene Levknecht's personal records highlight 21st annual Green Race

What to Wear Kayaking and Canoeing

What to wear kayaking and canoeing

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

Need to Know Episode 5: Keeping it Safe

Need to Know Episode 5: Keeping it Safe

Episode Five of Pelican Kayaks' five-part beginner's guide to your first kayak tour covers checking weather conditions and your route, as well as checking that you've got the right gear, including con[...]

Need to Know Episode 4: Get Moving

Need to Know Episode 4: Get Moving

Episode Four of Pelican Kayaks' five-part beginner's guide to your first kayak tour covers paddle orientation, seating posture, stroke positioning, control-hand mechanics, torso rotation and the best [...]

Need to Know Episode 3: Launching Your Kayak

Need to Know Episode 3: Launching Your Kayak

Episode Three of Pelican Kayaks' five-part beginner's guide to your first kayak tour covers transporting your kayak from your car to protected waters and the all the considerations for a safe launch.