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A Date with Nigel Foster

Sea kayaking legend Nigel Foster chats with an avid sea kayaker about close encounters with polar bears, his top 5 camping kit essentials and more.

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Buying a Kayak Basics

12.02.2005

You want to buy a kayak, but you don’t know where to begin. Don’t worry – we’ll help you sort it out. From our annual Buyer’s Guide, here are the basics of buying a kayak.

Basics of Buying a Kayak Paddle

12.02.2005

Whitewater or touring? Feathered or unfeathered? What kind of kayak paddle you choose depends on what kind of paddling you want to do.

Dry It-You’ll Like It

07.22.2005

Learn how to make delicious do-it-yourself meals that taste so much better than the commercial bags of freeze dried blandness.

Sea Kayaking by Mother Ship – Baranof Island, Alaska

06.24.2005

Cold rainy Alaska is the perfect place to trade in your soggy tent for a comfy berth with hot showers.

Kayak Workshop: PFD Outfitting

12.05.2003

We all want to fine-tune our gear to meet our needs, but is tinkering with a PFD a good idea?

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.

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.

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