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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Trip Report: The Martha’s Vineyard Crossing

There are certain classic paddling trips that may be considered a “rite of passage” for aspiring New England sea kayakers. The crossing from Woods Hole in Falmouth, MA to the island of Martha’s Vineyard is one of them. A mere 4 miles separates the island from the mainland but the waters of Martha’s Vineyard Sound … Continue reading »

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How to wash, clean, and polish a composite kayak

I have been washing kayaks for several years now. Every kind of kayak – from polyethylene sit-on-tops to Carbon-Kevlar composite sea kayaks. I have cleaned, washed, and polished enough kayaks to have developed a solid repertoire of what products and methods work, and those which simply do not work. Washing and polishing your kayak periodically … Continue reading »

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Dagger Meridian Sk Review

  The Deets Available in Materials: Fiberglass and Kevlar Length: 16′ Width: 22” Weight: 50 lbs Cockpit Size: 16.5 x 31.5 inches Hull Type: Shallow arch midship; pronounced “V” at the bow and stern MSRP: $2,699 (in 2004) *This model is no longer in production The Review Dagger canoe and kayak products carry a bold name … Continue reading »

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