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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Yakima Releases Sleek & Sexy “Whispbar” J-Cradle

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Tailored toward the BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi drivers of the kayaking world. Washington based roof-rack manufacturer, Yakima, recently unveiled their newest product. The Whispbar is an aerodynamic and fuel efficient line of roof racks designed to take the “utilitarian” out of cargo loading.

The newest addition to the Whispbar family of products are Yakima’s sleek and sexy J-Cradles. Watch the video as Joel Grabenstein talks about the premium new product.

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Photo of the Week: “Who Needs a Paddle?”

The “unofficial champs” of the 2012 NSRWA Great River Race would have to be these two fellows in their green canoe. No, their canoe wasn’t made of duct tape but they did manage to get 7 miles “up the creek” with only one paddle! Alex reported running into these guys early in the race when … Continue reading »

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Sierra Designs Introduces DriDown Technology

Despite your best efforts to stay dry while kayaking, you and your gear (even items stowed in dry bags and in hatches) will, at some point, get wet! Moisture is certainly the bane of a kayak camper’s existence. There’s nothing worse than pulling up to your favorite island campsite to unpack a perfectly dampened sleeping … Continue reading »

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KayakDave.com T-Shirts Are In!!!

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Duct Tape Kayak Featured on Canoe & Kayak Magazine Website

The KayakDave.com Duct Tape Kayak was featured in an article on the Canoe & Kayak Magazine website! Check out the link to read this great article about how we became inspired to build the duct tape kayak and Stand Up 2 Cancer!  We hope to see you at our upcoming events and thanks for your … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak Fundraiser Day A Great Success!

This past Sunday, the Duct Tape Kayak was on display at the Billington Sea Kayak shop. Dozens of local paddlers stopped by throughout the day to sign the kayak and show their support for Stand Up 2 Cancer. The day brought in over $300.00 in donations which brought us up to $650.00 total and well … Continue reading »

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Werner Corryvrecken Paddle Review

The Deets: Surface Area: 710 sq cm Blade Length x Width: 49 x 20cm Available in Werner’s: Premium (fiberglass) and Performance (carbon) Angle Type: High Sharing the same surface area and blade dimensions as the Werner Ikelos, the Corryvrecken is designed for well-conditioned paddlers who want high-angle, big water performance. The Corryvrecken/Ikelos blade is one of … Continue reading »

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Most Decorated Olympic Flatwater Kayakers

The recent London 2012 Olympics left us with a lot to be amazed about. From Michael Phelps’ record 22 medals to Usain Bolt’s epic triple gold repeat in the sprints to Mo Farah’s unbelievable distance double gold against a stacked field to the many flavors of gymnastics tears these Olympics certainly inspired a generation! With … Continue reading »

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Happy 2-Years, Meaghan!

My girlfriend Meaghan and I celebrated the two-year anniversary of our first date this past Monday. The date started at the Union Street Bridge launch on the North River in Norwell, MA and we enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of paddling upstream to the beach and back. Meaghan was even nice enough to let me take … Continue reading »

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Photo of the Week: “The Cannon Lady”

The Cannon Lady played an integral part in the festivities associated with this summer’s South County Hot Air Balloon Festival that I attended with my girlfriend in North Kingston, RI. The Cannon Lady is exactly what you’d imagine her to be: a lady who gets shot out of a cannon! The stunt, as corny as … Continue reading »

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