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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Photo of the Week: Night Canoeing

The springtime weather made a glorious entrance to my neck of the woods this past weekend and inspired my first night paddle of the season. Billington Sea had been a tempest all week long with raging SW winds producing waves up to 2 feet across its fetch. Things finally calmed down by Saturday evening and … Continue reading »

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Free Kayak Fishing Clinic at Billington Sea Kayak!

Come on down to the Billington Sea Kayak shop on Saturday April 27th from 10:30-12:30 for our 4th Annual Free Kayak Fishing Clinic! The Deets: What: 4th Annual Free Kayak Fishing Clinic Where: Billington Sea Kayak in Plymouth, MA When: Saturday, April 27th, 2013 from 10:30am-12:30pm Charlie Foster and Wayne Perry, two local kayak fishermen … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak Sponsored by Duck Brand Tape!

KayakDave.com is very pleased to announce that Duck Brand Tape (a division of Shurtech Brands, LLC) has decided to sponsor the Duct Tape Kayak Project. We had submitted a proposal to their Community Relations Office about a month ago to request a donation of the rather large quantity of duct tape that we needed to … Continue reading »

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Kayaker has close encounter with shark (VIDEO)

Last summer Cape Cod had its fair share of shark encounters including a few with coastal kayakers. Experienced kayak angler Issac Brumaghim had his own “too close for comfort” encounter with a Galapagos shark off the coast of Leeward Oahu Hawaii. It is shocking moments like this that make outdoor enthusiasts happy that they had the … Continue reading »

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North American Odyssey Complete!!!

Congratulations to Dave and Amy Freeman of the Wilderness Classroom on their successful completion of the North American Odyssey on April 4th, 2013! I’ve had the pleasure of flowing this amazing couple as they made their nearly 12000 mile-long adventure “over the river and through the woods” from Bellingham, Washington to Key West, Florida during … Continue reading »

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Photo of the Week: Paddling Peeps

Peeps have always been one of my favorite Easter basket treats; I could eat them until I felt sick! These days I’ve sworn off the sweets (at least for the time being) but I was inspired by another photographer to take my peeps along for a photo shoot. Hence, Paddling Peeps… -Kayak Dave P.S. We’re … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak 2013 – Build Day 4

The sun was shining on the Duct Tape Kayak team (both literally and figuratively) during our most recent build session. The blue-bird skies and 60 degree temps made this opportunity to finish gluing the frame together a hard one to pass up! The team stayed true to course and made all sorts of efficient progress … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak Sponsored by Seattle Sports!

KayakDave.com is wicked stoked to announce that the Seattle Sports Company is onboard as a sponsor of the Duct Tape Kayak Project this year! We would like to thank them for their generous donation of a SeaWhisper Carbon Paddle and Basic Safety Kit for use with the Duct Tape Kayak. Seattle Sports has been a … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak Project – Schedule of Events for 2013

Get ready for another exciting paddling season with the Duct Tape Kayak as we work to support the efforts of Heroes on the Water! Here is our tentative schedule of events which will be updated throughout the season. Please feel free to leave a comment or drop us a line on our Facebook page if … Continue reading »

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Astral Seawolf PFD Review Update (April 4th, 2013)

Lots of great news from Astral this week! For starters, we’ll be receiving a brand new 2013 Greenjacket PFD to test out and review in the coming weeks (get excited!). Not only that but I noticed that Astral updated the 2013 Seawolf PFD to include a quick access knife tab on the front clamshell pocket! … Continue reading »

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