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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween Feature! Giant Pumpkin Regatta

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the term “pumpkin kayak?” Well… If you have never been to the annual West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta in Tualatin, Oregon than we can be certain that you have never actually SEEN or heard of a pumpkin kayak. 10 years and running, the … Continue reading »

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Urban Kayaking- Winter Edition! (Video)

Check out this kayaker ravage the icy winter streets of Tallinn, Estonia in a Zegul composite sea kayak. Zegul, a Tahe Marine brand, aimed to test the ruggedness and durability of  their composite layups. Would you take your kayak on a trip through the streets? Let us know what you think.  

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How to Outfit Yourself for Fall Paddling

Fall is one of my favorite times to get out paddling. Why, you ask?? This slideshow from some of my recent paddling adventures really says it all: Interested in enjoying these quiet waters and the brilliant autumn colors too? Here are a couple of things to add to your Fall paddling gear kit in order … Continue reading »

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World’s Fastest Kayak?? (Video)

Check out this viral paddling video of extreme kayaker Ben Marr hurtling down a drainage ditch in Lions Bay, British Columbia… The video claims that his top speed during the descent was nearly 35mph!!! I can’t imagine that many people have gone faster in a kayak other than during those brief moments of free-fall when … Continue reading »

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Bending Branches Balance SUP Paddle Review

Overview: “The Balance is the perfect exercise equipment for water lovers. This paddle marries a high-tech blade shape and materials with the beauty and warmth of wood. Squared-off profile catches the water and delivers a powerful workout.” –Bending Branches The Deets: Blade Size: 8”x17” (100 sq inches) Shaft Material: Aviation-grade T-700 carbon fiber Blade Material: … Continue reading »

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