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Monthly Archives: December 2013

KayakDave.com Gear of the Year Awards 2013

With the end of a great 2013 season comes the second annual edition of the KayakDave.com Gear of the Year Awards! We had the opportunity to review all sorts of mind-blowing outdoor products throughout the year thanks to our many generous sponsors. As always, these awards represent the most exciting, innovative and utterly amazing paddling … Continue reading »

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Happy Holidays from KayakDave.com!

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KayakDave.com Celebrates Second Anniversary

Isn’t it incredible how time flies when you’re having fun?? It certainly doesn’t feel like a whole year has passed since our last anniversary post but here we are celebrating the end of KayakDave.com’s second year on the inter-webs! The site continues to grow and prosper with over 400 total posts in 16 paddle sport-related … Continue reading »

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What to get a kayaker for Christmas?

Christmas is fast approaching and it may be your final weekend to find that special gift for the kayak-hearted person in your family. But what if they already have everything, or you just don’t understand enough about kayaking to know what to buy? Well… that’s not a problem. I have compiled a short list of … Continue reading »

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SUP DOG (GoPro Video)

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Lincoln Chebeague LV Review

Overview: “The Low Volume version of Lincoln’s most popular kayak has it all. At 14’6” and hosting a tighter fitting cockpit, the Chebeague LV has all the features and benefits of long touring kayaks but in a shorter, lighter weight package.” – Lincoln Kayaks   The Deets: Material: Fiberglass/Kevlar or Kevlar Class: Light-Touring/Touring Length: 14’6” … Continue reading »

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Boreal Alvik’s Kayak Storage Solution

For the past twenty-plus years, I have stored my roto-molded and composite kayaks inside my garage. In coastal New England, the summers can reach 100 degrees Fahrenheit and in the winters temperatures can easily fall overnight to -10 degrees Fahrenheit. I use 4” threaded screw-in “C-hooks” (aka. “screw hooks”) that I screw into pre-drilled holes … Continue reading »

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Top 5 Extra Essentials for Winter Paddling

Winter is one of my favorite times of the year for paddling-the air is crisp and clean and there is always free and ample parking!  But paddling in cold temperatures definitely raises the level of risk, and means that an extra level of preparation is required. Most paddlers would be familiar with the ‘5 Essentials … Continue reading »

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Kayak Tour of Plymouth Harbor (GoPro Video)

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