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Tagged With: cold water paddling

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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When is it too cold for kayaking???

When is it too cold for kayaking, you ask?? The answer really depends on what type of paddling you enjoy. Many of us consider kayaking to be a summer-only activity and are more than content to hang up the paddling gear for the season when things start to get cold outside. Others will paddle on … Continue reading »

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Paddling the Alaskan Panhandle

A guide to staying safe and having fun in a kayaking paradise. Introduction Alaska, “The Last Frontier”, is a paddling paradise.  At approximately 1/5th the size of the entire continental US, it is by far the largest State (not everything is bigger in Texas folks) and contains a coastline of nearly 47,000 miles (Source).  This … Continue reading »

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How to Dress Appropriately for Cold Water Paddling

Just because the swim-trunks and bikinis have been tucked away for the rest of the year doesn’t mean that the paddling season has to end! Autumn, especially in New England, can be one of the best seasons for paddling. The exodus of vacationers leaves the waters quiet and the changing foliage provides views straight from … Continue reading »

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