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Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
The whistle is a unique device that has one universal purpose. It gets attention loud and clear. Police use them, ringmasters use them and boaters use them.
Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Salt water kayaking is a growing activity. While surfboards have their place riding the waves around the world, it was only a matter of time before someone chose to try out a kayak.
Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
While helmets are considered mandatory for some sports such as ATV
Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Monday, December 10th 2018
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Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Monday, December 10th 2018
Packs have been around since the days of the settlers and Indians. There are many different types and styles all with their own virtues and cons.
Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Monday, December 10th 2018
While kayaks and canoes tend to be used during the daylight hours negotiating the moving rivers and streams they frequent, they are not excluded from the occasional night time excursion.
Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Sunday, December 9th 2018
Submersible flashlights are an indispensable item for canoes, kayaks, and boaters.
Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Sunday, December 9th 2018
There are many things you can do with a simple waterproof tarp. You can make a suitable ground cover, or a wind break, or cover your gear.
Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Saturday, December 8th 2018
One of the most widely used and commonly known backpacks for canoeing is called the Duluth pack.
Posted In Canoe Accessories and Equipment on Saturday, December 8th 2018
Rope is one of those things that it seems to lend a sense of security to any outdoor activity, especially on the water
Posted In Canoe and Mfg Links on Sunday, December 9th 2018
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Posted In Canoe Books and Magazine Links on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
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Posted In Canoe Customization on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
There are a lot of things you can do to make things comfy-cozy in your canoe.
Posted In Canoe Customization on Monday, December 10th 2018
A canoe is more than just a boat. A canoe can become a romance like no other.
Posted In Canoe Manufacturers on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
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Posted In Canoe Nomenclature on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
The most important part of a canoe is not the seats, it
Posted In Canoe Nomenclature on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Posted In Canoe Nomenclature on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Canoes are almost as simple a boat as there is when you come right down to it.
Posted In Canoe Paddles on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Canoe paddles have had a long history through the years and have seen a lot of shapes and sizes come and go.
Posted In Canoe Paddles on Sunday, December 9th 2018
Paddles are kind of like shoes. You wouldn
Posted In Canoe Portaging on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
Eventually, if you canoe enough on rivers and streams, there will come a day when there just isn
Posted In Canoe Portaging on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Rivers never are totally predictable, even when you think they will be. Rain and drought can play tricks of their own on you right when you think you have it all figured out
Posted In Canoe Portaging on Saturday, December 8th 2018
There are two kinds of portages, one that stinks, and one that REALLY stinks. But, as canoeists, it
Posted In Canoe Portaging on Saturday, December 8th 2018
Say the word canoe and people envision picturesque vistas of smooth flowing waters wide with gentle eddies, deer standing magnificent on the shore...
Posted In Canoe Recommended Websites on Monday, December 10th 2018
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Posted In Canoe Safety on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
There are several things you can do if and when your canoe overturns in a river.
Posted In Canoe Safety on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
The whistle is a unique device that has one universal purpose. It gets attention loud and clear. Police use them, ringmasters use them and boaters use them.
Posted In Canoe Safety on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Even though the wind is something that we can’t see or touch, the effect it has on our outdoor experiences can be monumental.
Posted In Canoe Safety on Monday, December 10th 2018
Canoes, by their very nature, will eventually end up either upside-down in the water or at least submerged right side up.
Posted In Canoe Vehicle Racks on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
Posted In Canoe Vehicle Racks on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Canoe roof racks for those vehicles not capable of transporting canoes on their own, adding a roof rack is a convenient way of transporting your boat to and from the water.
Posted In Canoe Vehicle Racks on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Roof racks are made for vehicles to transport canoes and kayaks on those that may or may not have accommodations on the top of the car than can be suitable for this purpose
Posted In Canoe Vehicle Racks on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
There are many considerations when it comes to the type of rack you might need for your vehicle.
Posted In Canoe Vehicle Racks on Sunday, December 9th 2018
Pickup trucks are designed for carrying bulk items but are not generally suited for transporting equipment that could be damaged by the jostling around from being carried loose in the back of them
Posted In Canoeing Locations on Sunday, December 9th 2018
While for many mention paddling and they picture violent whitewater and skills far beyond the average canoeist or rafter, that definitely is not the norm.
Posted In Canoeing Techniques on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
While miles of lily pad beds, or endless patches of Milfoil or hyacinths usually aren
Posted In Canoeing Techniques on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Learning the 5 basic canoe strokes is an essential part of safe canoeing.
Posted In Canoeing Techniques on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Once of the true pleasures in the boating world is the bond that forms between the two paddlers in a canoe.
Posted In Canoeing Techniques on Monday, December 10th 2018
There are several strokes the canoeist can employ to drive his canoe in a straight line.
Posted In Canoeing Techniques on Sunday, December 9th 2018
Maintaining direction in a canoe is a combination of strokes coordinated between the front paddler and the rear paddler.
Posted In Canoeing Techniques on Saturday, December 8th 2018
The power stroke is a unique paddle stroke in that it does not rely on the arms to supply the power.
Posted In Canoeing Techniques on Saturday, December 8th 2018
Anyone who has ever tried to paddle a canoe against a stiff headwind knows you
Posted In Canoeing Techniques on Saturday, December 8th 2018
Anyone who has paddled a canoe alone for any length of time knows that half of his energy is wasted simply in the process of swapping sides to paddle on.
Posted In Canoeing White Water on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
Sometimes we just have to stop worrying about going down river and concentrate on having fun. There are a lot of ways you can use the river to do all the work while you just go along for the ride.
Posted In Canoeing White Water on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
While there is a lot to say about knowing the strokes and lingo and gear you need to canoe successfully, there is another aspect to canoeing that will make the experience more safe and enjoyable.
Posted In Canoeing White Water on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
One of the biggest problems the white water enthusiast encounters while running rapids and fast water is getting too much of the river in the boat instead of keeping it outside where it belongs.
Posted In Canoeing White Water on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
With the coming of spring right around the corner after a winter with a fairly substantial amount of snow on the ground...
Posted In Canoeing White Water on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
An over-turned or flooded canoe is one thing to deal with; the gear inside it is another.
Posted In Canoeing White Water on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
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Posted In Canoeing White Water on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Rapids are like fingerprints, no two are exactly alike.
Posted In Canoeing White Water on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
The following routes are all products of the environmental movement’s efforts to protect and preserve natural waterways for their scenic beauty and recreational usage.
Posted In Canoeing White Water on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
White water canoes, by their very nature, paddle on the brink of disaster on a regular basis.
Posted In Canoeing White Water on Saturday, December 8th 2018
Rivers have a limited number of conditions and features that will impact the canoeist.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
I recently was a part of a somewhat “heated discussion” about what makes for an ABS canoe and what doesn’t.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Wednesday, December 12th 2018
While any particular outdoor activity can be an exciting adventure, combining several can bring out the best the outdoors has to offer.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
While the title of this article might sound like etiquette for dining out, tipping in a canoe is a far more sobering experience.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
Canoe camping takes advantages of the best of two worlds, camping and canoeing.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
One of the most enjoyable pasttimes I can think of is an extended canoe trip.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Tuesday, December 11th 2018
We typically think of anchors being a necessity for larger vessels and totally overlook them as an essential piece of equipment for smaller craft.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Monday, December 10th 2018
Early fall is the time to start thinking about storing your canoe.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Monday, December 10th 2018
Being fortunate enough to live “on or near water” for most of my adult life, I have always marveled at how people enjoy water wherever it is found.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Monday, December 10th 2018
While the motorboat indeed has its place on bigger water with its speed and passenger capacity, the canoe and kayak hold serenity in their grasps.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Monday, December 10th 2018
Solo paddling in a canoe is vastly different from tandem paddling.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Monday, December 10th 2018
One of my favorite camping experiences are extended canoe trips.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Monday, December 10th 2018
“A man has got to know his limitations”. A famous line from a famous movie by a famous actor, there is an underlying brilliance to this statement that applies to many outdoor activities.
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Saturday, December 8th 2018
Just when you thought you
Posted In Canoes Just Beginning on Saturday, December 8th 2018
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