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Updated Articles and Resources

By George Sayour

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Go Kayak Surfing in the Ocean: Surf Kayaking Tips and Steps Created: Saturday, May 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Ocean Kayak surfing is one of the best kept secrets in the paddling world. There are so many benefits to surf kayaking in the ocean that it really is amazing why more people haven’t picked it...
    • Canoe and Kayak Gear Storage Created: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Nothing is worse than getting out on the water and finding out that some item you’re wearing is ripped or broken. Also, canoe and kayak gear isn’t cheap. It is for these reasons that we...
    • Sea Kayaking Safety Rescues Created: Sunday, November 13, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Kayakers almost never learn the different safety rescues. Not knowing these sea kayak safety rescues can definitely have dire consequences. Here is a skill progression of the different kayak safe...
    • Playboating Basics Created: Saturday, December 24, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      All About the Basics of Playboating. Playboating, as it is called is its own genre of paddling. Half of the fun of whitewater kayaking is horsing around in the waves, holes, eddy lines, and rapids....
    • Different Types of Standup Paddleboarding Created: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Standup paddleboarding is really a platform by which a paddler can do a wide variety of other activities. SUP certainly has appeal for kayakers and canoeists due to the paddling aspect of it. Of...
    • How to Kayak Created: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Kayaking is still one of the fastest growing of the water sports in the United States. While it's true that anyone can rent a kayak and begin to paddle, most people don't take a lesson to learn the...
    • Advanced Whitewater Kayaking River Feature Terminology Created: Friday, November 25, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      This is a list of those more advanced terms that are used to describe whitewater kayaking river features.A whitewater paddler’s knowledge of whitewater kayaking river features obviously shoul...
    • Learn to Whitewater Kayak Created: Sunday, September 23, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Getting into whitewater kayaking can be a daunting proposition. Here are the things to consider in order to learn to whitewater kayak." itemprop="description" Tuesday, August 24, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      With the increase in popularity of water sports over the last decade there are more boats than ever before on our shared waterways. Motor boats, personal water craft, and self-propelled boats such...
    • Kayaking During Flooding Created: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Whitewater kayaking during flooding flood stage conditions is truly a treasured experience for the white water kayaker. Every whitewater kayaker begins to salivate upon mention of rain. It is the...
    • How to Choose and Buy a Whitewater Kayak Helmet Created: Thursday, October 22, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      This guide will help you navigate your way through the world of setting out to choose and buy a whitewater kayak helmet. Nowadays kayak helmets are made of a variety of different materials and the...
    • All About the Risks in Whitewater Kayakaing Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      All about the risks inherent in whitewater kayaking
    • Beginner Tips for Not Flipping in Whitewater Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Four tips for beginning kayakers so they don't flip over in whitewater.
    • Risk Homeostasis in Kayaking Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      All about risk homeostasis in kayaking and risk compensation in kayaking.
    • Risk Homeostasis in Whitewater Kayaking Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      All about whitewater kayaking risk homeostasis and managing the risks while paddling whitewater.
    • How to Size Vibram FiveFingers Toe Pockets Shoes Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Here is my advice on how to properly size your foot for FiveFingers products. recently testing the Maiori and the Signa, two of Vibram’s latest FiveFingers shoes and their own ones made speci...
    • South Carolina Kayaking and Canoeing Created: Thursday, January 31, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Here is a guide to discovering some of those kayaking (and canoeing) options in and around the state of South Carolina.
    • Getting Started in Standup Paddle Boarding Created: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Standup paddleboarding, SUP for short, is taking the sporting world by storm and is quickly becomming the fastest growing watersport in the U.S. An activity that draws broad appeal from among peo...
    • Meet the 2012 U.S. Women's Eights Olympic Rowing Team Created: Monday, July 30, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The U.S. Women's Eights Olympic Rowing Team has much to look forward to as well as live up to in the 2012 London Olympics. In 2012 the ladies will be defending their Olympic title. Six members of ...
    • Tips on How to Paddle a Tandem Canoe Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Tips on how to paddle a tandem canoe with two people.
    • Dry Suit Created: Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      A dry suit is a full-body waterproof suit with rubber neck, wrist, and ankle gaskets which keep the water out. Dry Suits are used in kayaking, rafting, canoeing, waterskiing, and scuba diving.
    • Paddling Sandals Created: Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Paddling Sandals are a pair of closed-toe sandals that fit securely on the foot.
    • Throw Bag Created: Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      A throw bag is a rope filled bag that is used to rescue swimmers. One end of the rope is connected to the inside of the bag. The rescuer holds the loose end of the rope and throws the bag to the ...
    • The Recovery Phase Created: Monday, July 27, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      The Definition of the Recovery Phase of a Paddle Stroke. The recovery phase is one of three parts to a paddle stroke which include the catch phase, the power phase, and the recovery phase. The re...
    • Catch Phase of a Paddle Stroke Created: Monday, July 27, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Definition of the Catch Phase. The catch phase is one of three parts to a paddle stroke which include the catch phase, the power phase, and the recovery phase. The catch phase is the part of the ...
    • Kayaking and Canoeing at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers, Florida Created: Friday, November 30, 2012 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Here's all the info you'll need to get out there and paddle at Fort Meyers Lakes Regional Park in Lees County.
    • The Best of the Rest Created: Sunday, July 13, 2008 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Meet some of the fiercest competitors that that pose a threat to the American team in the 2008 Beijing Olympics Canoe/Kayak events.
    • An Illustrated History of Canoe/Kayak Created: Monday, May 19, 2008 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Canoes and kayaks have been around from the beginning of human civilizations. This articles features an illustrated history of the sports that use canoes and kayaks. Presenting a history of canoe /...
    • What to Watch Out for While Whitewater Rafting Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Here are the top 5 dangers to watch out for when whitewater rafting. The point of this article is not to asses the level of danger involved in whitewater rafting, but rather to highlight the dange...
    • Kayaking Big Shoals on the Suwannee River Created: Sunday, March 31, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      The Suwannee River in White Springs, Florida has a rapid known as Big Shoals that turns into a Class III rapid when the water is just right. Learn all about kayaking Florida's only class iii white...
    • Kayaking and Mountain Biking in South Florida Created: Saturday, September 29, 2012 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Oleta River State Park offers kayakers and mountain bikers a distinctly South Florida outdoor experience. You can rent kayaks and mountain bikes at Oleta River State Park. Here's all the info you...
    • Whitewater Gear Inspection Checklist Created: Saturday, March 31, 2012 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Here's a whitewater inspection checklist to help you assess the useful life left in your canoeing and kayaking whitewater gear.Helmets hit off of river bottoms and spray skirts have paddles slammin...

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