Archive for June, 2009

Living the Dream

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

If you read any of the sea kayaking magazines, you probably have seen the stories about Freya Hoffmeister’s attempt to be the second person and the first woman to circumnavigate Australia in a kayak (Paul Caffyn completed the feat in 1982).  It is an impressive challenge and a big accomplishment if she pulls it off, […]

The Right Tools for Rolling

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Have you ever tried pounding in a nail with a saw, or cutting boards with a wrench?  While saws and wrenches are both extremely useful tools, you need to have the right tool for the right job.  This time of year, many kayakers are thinking about learning to roll.  Trying to learn to roll in […]

Rack ‘Em Up

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

If you own a canoe or kayaks and will be heading out on the road this summer, here’s a reminder from a fellow user of the highways, “Please tie down your boats securely!!!”  In my 20 years of paddling, I’ve heard my share of horror stories when it comes to boat carnage.  All but two […]

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