Archive for September, 2010

Fall Maintenance for Canoes and Kayaks

Monday, September 27th, 2010

As I promised in my blog on “Repair Kits for Kayaking”, I am going to spend a little time talking about the routine maintenance that you should be doing on your canoes and/or kayaks.  Fall is officially here and most paddlers in the upper half of North America will soon be putting their boats into […]

More Help for Your Roll: Review of “Simplifying the Roll” DVD

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

I just received my copy of the new DVD,  “Simplifying the Roll with Helen Wilson”, in the mail today.  I ordered it from “Sea Kayaker” magazine and received it in about 3 days.  I immediately turned off the football game this afternoon as soon as it arrived and popped the disc into the DVD player.  […]

The Importance of Instruction

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

If you want to take your paddling skills to the highest level you can achieve, it is extremely important to get good instruction right from the beginning.  This little bit of advice may seem fairly self-evident and not particularly earth-shattering which is maybe why it is so often overlooked and ignored by beginning paddlers. I’m […]

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