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First Look: New Yakima Rack Accessories

Yakima came to Outdoor Retailer 2017 with a slew of great new and updated accessories. Yakima is known for solving transportation problems and these accessories…

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The new NRS touring PFD

Sneak Peek: NRS Touring PFDs

NRS has redesigned their touring PFD line to make you more comfortable. On top of cool new colors, NRS also changed the design so the…

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The seat of the old town castine

First Look: Old Town Castine Touring Kayak

Old Town is getting back in the touring kayak world with a great new boat, the Castine. The Castine is a 14-foot light touring kayak…

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Fresh Look: New MTI Adventure Wear PFDs

Fresh Look: New MTI Adventure Wear PFDs

MTI believes that lifejackets should be more affordable, so they have introduced a lot of great new products for 2018 that come in at a…

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a stholquist PFD

First Look: Stohlquist WaterWare's Redesigned PFDs

Stohlquist WaterWare brought their updated mesh-back line of PFDs to Outdoor Retailer 2017. Though Stohlquist had mesh-back PFDs before, the updated line has mesh that…

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Rudder Or Skeg For Your Sea Kayak

Which is better—rudders, skegs or nothing at all? It’s a popular shore-side debate within the kayaking community, and these hardware options are often a source…

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Gear Preview: Biolite SolarPanel 5+

Gear Preview: Biolite SolarPanel 5+

BioLite’s first foray into the solar charging market is the ultra-slim and lightweight SolarPanel 5 and 5+. We reviewed the 5+, which adds an onboard…

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Gear Preview: Biolite PowerLight Mini

Gear Preview: Biolite PowerLight Mini

This little firefly is love at first light. Casting aside conventional headlamp and lantern design, the innovators at BioLite reimagined personal lighting in the form…

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Gear Preview: Maine Island Trail Association App

Gear Preview: Maine Island Trail Association App

Created in 1987, the Maine Island Trail pioneered the recreational water trails concept. By working directly with private landowners, the Maine Island Trail Association (MITA)…

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Gear Preview: Fujifilm X-E2s Digital Camera

Gear Preview: Fujifilm X-E2s Digital Camera

Want more functionality than a phone or point-and-shoot, but don’t want the Pelican-case-between-the-knees bulk of a DSLR? Choose a compact mirrorless camera like the new…

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A kayaker on the ocean in winter.

7 Cold Water Paddling Essentials

If you live in a region with tough winters, the paddling season can seem far too short. It can take a few weeks to get…

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Gear Preview: Garmin’s eTrex Touch 35t GPS

Gear Preview: Garmin’s eTrex Touch 35t GPS

A stalwart map-and-compass paddler, it took a device as easy to use—and easy on the eyes—as Garmin’s eTrex Touch 35t to get me excited about…

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Gear Preview: Power Traveller PowerMonkey Extreme 12v

Gear Preview: Power Traveller PowerMonkey Extreme 12v

The PowerMonkey Extreme goes where few other others can— this rugged solar charging kit is waterproof and shockproof so you can harness the sun’s rays…

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