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Remember to dress for immersion

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Keep Kayak Fishing Safe -Dress for Immersion

Bob is a kayak fishing enthusiast who loves gear. He wants every advantage he can get on the water, but sometimes he forgets that what…

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Always wear your lifejacket.

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Keep Kayak Fishing Safe - Wear your Lifejacket

This is Ted. Ted is a kayak fishing enthusiast. For Ted, efficiency and speed always come first, but this leaves Ted unprepared for his kayaking…

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Bring a buddy when out on the water

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How to Paddle a SUP Safer: The Buddy System

It may seem adventurous to go out on the water alone, but this leaves you without help when something does go wrong. Having a paddling…

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How To Paddle A SUP Safer: Don't Paddle Impaired

There are few things better than relaxing after a long day and having a few drinks with friends. But paddling impaired is dangerous. Take Jeffrey…

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WATER SPORTS FOUNDATION INC.

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How To Paddle A SUP Safer: Dress For Immersion

Everyone likes to look cool. But don't let your desire to be cool overweigh your need to be safe. When paddling a SUP, be sure…

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Two men eating hotdogs under an umbrella

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How To Paddle A SUP Safer: Check The Forecast

So you're a SUP enthusiast. We get it, we are SUP enthusiasts too. But, like Sterling in the video below, it is easy to be…

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 An overhead shot of a river

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How To Paddle A SUP Safer: Wear A Leash And PFD

This is Randall. Randall is a standup paddleboard enthusiast. But Randall gets easily distracted.  We know, like Randall, you are a standup paddleboard enthusiast. You…

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A SUP paddler paddling in calm water.

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How To Paddle A SUP Safer: Know Your Limits

We all know the feeling, you are the proud owner of a new kayak or SUP. You want to get on the water immediately. But…

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A group of kayakers paddling near a barge.

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How To Share The Waterways

As summer gets closer and more boats are hitting the water, it is important for everyone on the water to be aware of others sharing…

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A stranded kayaker calls for help over a radio on a rock beach.

Tips For Safer Paddling

Safety comes first when you’re out on the water. Whether you’re in a kayak, canoe, SUP or fishing kayak, it’s imperative to know the rules…

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A sea kayaker, in a blue kayak, surfs on the ocean.

Understanding Weather-Cocking And Skegs

Bill Vonnegut is an ACA Level 5 instructor and teaches for River & Ocean, including regular rock garden classes and ocean rolling. He likes to get out on…

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It's important for new paddlers to be smart, be safe, and have fun.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Safer Paddling

It’s important for new kayakers to know how to paddle safely. Here is a list of tips and tricks to help any beginner get started.…

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A woman sitting on the ice during the winter in Eastern Canada wearing a snowsuit and hat

4 Yoga Poses For Kayakers In The Off Season

Slippery sidewalks, days and nights spent inside, and constant daydreaming about the summer paddling season too often define the cold winter months. As this pattern…

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