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The Early Summer issue of Adventure Kayak hits newsstands today, with images and stories guaranteed to get you stoked for the upcoming kayaking season. 

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Goodman, Stan Chladek and thier Nordkapps in Tallisker Bay, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Remembering Frank Goodman (1930-2017)

Tim Shuff dives into the life and legacy of the father of modern sea kayaking and the creator of the Nordkapp.



John Dowd's cabin in Clayquot Sound

Is This Simply the Most Incredible Kayak Hideaway You’ve Ever Seen?

From John Dowd’s cabin in Clayoquot Sound, photojournalist Sander Jain gives us a glimpse of what life is like living in a place that most people can only dream of visiting. 



Luke Rovner (a.k.a. Kayak Hipster)

Meet the Kayak Hipster, the Kayaker Taking Instagram by Storm

A few years ago, Luke Rovner started posting his kayak photos to Instagram. We met up with Rovner to learn what

lead him to become one of the world’s most popular kayaking Instagrammers.



The Ultimate Arctic Ice Paddling Kit

From Ice Screws to Pre-Tied Webbing: The Ultimate Arctic Paddling Kit

In honor of National Safety Month, we collaborated with Black Feather guide, Steve Ruskay to compile a list of Arctic ice gear essentials that will make paddling from and around ice both fun and safe. 



Man paddling the Scorpio MK11 HV 

Boat Test: P&H’s Scorpio MKII HV

Our testers weigh in on what makes this high-volume sea kayak a top pick for adventurers around the world. 



Boreal Design’s Epsilon C200

Boat Test: Boreal Design’s Epsilon C200

The Epsilon series offers high-performance fun in fifteen possible flavors that make it a great choice for all sorts of paddlers.



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