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Skills

Skills

The evolution of solo whitewater canoeing means going forward with new strokes

Moving Forward: Why The Most Important Solo Whitewater Canoeing Stroke Is Dead

Paddling a solo canoe in whitewater has evolved. We no longer paddle small tandem boats, but solo ones—a very different craft that cannot be paddled…

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Go through your checklist before getting on the water

Keep Safe Paddling in Mind with the ACA Safety Series

Use these infographics to share tips on paddling safely. From kayak fishing, to canoe tripping, to standup paddleboarding, we can all do our part to…

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A woman paddling a canoe in an overgrown forest.

Why All Paddlers Feel Like Imposters

Successful individuals unable to consciously assimilate their accomplishments, live in constant fear of being found out as a fraud. This condition is so common that as far…

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A man using the prystroke on a canoe.

3 Awesome Canoe Tripping Strokes

Paddling a canoe can be cumbersome and wear you out if you aren't using the proper strokes. The video below will show you how to…

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A man stretched out and ready to sleep in a canoe.

How To Sleep In Your Canoe

What makes the best bed on a canoe trip? Some will say a thick inflatable pad in a tent. Others swear by swinging a hammock, but I’ve…

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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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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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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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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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two canoes with four people paddle by below photographer in aerial canoeing shot

Do You Prefer Bench or Bucket?

At the 1981 Whitewater Nationals in upstate New York, canoe racer Tom Staz arrived to the event with a boat that caused a stir among…

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