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Dan Caldwell field tests Spade Kayaks' Ace

Review: Spade Kayaks' First River Runner

To call a spade a spade is to tell it like it is. Some people might be offended by this straight talk and consider you…

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Boat Review: Silverbirch Covert 9.3

Boat Review: Silverbirch Covert 9.3

Last fall, Steve Childs, the designer and owner of Silverbirch Canoes, called and said he’d snuck the very first Covert into the country and asked…

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Boat Review: Dagger's New Nomad

Boat Review: Dagger's New Nomad

If you're like me, you’ve got a favorite hoodie and pairs of pants and shoes that you never want to let go of. You’re comfortable…

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Boat Review: Liquidlogic Braaap

Boat Review: Liquidlogic Braaap

As a farm kid who grew up with dirt bikes and ATVs, I had a hunch where Liquidlogic’s strange new boat name came from. A…

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Boat Review: Echoee by Echo Paddles

Boat Review: Echoee by Echo Paddles

I'm sitting in my boat clenching my fists and shivering. It’s a rainy May afternoon, a week into a 10-day solo canoe instructor course. Lined…

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Boat Review: Pyranha Burn III

Boat Review: Pyranha Burn III

When Hollywood has a hit movie it’s almost expected that a sequel and sometimes even a trilogy will follow. It’s a risky strategy that doesn’t…

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Boat Review: Jackson Kayak Rogue 10

Boat Review: Jackson Kayak Rogue 10

When I hear someone described as a rouge I conjure up an image of a trail worn cowboy with a rough and tough exterior that…

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Boat Review: Nova Craft Prospector 16 TuffStuff

Boat Review: Nova Craft Prospector 16 TuffStuff

Nobody in the last six months has called me asking how the Nova Craft Canoe Prospector 16 paddles. Not a single outfitter, guide, instructor or…

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Boat Review: Pyranha Fusion L

Boat Review: Pyranha Fusion L

Some children look like a perfect mix of their parents, while others seem to resemble one more than another. While Pyranha’s crossover does have some…

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Boat Review: Dagger Kayaks Katana 10.4

Boat Review: Dagger Kayaks Katana 10.4

We’ve learned over seventeen years of doing boat testing and shootouts that testers compare all boats in the test to their own personal boat or…

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Who Is Sea Kayaking Adventurer Olly Hicks?

Who Is Sea Kayaking Adventurer Olly Hicks?

Olly Hicks is no stranger to breaking records. Once the youngest person to row solo across the Atlantic and the first to row across the…

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Sea Kayaking In Patagonia Photo Highlight

Sea Kayaking In Patagonia Photo Highlight

Clambering from the shore onto a house-sized boulder, I saw a view that I had never imagined I would see again. A wall of ice…

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First Sea Kayak Circumnavigation In Antarctica

First Sea Kayak Circumnavigation In Antarctica

Press Release From Kokatat:  ARCATA, California –This week kayakers Cristian Donoso (Chile), Roger Rovira (Catalonia) and Exequiel Lira (Chile), set out to be the first…

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Justin Case Kayak Aims High For The Lightest Kayak

Justin Case Kayak Aims High For The Lightest Kayak

Justin Case Kayak launches Kickstarter campaign to fund their portable kayak. Have you ever thought of taking a kayak on a plane as a carry-on?…

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Video: Sea Kayak Circumnavigation Of Svalbard Norway

Video: Sea Kayak Circumnavigation Of Svalbard Norway

The Paddling The Cold Edge full documentary is going to be released this year and we are excited to see it. In 2015, adventurer Jaime…

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Redesigned Kayak Models From Swift Canoe And Kayak

Redesigned Kayak Models From Swift Canoe And Kayak

Swift Canoe and Kayak recently unveiled four news kayaks at the 2017 Toronto Boat Show. These are not new additions to the kayak lineup at…

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10 of Adventure Kayak's Most Popular Stories From 2016

10 of Adventure Kayak's Most Popular Stories From 2016

1. Video: Gnarly Ocean Play in California Obviously, this story made an impression on paddlers everywhere. Our most viewed story from 2016 is a video…

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Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

  The Rapid Media office is closing for the hoiday season and will reopen on Monday, January 4.   Best wishes for a happy holiday…

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Skills: Soup Up Your Ride

Skills: Soup Up Your Ride

So you’ve found your dream kayak, but a few details still need tweaking. There are countless ways to personalize your kayak—some some fast and easy,…

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Daily Photo: Spring Serenade

Daily Photo: Spring Serenade

Adventure Kayak reader Tammy Kelly shared this photo of Jamie Smith enjoying an early spring paddle with this note: "After a long relentless winter, on…

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Daily Photo: Allagash Moose

Daily Photo: Allagash Moose

Adventure Kayak reader John Sorel's favorite section of the magazine is our Stills photo gallery. "I love to see the photos submitted by other kayakers,"…

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Daily Photo: Thai Paddling

Daily Photo: Thai Paddling

"Hello from Thailand," writes reader Amy Sarinya, "I'm a fan of Adventure Kayak. I love to kayak and paddle as much as I can." Amy…

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Daily Photo: Paddling with Dixi

Daily Photo: Paddling with Dixi

Adventure Kayak reader Cindy Lavigne shared this photo of her cuddly kayaking companion on Adventure Kayak's Facebook page, "My little Dixi girl, 12 years old…

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Daily Photo: Springs Scout

Daily Photo: Springs Scout

Adventure Kayak reader Susan Babcock writes of this adorable pic, "Our dog, Beanie, likes to keep watch from the helm of our kayak." Beanie had…

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Daily Photo: Kayak Kringle

Daily Photo: Kayak Kringle

When we shared a photo of a paddler dressed for winter paddling, we asked readers: What do you wear to stay warm paddling in winter?…

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