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Boat Review: Current Designs Ignite

Ignite is an appropriate name for this hybrid. For touring kayakers, it could spark an interest in go-fast fitness paddling or even recreational racing. For…

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Boat Review: Swift Canoe & Kayak Saranac 14

“This seat is amazing!” exclaimed our more hedonistic (and—ahem—mature) testers, after settling into the Saranac 14’s luxuriantly cushy cockpit. Swift listened to their customers and…

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Video: Swift Saranac 14 Kayak Review

Field Tested: 5 Light Touring Kayaks Under 45 Pounds   “This seat is amazing!” exclaimed our more hedonistic (and—ahem—mature) testers, after settling into the Saranac…

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Video: Current Designs Ignite Kayak Review

Field Tested: 5 Light Touring Kayaks Under 45 Pounds   Ignite is an appropriate name for this hybrid. For touring kayakers, it could spark an…

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Kayak Review: Current Designs Equinox

An in-depth review of the new Current Designs Equinox touring kayak by Adventure Kayak magazine.  My least favorite memory of a Current Designs Solstice GT…

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Valley Gemini SP Kayak Review

An in-depth review of the Valley Gemini SP sports play sea kayak by Adventure Kayak magazine.   In Greek mythology, Castor and Pollux were Gemini,…

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Current Designs Infinity Kayak Review

Current Designs has long made touring kayaks in all shapes and sizes, but lacked a British-style expedition kayak to complete their lineup. The Infinity fills…

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Zegul 520 Kayak Review

A review of the Zegul 520 sea kayak by Adventure Kayak magazine. Designed in Scandinavia, built in Northern Europe and shipped to U.S. and Canadian…

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Tiderace Xplore-S Kayak Review

A review of the Tiderace Xplore-S sea kayak from Adventure Kayak magazine. Based in Penrith, England, Tiderace Sea Kayaks have rightfully become synonymous with performance…

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Valley Sea Kayaks Etain Kayak Review

A review of Valley Sea Kayaks' Etain by Adventure Kayak magazine. Valley may be the most venerable sea kayak manufacturer in the world. Their signature…

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Stellar Kayaks S16 Kayak Review

A review of Stellar Kayaks' S16 from Adventure Kayak magazine. Launched in 2008, Stellar Kayaks is a true child of globalization, harnessing North American and…

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Boat Review: The Vital 166 by Maelström

Maelstrom is the brainchild of kayak instructor Charles-Alexandre DesJardins. Instead of setting up his own shop, Desjardins forged an agreement with well-established Quebec-based kayak manufacturer…

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Boat Review: Looksha Elite Composite by Necky Kayaks

For Necky, the new Looksha Elite represents a return to its roots. Not another British-style kayak or “poke around the bay” rec boat, this is…

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Boat Review: The Eliza Composite by Necky Kayaks

The Guiding Principle of the Eliza is that smaller paddlers can go faster in a smaller boat because they will have to push less water…

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Boat Review: The Nemo by Kayakpro

The Nemo is the first sea kayak from New York–based racing-kayak maker KayakPro. This striking design is made to look and be revolutionary by combining…

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