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Boat Review: Ocean Kayak Trident 13

Ocean Kayak’s Trident series is the love child of the original sit-on-top kayak. Almost 45 years ago, Tim Niemier designed the first surfski and sea…

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Boat Review: Advanced Elements StraightEdge Angler Pro

I’m wearing a wetsuit under my tuxedo. When no one is looking, I sneak away from the Ambassador’s reception ball, climb down a 50-foot cliff…

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Video Review: The Sisu by Current Designs

The original concept for the Sisu was born from the traditional ethos that any kayak was not complete with the paddler. Cockpit fit and overall…

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Video Review: Point 65 Kayaks Whisky 16

The Whisky 65 16 3L was redesigned to give confidence to paddlers of all skill levels. Construction The hull was designed to maximize control while…

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Boat Review: Oru Kayak The Coast

Two years ago, we reviewed the original Oru Kayak, an award-winning marvel of engineering from California architect, designer and paddler Anton Willis and partner Ardy…

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Boat Review: Sojourn 135

The Sojourn’s spacious hatches are very easy to pack—ideal for aspirational paddle-campers who don’t have teeny-tiny gear or pantries full of dehydrated meals. The hull’s…

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Boat Review: Stellar Kayaks S14-LV

“This feels like a sports car!” marveled one happy tester, who enjoyed the S14- LV’s quickness in all types of water and playful maneuverability on…

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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: Delta Kayaks 12S

Stable and well behaved, the 12S embodies Delta’s West Coast touring design ethos— beginner-friendly, efficient and capable of hauling all your gear—scaled down in a…

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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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Boat Review: Atlantic LV by North Shore

Even a freak blizzard, courtesy of the polar vortex that plagued early spring in the Northeast, can’t deter me from my date with the Atlantic…

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Video: Hurricane Sojourn 135 Kayak Review

Field Tested: 5 Light Touring Kayaks Under 45 Pounds   The Sojourn’s spacious hatches are very easy to pack—ideal for aspirational paddle-campers who don’t have…

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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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Video: Stellar S14-LV Kayak Review

Field Tested: 5 Light Touring Kayaks Under 45 Pounds   “This feels like a sports car!” marveled one happy tester, who enjoyed the S14-LV’s quickness…

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