In the News

  • Race to head from Port Townsend to Ketchikan


    It's called R2AK, the race to Alaska, and the first there will collect a $10,000 prize.

  • Wisconsin adds to water trail system

    Point Beach water trail campsite

    TWO RIVERS, Wis. - The Lake Michigan Water Trail has two new water-access kayak campsites at Point Beach State Forest, a breakthrough in helping develop what will be the longest continuous loop freshwater sea kayaking trail in the world.


Brush up on your skills

  • The hand of god

    Hand of god rescue

    The “Hand of God” is a rather extravagantly named rescue that is very effective when aiding an unconscious or injured paddler who is unable to exit their capsized kayak. Because it’s quick and keeps the paddler in their boat (which reduces the stress and fatigue that swimming would impart), it’s also a terrific general-purpose rescue for instructors and guides coaching beginners in easy conditions.

  • Hook that heal

    Heel hook rescue technique

    Get a leg up with the heel hook re-entry

  • The sweep roll

    Nothing will help move your paddling skills to the next level like a dependable roll.


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  • Touched by whales

    San Ignacio Lagoon whale encounter

    I like to pick a spot and fix my gaze there as rostrums of all shapes and sizes poke slowly above the water, taking that first look around for the day. Vertical bodies begin to rise out of the water then gently slip back below as whales spyhop and occasionally breach.

  • Cottonwoods and canyons

    Kayaking Montana

    The familiar flat prairie slides by hour after hour as I drive until the vegetation speaks of a hotter, drier place.  Sage brush dots the rangeland more profusely, its bluish- green hue a testimony to the area’s aridity. Eventually the Bear Paw Mountains appear, perched on the end of the earth far to the south, their peaks brushing the clouds.

  • Baja: Three perspectives: Perspective Three

     Kayaking Baja Mexico

    The oncoming car was flashing its lights. I assumed that this was the usual friendly warning about a cow on the road ahead. As I crested the next hill, I saw a transport truck coming my way in the wrong lane. Fortunately I found a small pullout between the road and the cliff. 




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