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I love when people bring technology and the outdoors together in unique ways so I knew this project was right up my alley as soon as I stumbled upon it. What you are looking at here is called the Tide Machine. It's a simple, internet-connected surfboard that reports the current…
Think you can design a better PFD than the one you currently wear in your canoe or kayak? If so, you could win up to $10,000 in a contest organized by the BoatUS Foundation.
Yes, its super silly and my kids made fun of me for watching but I don't care. This is brought to you by Ylvis, that same guy who wondered a while back what foxes say.
Just read some really good news tonight, the new organization, Paddlesports North America which replaces British Canoe Union North America has just become the official delivery organization for the BCU here in North America. Alec and Sharon Bloyd-Peshkin explained the impact of this development on their website, Have Kayaks Will…
Looking through the online Google's collection of patents turns up no shortage of weird kayaking related inventions. Here is a quick round-up: The Paddlebow Like kayaking? Like bow hunting? Why on earth would you ever consider looking at them as two different sports when you can combine them for a…
I love when cool technology comes together. Huntsville, Ontario resident, Ben Carlin started up a new company this past Spring called Intrepid360 with the aim to combine 360 degree video and marketing. He recently partnered up with Algonquin Outfitters to demonstrate the immersive and very powerful form of video by…
I love this old footage from 1949 showing the demonstration of a game of canoe polo at a local boat regatta. To both the untrained and trained eye it looks like total chaos but at the same time a serious boatload of fun.
I got a pleasant surprise in the old email box the other day when I discovered that Jeff's Map has released a brand new map for Temagami region as well as a major update to his Killarney Provincial Park and surrounding area. If you are an Ontario paddler who hasn't…
With summer slowly winding to a close is it time to put your sea kayak away for the season? Heaven's no! In fact, I would argue that early fall is one of the best times of the year to get out kayaking. Sure, the air is cooler (but you can…
Here is a tip to all you would-be kayak thieves out there. If you steal a hand-made wooden kayak, don't offer to sell it back to the owner when they approach you at your local beach. The Bellingham Herald has the full story: The kayak was stolen some time overnight…

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