Typically kayaking can be viewed as a relaxing experience, washing away the stress of the day including your boss (or kids) yelling at you.

Sadly it looks like it might have had the opposite effect on a gentleman from Westfield, Massachusetts who, according to court records pleaded not guilty to a host of charges (including attempted murder) after he allegedly attacked another man with a kayak paddle and held his head underwater. All while out kayak fishing one evening.

Wait, what?

Published in General News

David Johnston giving a poor kayak rolling lesson...The state of Massachusetts has a new House bill sitting with the Senate committee that is related to kayak safety and instruction.

Senate Bill S:974 is an interesting piece of legislation as it will require anybody who paddling a kayak to wear a personal flotation device in good and serviceable condition.

Another major section is related to kayak instruction. Here is the key wording:

Published in Industry Stuff

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