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What Do You Need for Kayak Camping? by MRD
Someone asked recently on the forums here about kayak camping with their 10-foot boat. While I am sure it is doable for some, I have done a fair bit of kayak camping and for me, I find a 14-foot or 14.5-foot boat to be as small a boat as I would ...
Poling a canoe? Say what? by sgbotsford
When Vale commented earlier that she had never heard of poling I realized that I needed to get people up to speed. Firstly: I'm not an expert. I've played with it a bit, but I've run into in the canoe literature several times. So most of this ...

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A used boat in good condition selling for about half its retail price seems, for the most part, a pretty good deal. If you look at it, and in your opinion the wear and tear on it now seems ...
by MRD - 6 hours ago
It would be helpful if these types of posts included photos and more info about the age, condition and specifications of the particular boat, and an asking price. That said, a Google search ...
by MRD - 6 hours ago
It's difficult to answer these types of questions without photos and more info about the age, condition and specifications of the particular boat ... that said, I did see an ad selling a ...
by MRD - 7 hours ago
There are few people who know as much about canoeing as Kevin Callan. Here's his take on canoe paddles, including the Otter Tail vs. Beaver Tail question: ...
by MRD - 1 day ago
Despite the unintended early end to your trip, that's a good trip report. Thanks for sharing. In the end, how much did it cost to properly repair that damage?
by MRD - 1 day ago
Here's a good article about paddle feathering by Olympic gold medalist and Epic Kayaks co-owner Greg Barton: ...
by MRD - 1 day ago
I haven't heard of that format specifically, but people certainly do seem to be finding interesting ways to keep "kayaking" through the winter, including winter kayak parasailing: ...
by MRD - 1 day ago
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