TideRace Xplor-S (17’-8”) for sale, good used condition, $3000

    TideRace Xplor-S  for sale.  Black deck / black hull.  Built in Finland with the “Classic” layup, which includes the proprietary TCT TideRace Core Technology layering.  Plus, has Kevlar

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Saltwood Kayak Paddle Review

It may seem like there are many great kayak paddle choices available. There are actually fewer high quality choices than you might think. Most new paddlers spend a ton of

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New Panasonic TS3 Waterproof Camera for Kayaking

I have really grown to like taking pictures on the water. I get out a fair bit, and I see quite a bit of weird stuff while kayaking, so I’ve

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What do I need in a New Kayaking PFD

How do you choose a new kayaking lifejacket? I am looking for a new kayaking lifejacket. The hunt is on. I’ve had the same PFD from Kokatat for years, I

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Bloyd-Peshkin Visit to Snapdragon Workshop

The small but powerful-beyond-all-description couple Sharon and Alec Bloyd-Peshkin are out in the Pacific Northwest this week. They made a stop-over at the Snapdragon factory to check out how our

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New Review of Wetsuit shoes for kayaking

I did a quick review of all of the wetuit shoes I’ve owned in the gear reviews. The primary considerations were fit inside the boat, warmth, and the strength of

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Johnson Outdoors finalizes sale of Lendal to Nigel Dennis

on May 6th Johnson Outdoors finalized it’s sale of Scottish Brand Lendal Paddles to Nigel Dennis, aka Celtic Paddles. This is a great step in getting the venerable and respectable

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New Kayaker Cameras Released by Sony and Panasonic

Panasonic and Sony both recently released two new waterproof digital compact cameras. Panasonic released the Lumix TS1. And Sony released the Cybershot TX5. In the beginning there were far fewer

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Drysuit vs. Wetsuit for Kayaking

Jon Turk wrote a nice article on the benefits of wetsuits vs drysuits some years ago for Sea Kayaker magazine. I wanted to put together some of my own empirical

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Lendal XTI Blades Keyword Trend

Interestingly over the last 15 days the keyword, “Lendal XTI” has been swelling on Go Kayak Now. I think this might be due to the fact that consumers are having

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