I am a 60 year old male kayak paddler with a Chesapeake Light Craft "17 LT" and a Feathercraft Big Kahuna. I paddle in protected waters as a recreational kayaker. I have experienced some pain and numbness in both legs after about 30-60 minutes of...
Skwoosh Kayak Seat Paddling Cushion from Amazon,
October 4, 2011
I'm an active kayak paddler which requires long hours of sitting while exploring the rivers, springs and lakes of the Florida wilderness. Backside comfort is essential because a sore butt can ruin an otherwise beautiful wilderness experience...
Ah, Much Better!,
June 30, 2009
I've been doing a good bit of kayaking along the Susquehanna River in PA, and after an hour or more, my tail starts to get numb, and the pain just multiplies, since there's no place to get the weight off your duff while you're paddling. Getting out...
Paracord Planet 1/8" Shock Cord in Various Colors - Choose from 10, 25, 50, and 100 Feet, Made in USA
If you're buying it for shoelaces...,
May 21, 2014
This product works perfectly, I got 10 feet of it and it should be enough to do at least three pairs of shoes. Good quality material.Seal the ends with a lighter, lace it normally, and add a cord lock and it's set. Far cheaper than other...
Enabled me to re-connect my tent poles,
January 21, 2014
There were YouTube instructions on how to use the shock cord to restore my tent poles. The 1/8' thickness was larger than the original shock cord and I had no problems using the thicker cord. Time will tell how long it will last, but now that I know...
April 2, 2014
This paracord is exactly what I needed. The only problem (and it isn't a problem for me really) was the color was not what I ordered. I use it to keep me from losing tools that I take underwater to work on the bottom of my boat. A short loop of this...
Canada shuts out asylum seekers: study - Globalnews.ca
OTTAWA – A new Harvard Law School study paints a scathing portrait of Canada as a country that’s increasingly slamming its doors on asylum-seekers and thereby unwittingly contributing to the human smuggling crisis. The report by the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, obtained by The Canadian Press, accuses Ottawa of making it so difficult for refugees to claim asylum that it’s.
TV series Made in America travels to Oceanside, California to visit Hobie Cat Company and see the makers of Hobie Catamarans and Hobie Kayaks. John Ratzenber...
Questions of Customers
Can anybody give me advice on a kayak to putz around on a lake with?
I am particularly looking for an inexpensive kayak to meander around a little lake with my family. I would prefer Made in USA, but I realize that may be expecting too much. Ultimately this is for family fun and I would like best advice possible...
First, the made in the USA is going to be a challenge - most of the recreational boat manufacturers are building hulls off shore.
If you are on a small lake, and want to put multiple people...
What are the best options for a boat you can carry to the water?
I have a fibreglass kayak but its rather large and bulky. I live about half a mile from the river.
1. You can buy or make one of these:...
Canada shuts out asylum seekers: study
The Harvard study is being made public a week after a newly declassified report showed that smugglers were caught trying to sneak dramatically more people into Canada in 2011 than over the previous year at largely unguarded Canada-U.S. border crossings
St. Croix: Home to beautiful beaches, lush greenery of the rain forest
The Danes — who ruled St. Croix for 184 years before selling it to the United States — set up government in Christiansted. For our trip, we climb into kayaks made of a clear, resinlike material so we can see the dinoflagellates in the water. To
America's Cup: Oracle’s Illegal Boats
Oracle Racing and Ben Ainslie Racing are found to have been using illegal boats in America's Cup World Series Oracle Racing have withdrawn from the last four America's Cup World Series events and will be returning the trophies that the teams won following ...
Boat industry needs to ‘rethink how boats are made’ says McCoy in METS keynote
“We surveyed 50,000 boating consumers – current boaters, former boaters and future boaters – in the United States, Canada ... “If we look at real market pricing, the cost of new boats is rising dramatically faster than the rate of ...
Made in Arkansas: SeaArk Boats
The pleasure boat division also grew and built a variety of products in both all-welded and riveted aluminum. By the mid 1980’s MonArk had over 200 dealers across the United States. In 1988, MonArk Boat Company sold the pleasure boat division to ...
Learn more about the Made in USA brand Malibu Kayaks, who offer angler kayaks and surf ski kayaks for amateurs, professionals and families.
Huge 350 made by kayakers on the water in Washburn, Wisconsin in June, 2009. The kayakers were attending an inland kayak symposium.
This was one of the lead up events to 5,200 creative demonstrations happening around...
Shortly after we got there, somebody said that there was a guy negotiating the falls and preparing to go over in a kayak. We saw people in safety gear across the river, and waited for another 15 minutes. The descent...