Build Your Own Kayak – Filmmaker Todd Lynch reflects on lessons learned when building his own Pinguino 14.5 touring kayak from Pygmy Boats

C&K contributor Todd Lynch walks prospective kayak kit buyers through his “out of the box” experience building a 14.5-foot Pinguino touring kayak from Pygmy boats, having never constructed a wooden kit boat prior. With simple tools, epoxy and fiberglass, the San Diego-based video producer-editor learned a few simple lessons along the way: Trust the instructions,

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How to win a survival reality show – Wilderness canoe tripper Jim Baird explains how he and his brother Ted won HISTORY’s recent show ‘Alone’

[The following article contains explicit language] BY JIM BAIRD It’s 2011, and my brother Ted and I are paddling hard into driving rain and headwinds. It’s early September in interior Labrador, and our group of four is catching the tail end of Hurricane Irene. Starving hungry, soaked, and cold, we pull over to make camp,

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Yoga for Paddling: Anatomy of Paddling – ‘Yoga for Paddling’ author Anna Levesque shares tips for kayakers, canoeists and standup paddlers

— An excerpt from Chapter 2 of Yoga for Paddlers by Anna Levesque — MY PHYSICAL THERAPIST/YOGA THERAPIST says that every muscle in the body has a dream of being strong and supple for optimal performance. Muscles want to be able to produce force when called into action and be able to yield when it’s time

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Yoga for Paddling: Alignment Principles – ‘Yoga for Paddling’ author and longtime instructor Anna Levesque shares tips for kayakers, canoeists, and standup paddlers

‘Yoga for Paddling’ author and longtime instructor Anna Levesque shares tips for kayakers, canoeists, and standup paddlers in this exclusive book excerpt series.

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Yoga for Paddling: Shoulder Blade Push-ups – ‘Yoga for Paddling’ author and longtime instructor Anna Levesque shares tips for kayakers, canoeists and standup paddlers

‘Yoga for Paddling’ author and longtime instructor Anna Levesque shares tips for kayakers, canoeists and standup paddlers in this book excerpt series.

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