Making the (5,000) Miles Count – Sea kayaker Rich Brand discusses his 2017 Captured Heartbeats expedition on the ‘Great Loop’ around eastern North America

Checking in with sea kayaker Rich Brand on his journey to paddle the 5,000-mile Great Loop around the eastern half of North America.

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The Whale Whisperer – Kayak Guide and Photographer Vince Shay Gets Up Close and Personal with Whales in California

Kayak Guide and Photographer Vince Shay Gets Up Close and Personal with Whales in California

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Paddling Beyond Portland – A Journey From City to Coast

An Oregon kayak guide explores beyond the city limits, tracing the Willamette River to the terminus of the Columbia, paddling from Portland to Astoria.

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Traci Lynn Martin’s record chase, down to the wire on the Great Lakes – 250 miles from an ambitious single-season distance paddling world record

Having already circumnavigated lakes Michigan, Superior and Huron, Traci Lynn Martin closes within 250 miles of her goal to set a world record for distance paddled on a surfski in a single season.

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Drake Would Go: Sea Kayaking California’s North Coast – A sea kayaking adventure from Tomales Bay to Point Reyes, Calif.

Photos and story by Chuck Graham The incessant roar from Jack’s Beach never waned throughout the night. It sounded like the wind was howling, but without a lull the surf crackled from Tomales Bluff across to Bodega Bay leaving an uneasy feeling among four hopeful kayakers aiming to paddle south around Point Reyes Lighthouse and

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