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Playak News Flash - September 22, 2018
Playak News Flash - September 22, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Austin Kayak Kayaking Tips – How to Select a Kayak for Camping
Austin Kayak - Take the opportunity to spend hot summer camping trips on a kayak with unlimited opportunities to cool off at any minute! Are you ready to take your camping experience to the next level?
Outdoor Industry Association Celebrate Public Lands Day and #VoteTheOutdoors this November
Outdoor Industry Association - Happy Public Lands Day! The best way to celebrate your beloved outdoor spaces? Make sure you #VoteTheOutdoors this November. Spread the word, know where your reps stand on outdoor issues all here and then vote. Let’s protect our public lands and keep celebrating them!!
Austin Kayak Top 10 Fishing Kayaks Under $1k
Austin Kayak - You're ready to get your first kayak but you want to keep it relatively inexpensive while still getting the most out of your purchase. You'll want to look for a kayak that's durable, stable, and paddles efficiently. Don't always jump at the first deal you see, and be prepared to do your research!
Tsunami Rangers Crossing Over – Four Days Kayaking the Rogue River of Southern Oregon
Tsunami Rangers - It was four full days of warm ups, kayak instruction, yoga, massage, really good food, and interaction with a bunch of great women. Over the course of the camp we paddled Class I and II sections of the Rogue between Hog Creek and Almeda with a grand finale at Argo, a Class III rapid to finish the weekend. Here’s a synopsis of the event:
Tsunami Rangers Sea Kayaking Personalities: Are YOU a Herbert?
Tsunami Rangers - The Tsunami Rangers are known for extreme sea kayaking but we embrace the whole sea tribe. We like sea and river kayakers, touring kayakers, whitewater kayakers and kayak surfers.
Tsunami Rangers Whale Watching From a Kayak – Gray Whales in Trinidad Harbor
Tsunami Rangers - On May 8 I went kayaking with whales. Because it was a spur of the moment decision I didn’t go over to the coast and spend the night as I’ve done before so it was necessary to leave at about 3:30 am in order to get to Trinidad Harbor by 8.
Kayak Base Different Types of Fishing Reels
Kayak Base - Nowadays there are so many types of fishing reels available on the market, that even the pro anglers struggle to figure out their applications. The fishing industry is changing rapidly, and this is why new types of fishing reels are introduced to different kinds of fishing. There was a time when we used to use a limited kind of reels for selected categories of fishing
Mocke Paddling Essential Paddling Gear
Mocke Paddling - Kitted Out! Surfski, SUP or Canoe: Dawid Mocke’s Guide to Essential Paddling Gear.
SUP Tonic Win a Vissla High Seas Wetsuit of Your Choice
SUP Tonic - Vissla wants to give you your pick of their most high-performance line of High Seas wetsuits! Enter to win below.
Standup Paddle Magazine All that happened in the City Paddle Festival NYC
Standup Paddle Magazine - City Paddle Festivals, a participatory three-stop Standup Paddleboard experience and celebration that connects some of the World’s most high profile Cities (London, New York, Paris), hosted a massive number of fans and athletes for a day of unforgettable SUP experiences, live music and an action-packed New York SUP Open, the second stop of the APP World Tour.
SUP International Lizzie Carr’s Hudson River expedition to spread awareness on plastic pollution
SUP International - Environmental activist Lizzie Carr has become the first person to successfully paddleboard the navigable length of New York’s Hudson River -­ a 275km journey from Albany to the Statue of Liberty. Lizzie, who paddled for up to nine hours a day for eight consecutive days, confronted unpredictable conditions throughout her journey.
Am. Whitewater Prevent a New Dam on the San Joaquin (CA)
Am. Whitewater - We need your help to protect the San Joaquin River! The proposed Temperance Flat Dam would drown an incredible river canyon that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has already recommended for Wild and Scenic River designation.
RAM Mounts Inflatable Boats and Watercraft: How to Mount Your Device or Drink
RAM Mounts - The material inflatables are made of – PVC or Hypalon – make them slightly more difficult to find mounting bases for securing rod holders, phones, action cameras, and more. But with the RAM® ball and socket system, it’s as simple as choosing an adhesive solution like the RAM® Bond-A-Base™ or a strap base with a connected RAM® ball.
SUP Magazine Word on the Water | Favorite Unexpected Piece of SUP Gear?
SUP Magazine - We caught up with six everyday paddlers to find out what was their favorite piece of SUP gear.
Loco SUP Top Tips For Making A Great SUP Edit
Loco SUP - So we’ve been making SUP edits for some time now with varying degrees of success. In the early days we were limited by equipment, in fact we only had a GoPro Hero2 and a handful of mounts which were pretty poor by today’s standards.
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