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Playak News Flash - November 18, 2018
Playak News Flash - November 18, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Snap Dragon Richmond 7th Grader Organizes Kayaking Event to Raise Money for Thanksgiving Meals
Snap Dragon - Seventh-grader and local whitewater kayaker Nathaniel Milligan is hosting Kayak For a Cause on Saturday. He and other participants will race down the James River to raise money and canned goods for needy families to have on Thanksgiving.
unsponsored Boat History – Update
unsponsored - Having had a bit of kayak geekness with Darren Clarkson-King on Facebook I was pondering over the boats that I have owned since I started paddling at the age of 11. 
Canoe Kayak What We Can Learn From October’s Rafting Tragedy in Costa Rica
Canoe Kayak - CK explores the lessons learned from a late October rafting accident on Costa Rica's Rio Naranjo in which five people drowned.
Canoe Kayak 13-Foot Tiger Shark Attacks Kayak Fisherman in Australia
Canoe Kayak - 31-year-old kayaker Kyle Roberts was fishing off the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia when the shark charged his boat and flipped him into the water.
Traversing SealLine Updates Portage Packs for Spring 2019
Traversing - SealLine has given a peek at their new dry bags which will come out in Spring 2019.
Traversing MEC'S CEO David Labistour to Step Down in 2019
Traversing - MEC announced that David Labistour, who joined the company in 2003 (as Senior Manager of Buying and Design) and has been CEO since 2008, will step down in June 2019.
red paddle co Capture Incredible SUP Imagery With Photographer Allen Meyer
red paddle co - Paddle boarding gives us access to some of the most beautiful spots on the planet. Whether you’re an enthusiastic iPhoneographer or a seasoned snapper, Allen Meyer has 5 top tips on capturing your epic paddling moments and creating stunning SUP imagery.
SUP Magazine The Buyer’s Debate: Hard SUP vs. iSUP
SUP Magazine - Deciding between a hard standup paddleboard or an inflatable SUP all depends on what you're looking for. Here are a few pointers to aid your decision.
SUP International Molokai Holokai Paddle Festival
SUP International - The Molokai Holokai is a race that features an epic channel crossing from Maui to Molokai (27 miles) in everything from SUP, Foil, and Outrigger Canoe.
SUP Connect La Ventana Classic Offering Adventurous Downwind Races
SUP Connect - This winter, escape to warm weather, daily downwind races and good times. Enjoy the La Ventana Classic, an adventurous and unique windsport paddle sport event.
Canoe Kayak Surfing the World’s First Waveski With a Foil
Canoe Kayak - Frenchman Maxime Goborit takes his waveski equipped with a hydrofoil out for a surf session and ushers in a new era for kayaking.
SUP International The 2018 Isa World Sup and Paddleboard Championship
SUP International - The world’s top SUP surfers, SUP racers, and Paddleboarders are preparing to compete in the 2018 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) from November 23.
SUP Examiner Morro Bay Rocks the Holidays
SUP Examiner - This Maritime Village Celebrates Holidays with Lighted Crab Pot Trees,a Weekend of Lighted Boat Parades, Two Tall Ships in the Harbor, a Plethora of Holiday Events and Abundant Local Seasonal Crab at Fish Markets and Restaurants.
SUP Tonic Foil in Israel
SUP Tonic - Zazik Apparel x Trevor Tunnington x Starboard SUP take a wild adventure around Israel and surf new bodies of water with the foil.
SUP Magazine Whitewater Ready: Head to Toe Gear for River SUP
SUP Magazine - From a helmet to a paddle, these 10 gear items are essential for any serious whitewater standup paddler to stay safe and have more fun.
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