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Hiawatha paddling festival – kayaking in Michigan’s upper peninsula

Hiawatha paddling festival – kayaking in Michigan’s upper peninsula

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Advancing the theme "Celebrating Nature & Paddling", the Les Cheneaux Islands Community and Woods & Water Ecotours are beginning a new paddling festival in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Sponsors anticipate great opportunities for learning with well-known professional instructors facilitating the event. Activities are open to families and paddlers at all levels of experience. Setting - The Hiawatha Paddling Festival will be held at Cedar Campus on Lake Huron in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The campus encompasses 500 acres of woodlands and six miles of Lake Huron shoreline. Operated by the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Cedar Campus offers many different levels of accommodation from rustic camping to resort style lodging. The popular conference center will provide significant...
Modular kayak sport in Western New York

Modular kayak sport in Western New York

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Modular kayak - Many kayakers enjoy a peaceful excursion on flat-waters. Sometimes guide books are the best way to help you choose a kayaking location for your modular kayak, based on skill-level, time availability and many other factors. Rich and Sue Freeman have written several guides, including Take A Paddle: Western New York. In this guide, they describe 45 locations in Western New York that are geared toward beginner and intermediate kayakers of modular kayak, or those just wanting a relaxing jaunt. These destinations are great for both kayaking and canoeing. Eighteenmile Creek Eighteenmile Creek is located in Niagara County and runs from Burt Dam to Olcott. It is about 2 miles long and depending on the pace, may take between a half hour to an hour to paddle with m modular kayak...
Learning kayaking in saltwater kayak

Learning kayaking in saltwater kayak

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Saltwater kayak - There is nothing more exciting than approaching a rapid and paddling in saltwater kayak. However, the first time out in a saltwater kayak can be scary. There are a few things to consider when approaching kayaking as a new paddler. Safety Physical Ability Mindset Safety While Learning Saltwater Kayak It is imperative that while learning to kayak that its done in a safe environment. Any sport involving water is dangerous and therefore the new paddler needs to be aware of these dangers. To eliminate some of the concerns, a new kayaker should choose an instructor that they are comfortable with. Also, start learning in a pool setting so that the student can learn how their movements in the kayak are going to cause the boat to move. Most importantly, learn how to rol...
Dominican Republic, California and Clean Kayaking Campaign

Dominican Republic, California and Clean Kayaking Campaign

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The Dominican Republic may be one of the best windsurfing spots in the world. But the interior of the Dominican offers a ride every bit as wild as the coast -- on whitewater rivers, by raft or kayak. Getting to the Dominican Whitewater After flying into either Puerto Plata or Santo Domingo, the coolest way to go is by local transport called the guagua inland to Jarabacoa. The guagua is an ancient Dominican van that carries passengers – about 100 pesos or $3 per person, chickens ride free. It’s crowded, but you’re likely to pick up a bit of Spanish and a lot of local flavor. If so inclined, you can explore the whole of the Dominican Republic this way. The guagua can take you into the interior of the Dominican, where you’ll find whitewater rafting and kayaking based out of Jarabaco
Using inflatable life jackets for best stand up fishing kayak

Using inflatable life jackets for best stand up fishing kayak

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Best stand up fishing kayak - Inflatable life jackets are a viable option for many best stand up fishing kayak boaters and those that work near the water. They aren’t meant for use in all applications. The National Safe Boating Council has made a number of suggestions on how to best utilize these life saving devices. So why don’t people wear life jackets? Excuses among boaters vary, but one of the most common complaints about wearing a life jacket is that they are heavy and uncomfortable. Inflatable life jackets are an answer to this problem. What is an Inflatable Life Jacket for Best Stand up Fishing Kayak Conventional life jackets for best stand up fishing kayak are inherently buoyant, they are made of materials that naturally want to float. Inflatable life jackets use air c
Sarasota adventure inflatable whitewater kayak and Alexander Springs camping

Sarasota adventure inflatable whitewater kayak and Alexander Springs camping

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Inflatable whitewater kayak Myakka River State Park's 58 square miles of pristine wetlands, pine forests, and prairie also feature: Canoe and inflatable whitewater kayak rentals Hike-in primitive campgrounds or full facility family camping with kids Freshwater fishing Biking and hiking trails (with bike rentals) Guided airboat and tram tours Educational programs Wooden sky walk and lookout tower Rustic pine log cabins Canoeing and Fishing Kayak for Big Guys with Florida Alligators Fishing kayak for big guys - The best part of Myakka River State Park is watching Florida alligators from the safety of a canoe or inflatable whitewater kayak. Some of the most adventurous and scenic canoeing and fishing kayak for big guys in Florida happen within Myakka River State Park where...