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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Nayaug Kayak and Canoe race set for Oct. 18

    Organizers are gearing up for the 26th annual Nayaug Kayak and Canoe Race on Oct. 18, and are encouraging boaters of all ages, levels and abilities to take part in the fun-filled day on the Connecticut River. A pancake breakfast, served by the South...
  • 600-year-old canoe found in New Zealand linked to Polynesian sailors

    600-year-old canoe found in New Zealand linked to Polynesian sailors
    Centuries before Captain Cook explored the South Pacific, Polynesian seafarers in canoes crossed vast swaths of water to colonize lonely islands from Samoa and New Zealand all the way to Hawaii. But how they managed such a daring feat remains something of...
  • Check out the log canoes at Jamestown

    Check out the log canoes at Jamestown
    LOG CANOES AT JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT. A new exhibit curated by The Mariners' Museum opens at Jamestown Settlement today, showcasing the iconic log canoes that plied the Chesapeake Bay for centuries before being pushed aside in the early 1900s. Made up of...
  • From Ocean City to Fells Point, a grueling kayak journey for a cause

    From Ocean City to Fells Point, a grueling kayak journey for a cause
    The Scunny Memorial Paddle, which ran from Sept. 16 to 21, turned out to be even less fun than Christopher Furst, a marketing director for Power Plant Live, thought it would be. And the novice kayaker didn't go in expecting the 175-mile kayak trip was...
  • South suburban events, Sept. 18-24

    South suburban events, Sept. 18-24
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Sept. 18 Traditional Irish...
  • Kayaking 'up the lazy river' on Kauai

    Kayaking 'up the lazy river' on Kauai
    Paddling the wild Na Pali Coast isn't for everybody, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a kayak outing on Kauai. I found a 90-minute paddle trip you can easily do without a guide that redefines "up the lazy river" and delivers a sweet taste of rural...
  • The big paddle along Kauai's coast

    The big paddle along Kauai's coast
    The outfitter calls this the "Everest of sea kayaking," but as I paddle through a sea cave on the Na Pali coast of Kauai I quickly realize the day's peak experience will have nothing to do with a high mountain. It's all about the sea caves. I knew I...
  • Exploring Sarasota

    Exploring Sarasota
    If the graceful aerialists, mighty strongmen and goofy clown humor of the circus puts stars in your eyes, you’ll enjoy Sarasota. John Ringling of Ringling Brothers circus fame not only made a home there but left his imprint on the county known today...
  • Holding On

    Holding On
    So this is what it’s going to feel like.  I’m standing inside the screened porch looking at the back of my 7-year-old daughter, Jessie, and that of a young man as they walk toward a lake for a fun date.  My little girl is wearing her life...
  • Dennis Anderson: In the marsh, rails provide hunters a challenge

    ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER When I pulled into Bill Marchel's driveway not far south of Brainerd, I hardly recognized the property surrounding his home. I hadn't been there for a couple of years, and the trees, shrubs and other plantings he has made every...
  • Sparks' Justin Boston to make Nationwide debut

    Sparks' Justin Boston to make Nationwide debut
    NASCAR Sparks driver Justin Boston to make Nationwide debut Justin Boston of Sparks will make his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series start in Saturday night's VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Boston will make two starts in the No.20...