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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way makes a magical coastal adventure by car

    The winding roller-coaster route along Ireland's raggedy-edged west coast has a proper new name: the Wild Atlantic Way, an ideal drive for fall. Meandering 1,600 miles from the Inishowen Peninsula near Derry in the north to Kinsale, in the south, it...
  • Types of Log Canoes

    While the thousands of Chesapeake Bay log canoes built during the 1800s and early 1900s shared a common form, they often differed in important hull details as well as sail plan and rigging, said Marc Nucup, curator at The Mariners' Museum. Three...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Canoe trail to close at Loxahatchee

    A canoe trail will be closed Tuesday at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to allow workers to remove non-native vegetation. The vegetation, which was not identified in a refuge press release, has made it difficult to paddle...