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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Man attempts to kayak to Hawaii, is rescued after 11 days at sea

    Man attempts to kayak to Hawaii, is rescued after 11 days at sea
    The Coast Guard rescued a 57-year-old man attempting to kayak from California to Hawaii on Tuesday morning, 11 days after he began his journey. Although the man was prepared with electronic equipment and solar panel technology to charge it, the solar...
  • California-to-Hawaii kayaking journey completed only once before

    California-to-Hawaii kayaking journey completed only once before
    A kayaker has completed a solo journey from California to Hawaii once before, in 1987. It has been attempted a couple times since, most recently last week, in an effort that ended Tuesday with the U.S. Coast Guard rescuing a 57-year-old man 11 days...
  • Make your day on Catalina Island

    Very well done article on Santa Catalina ["Beyond Avalon," by Rosemary McClure, May 25]. Savvy visitors can also visit free of charge on Catalina Express on their birthday, which is a significant savings off the $74.50 fare. The only caveat is that you...
  • Budget travelers benefit from search engines' scattershot approach

    Question: I'm going to Europe this summer. I will buy a Eurail pass, so I don't care what major city I land in. I just want the cheapest fare. But some search engines allow you to see only one city at a time. I have now filled out five different city...
  • Kayaker rescues puppy from harbor

    Kayaker rescues puppy from harbor
    Matt Corasanti was taking his gear off after a quick, after-work kayak outing in Fells Point when a frantic man ran up to him, saying his dog had fallen into the water and asking whether Corasanti could help him. Corasanti hopped back into his kayak,...
  • Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics

    Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday continued to slowly roll out ideas on how he’d govern if elected, calling for an overhaul of tax credits used to keep businesses in Illinois and the end of several targeted tax breaks. The...
  • Big events for July

    Big events for July
    Keep an ear out in July for a variety of sounds, from R&B in New Orleans to new music in Newfoundland, from Polynesian chants in the Pacific Northwest to yodeling in the Swiss Alps. Summer regattas make a splash too, with sailing craft, kayaks and even...
  • What the heck's a RunYak? Find out Aug. 23

    What the heck's a RunYak? Find out Aug. 23
    If you can run and paddle a kayak, canoe or paddle board, why not join Casselberry's fourth annual RunYak at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23? The race features a 2.3K run, 3K paddle and then another 2.3K run. It's at Secret Lake Park in Casselberry, which...
  • Bristol Kayaking Instruction

    BRISTOL - The Parks and Recreation Department offers its second and final kayaking instruction of the summer on Aug. 16. The cost is $25 per student. Families will get instruction in the Collinsville stretch of the Farmington River from 2 to 4 p.m....
  • In western Canada, Squamish a haven for outdoor enthusiasts

    I've driven through this burg of roughly 17,000 souls, about halfway between Vancouver and the skiing and snowboarding resort of Whistler Blackcomb, more than a dozen times. And each trip, I would gaze at the Stawamus Chief, a granite monolith that...
  • On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency

    On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency
    Archaeologist Torben Rick watched with frustration as pounding surf clawed at one of North America's oldest homesteads, a massive heap of village foundations, cutting tools, beads and kitchen discards left behind over the last 13,000 years. Here,...