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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Central California beaches reopen after great white shark attack

    Central California beaches reopen after great white shark attack
    Three beaches in Santa Barbara County have been reopened after a surfer was attacked by a great white shark last week. The surfer suffered non-life threatening injuries to his knee, as well as cuts to other parts of his body, in the attack, which...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Highland Park boy reunites with crew that rescued him

    Highland Park boy reunites with crew that rescued him
    The Highland Park boy who was rescued from a kayak that had drifted off course in Green Bay earlier this month was reunited with his rescuers this afternoon and threw them a pizza party.  Members of the U.S Coast Guard crew based in Traverse City, Mich....
  • Attacking beaver drags man from kayak

    Attacking beaver drags man from kayak
    A New York man is recovering after a beaver dragged him from his kayak into the water and refused to let go, according to WHAM. The beaver sunk its teeth into the man's arm and would only release when the kayak instructor hit it with a paddle. The...
  • 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...