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Welcome Sea Kayaking Recreational Paddling Enthusiasts! has a new "Place" feature listing waterways in the U.S. States and Territories. Give it a try...

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Places to Paddle

Our "Place" tools can be used to research waterways in the U.S. states and territories.


  • Bays
  • Beaches
  • Canals
  • Dams
  • Harbors
  • Islands
  • Lakes
  • Rapids
  • Streams

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Choosing a Kayak

One of the most difficult and important decisions you will make as a kayaker is which boat to buy. There are many factors to this decision, but one of the most important is how well the boat fits you. A kayak is somewhat similar to a jacket that protects you from the elements. On long a trip, you really don't want to be wearing the wrong size jacket.

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C-TUG North America

C-TugManufacture and distribute the New Zealand made C-TUG Kayak & Canoe cart.

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