A description of how to create canoe plans from a table of offsets which are hull measurements (lofting). Expansion of "Building a Cedar Strip Canoe: The Basics" with more details this time.
This is a simple homemade portage yoke that is inexpensive and simple to construct. It works well with no slippage and is quick and easy to attach.
Kayaking alone might require a little more effort than going with a group, but it can be quite fun and rewarding. Learn how to kayak solo safely and smartly.
Many think that kayaking would be a great way to enjoy the water, but don't like the fact that they tire so quickly. Here is a method of paddling that will allow you to spend more time on the water.
Whitewater kayaking, especially running waterfalls, is inherently dangerous, but there are precautions you can take to reduce the risks.
This list includes some of the most important items to consider investing in after you purchase your kayak. It will assist you in sorting out all of the many items available for kayaks.
Tennessee's Duck River, from Normandy Dam to Three Forks Bridge, offers good fishing, beautiful scenery and swift-flowing water .
Detailed description of how to make the seats, yoke, gunnels and decks for the project I described in "Building a Cedar Strip Canoe: The Basics."
Yet another fascinating kayaking destination is the Anclote River Park located in Hudson, Florida. Coastal mangroves, sleepy inlets, and amazing wildlife abound here on Florida's Gulf Coast.
My dream of owning a Jeep Wrangler came true a few years ago. My dream of owning a kayak came true more recently. This is how I solved the dilemma getting the kayak to water on my soft top Jeep.
One of the major material costs of building a cedar-strip canoe is epoxy and fiberglass cloth. There are a number of suppliers and epoxy costs vary a fair amount.
I hadn't thought of kayaking until my sons introduced me to it. When I decided to buy my own kayak, this 10-foot sit-on-top kayak from Future Beach turned out to be perfect.
Endless lakes, rivers, dams, and ponds make Michigan a kayaker's paradise. This article features kayaks for sportsmen, adventurers, and lovers of leisure.
We took an old boat trailer and welded onto it a structure that would carry multiple boats, have a low center of gravity, not wobble too much, and not create too much wind resistance.
This is so easy, it's embarrassing. Here is how to make your own kayak cart out of an old golf bag cart.
The Cotee River and the James E. Grey Preserve are located on the Great Florida Birding Trail in New Port Richey and offer a scenic and relaxing kayak experience.
As kayaking grows in popularity, so do injuries and drownings related to this activity. So be prepared and paddle safe, utilizing proper safety equipment.
Beginner kayaks are fun for all ages and safe when used on placid lakes and rivers or in sheltered bays. This page takes at a look at how to choose, with some of the best models available.