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Playak News Flash - September 16, 2017
Playak News Flash - September 16, 2017
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Playak A SUP that’s a ocean surfers dream - The Hala Playa
Playak - You can to paddle out to that island on the horizon and shred its secluded break, or simply pack a lunch and set out for the day with no plans, knowing the adventure is coming your way. The dynamic Hala Playa is a fun and versatile ocean surfer to shred and tour on.
Canoe Roots Esquif Canoes at Paddlesports Retailer
Canoe Roots - The word of the week at Paddlesports Retailer 2017 was T-formex. Esquif Canoes brought three new boats built out of this material. 
Canoe Roots First Look Level Six Nahanni Canoe Jacket
Canoe Roots - After a few years of not having a full zip paddling jacket on the market, Level Six is coming back with the Nahanni full zip canoe jacket.
RAM Mounts Now Available End-Loading Tough-Track™ and Drink Cup Holder
RAM Mounts - We’ve already introduced you to the RAM® Tough-Track , the track mounting system compatible with a wide variety of RAM track bases. 
American Rivers Urban River Revival Celebrating Ohio’s Mill Creek
American Rivers - Mill Creek was crucial to the development of Cincinnati, Ohio. In the city’s earliest days, it drew settlers looking for rich, fertile farmland, and water power. Mill Creek’s clear, clean water and thick riparian forests provided food, water, and timber.
World Paddle Association Two Events, Battle of the Bay & Pacific Paddle Games to Crown the WST-Salt Life Cup Champions!
World Paddle Association - Salt Life Apparel, in association with the World Paddle Association’s season long World SUP Tour and the Salt Life Cup comes down to the final two events to crown the 2017 WST-Salt Life Cup champions, Battle of the Bay and the Pacific Paddle Games.
SUPracer The Five Day Stage Race Begins on Wednesday, With a Big Battle Expected Between the Hasulyo Brothers and the Tahitians.
SUPracer - The five day stage race begins on Wednesday, with a big battle expected between the Hasulyo Brothers and the Tahitians.
Rapid Magazine Blog Dagger Kayaks Phantom
Rapid Magazine Blog - After spending a few years as an under-the-radar passion project, Dagger Kayaks has revealed the Phantom. The Phantom is about nine-foot long and is a perfect creek boat.
Rapid Magazine Blog A great option for paddling on warm days - Kokatat Session Jacket And Pants
Rapid Magazine Blog - Kokatat has some great new apparel products for 2018. They introduced a new fabric called hydrus 2.5 that is a two-and-a-half layer waterproof, breathable fabric. The first in the new line is the Session jacket, a semi-dry paddling jacket .The session line also has a pair of semi-dry pants. Check out the features of this apparel to understand how it keeps you dry on water.
Distressed Mullet Paddle Monster Launches New Fall and Winter Training Program Shorter Days
Distressed Mullet - Many of you, especially those living further north may be finding it increasingly difficult to paddle during the week with dwindling daylight hours.
TotalSUP Big Ben Challenge and Big Ben Race 2017: Organiser Paul Hyman Presents One of London’s Finest SUP Events
TotalSUP - As the second edition of the Big Ben Challenge and Big Ben Race (23 September 2017) fast approaches, event organiser and head of London-based stand up paddleboarding specialist Active360, Paul Hyman, was kind enough to tell us a little bit more about it.
Jackson Kayak Pitsford Slamming
Jackson Kayak - The Pitsford Grand Slam is my favourite of the U.K. Freshwater tournaments. Organised by the Ocean Kayak Team, it takes place over a weekend, with wild camping and barbacues.
Kayak Angler Magazine Perception Kayak Paddles
Kayak Angler Magazine - After years of making great kayaks at affordable price points, Perception Kayaks are setting their sights on paddles. The first of these paddles is the Universal model. It has an asymmetrical blade, long dihedral, with a nylon fiberglass blade on.
Jackson Kayak Using the Happy Thruster to Step Up Your Freestyle Game
Jackson Kayak - You may, at one point or another, have seen a person paddling a playboat (a short stubby boat) with a big inflatable airbag underneath their sprayskirt. I’m sorry to say, they were not just happy to see you; they were using a Happy Thruster!
Lina Augaitis Tired, Uncomfortable, Can'T Sleep, Terrified, Thrilled, PREGNANT
Lina Augaitis - I know I am pretty lucky thus far with both my pregnancies. I have been able to do so much despite also creating a new being inside of me. The past week I think my body is finally telling me to slow down and enjoy the last 7 weeks.
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