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Playak News Flash - January 16, 2018
Playak News Flash - January 16, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
SeaKayakPhoto.com Sea Kayaking against the west going flood tide in Jura
SeaKayakPhoto.com - We woke on the morning of our fourth day of our trip round Jura and Colonsay on the machair of Shian Bay on the west coast of Jura. A cold NW wind was blowing  and it felt like spring had retreated to allow the return of winter.
Jackson Kayak Day 1 : Squirt Boating World Championships
Jackson Kayak - Squirt Boating was a massive day and the perfect start for the competition. For many it was a day off, a day to enjoy the surrounding area and support friends and team mates as they took their turn to compete.
unsponsored Movie Monday 15 January 2018
unsponsored - It’s Monday, you’ve visited Unsponsored so it must Movie Monday 15 January 2018. welcome to the site and our collection of selected edits to ease you into the start of the working week.
worldkayak blogs Kokatat Outercore Habanero Liner Review
worldkayak blogs - The Habanero is not your average onesie.  This new one-piece liner is full of technical paddling specific features to match up with all Kokatat dry suits and most other current dry suit designs, including Kokatat’s Switchzip suits.  I’ve also found great use of this linear as a mid-layer for alpine skiing.
Jackson Kayak Coping with not being at the Freestyle Worlds
Jackson Kayak - Trying to cope with not being at worlds this week? Me too. So I decided to grab the bull by the horns and challenge myself to do something freestyle-ish or plain fun, and ideally exhausting, everyday starting today and until next Saturday
American Rivers Contaminants of Emerging Concern in North Carolina’s Rivers
American Rivers - North Carolina’s Cape Fear River is making headlines for the unregulated release of a potentially toxic chemical into its waters.
Canoe Kayak Paddling Safety Survey and a chance to win $100 Amazon gift card
Canoe Kayak - We are interested in your attitude and approach to paddling safety. Please complete this confidential questionnaire and enter for a chance to win one of three $100 Amazon gift cards.
Fanatic SUP Fanatic At Duesseldorf Boat Show
Fanatic SUP - Next weekend our team will rip again at The Wave contest during the Düsseldorf Boat show! Stop by to meet our riders including  last years The Wave winner Airton Cozzolino as well Paulina Herpel, Kai Steimer, Valentin Illichmann and our latest team member Steven Bredow.
GrindTV 5 Tips for Standup Paddling at Night - Test
GrindTV - With limited daylight hours in the winter, its tempting to get out on the water at night and get an entirely different experience. Here are some essential safety tips for night standup paddling.
Canoe Kayak Whitewater legend Tao Berman in this week’s The Hammer Factor podcast
Canoe Kayak - This week's whitewater paddling podcast recaps 2017 and interviews whitewater legend Tao Berman
Mark Sundin The Peak UK Explorer PFD - Now High Vis.
Mark Sundin - It's been three years since we settled on a PFD for our sea kayaking, after traipsing around the world's biggest kayak expo for three days turning all of the big brands inside out.
SUP World Mag CoreSUP – A SUP Mash Up
SUP World Mag - Surf Africa Giorgio Gomez, Fisher Grant and Kieran Grant riping up.
SUP World Mag Paddle Board Surfing in Maui, Hawaii
SUP World Mag - Awesome Video of the Fanatic Team shredding in Hawaii.
Canoe Guy BC How to Remove Fiberglass From Your Wood-Canvas Canoe
Canoe Guy BC - For those of you new to this blog and have not heard me on this topic before, let me be as clear as I can be.
Distressed Mullet Prone Paddleboarding 101 With Jack Bark
Distressed Mullet - Joe Bark’s shapes are unmistakable.  Period. When I came to my first SUP race, six years or so ago (the Cold Stroke Classic) Bark SUP boards were pretty much all I noticed.
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