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The famous Playak News Flash informs tens of thousands of paddlers around the world about the most popular paddling news each day. Playak editors hand-pick the best headlines 24/7, and those that are viewed most by our readers are sent out in the News Flash. Each Friday, we send out the Weekly Digest (instead of the daily News Flash), containing the top headlines of the past 7 days, as well as the most popular videos and forum topics, plus a list of upcoming events.

Biggest in the West

Level 6 (59 min. ago) - When you think of the best big wave boating destinations, you generally think of Ottawa, Quebec, and pictures of Stakeout! come to mind. I don't deny that these waves are unreal, but if you find yourself creeking in BC or Washington, or planning that Skook trip, check out spot called Brilliant, near Castlegar, BC, home to some of the biggest waves in the west.  read more...

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Sea Lions  and Jetties  Oceanside, CA

Blue Paddle SUP (1 hour ago) - Come stand up paddle board in and beyond Oceanside Harbor! It’s a great place for the beginner to advanced paddler. Oceanside Harbor is located 37 miles north of San Diego and 83 miles south of Los Angeles. The marine life is abundant-sea lions, dolphins, and garibaldis. Be sure to get an early start as boat traffic can sometimes be heavy on the weekends (mostly summers). The waters are normally calm allowing beginners a fun and easy place to stand up and paddle.  read more...

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Making the Case for Kayak Fishing

ACA (2 hrs. ago) - The amazing thing about kayaks is that they provide a sort of simplicity to the angling sport. Here are a few reasons having a kayak scores over pursuing angling with a motor boat, and they are stated by Crystal wife of Tony who is a ACA certified kayak instructor.  read more...

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Cruising the Royal

Mark Sundin (3 hrs. ago) - My mates from the Sutherland Shire Canoe Club invited me along last Saturday for their weekly sea paddle from Bundeena south to Little Marley Beach & back. All up it's a 20km return trip & one of the most scenic, although committing paddles, you could hope to fit into a winter morning.  read more...

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Port of London’s Vulnerable River Users Campaign

Canoe London (3 hrs. ago) - The Port of London’s latest safety campaign the Vulnerable River Users Campaign  is looking to improve all river users’ awareness of how to share the river safely with smaller, vulnerable recreational craft on the tidal Thames.  read more...

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