Month: February 2013

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Cold Water Paddling


Cold Water Paddling Safety Tips Check out this informative article published by Wilderness Systems about how to prepare and gear up for cold weather paddling! Jan 08, 2013 It’s that sad period of the year again; we put the covers over our kayaks, stash them in the garage, and give one more apologetic look to

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What Shoes Should I Wear??


What Water Shoes Should I Wear? When getting geared up for kayaking its important not to forget your feet, shoes are an important aspect of the kayaking process and the wrong footwear choice can spell a disastrous trip that can easily be avoided by reading this short blog! You want to wear shoes that are

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Skegs


 Skegs   Why do some kayaks have drop down skegs and some have rudders while others have molded skegs? What do skegs do? How is a skeg different from a rudder? Are Drop Down Skegs only for whitewater boats? How do I use a drop down skeg?   Every Kayak has to tackle the topic

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Mardi Gras Festival in Downtown Wake Forest!


This Saturday, February 9th 2013, is the first ever Mardi Gras Street Festival in downtown Wake Forest!! Tons of fun to be had and a great way to get out with the family in Wake Forest! More Info: http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/mardi-gras-street-festival.aspx  

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What is new with Wilderness Systems in 2013?


2013 is bound to be an exciting year for Wilderness Systems with all these new items and boats they are offering! Can’t wait! Take a look at the biggest change in the seating system.  Wilderness has always had the most comfortable seats in recreational kayaks.  It is hard to believe they could improve on the

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PaddleCreek is a great place to start your paddling experience. Whether you chose the organized river trips or the special guided lake trips it will be a good experience. Their location is easy to get to, half way between Hwy 98 and I540 at 10012 Capital Blvd in Wake Forest. They have a very helpful

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New Kayaks for Neuse River Trips


The boys tried out some new kayaks for the upcoming 2013 Neuse River kayak trip season.  We have been using Perception Charters for the last couple of years.  They were good boats, built on the Perception Prodigy mold, however the hatches kept getting lost and we had some seat issues.  We are demoing these boats

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