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This blog highlights all the kayak and canoe happenings in and around Raleigh, NC

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Carrying your Canoe


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Before you head over to Paddle Creek to rent your canoe or kayak, check out this instructional video about how to load the boat onto your car! The Paddle Creek staff will help you secure the boat at the time of rental but you want to make sure you are prepared to secure it on

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Paddle the whole Neuse River?


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Have you ever thought about taking the epic adventure of Paddling the entire Neuse River?  It is over 200 miles and takes around 10 days! If you are looking for adventure, check out this video to get an idea of what to expect! This film was made by John Pugh.  Awesome visuals. Stop by Paddle Creek

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Kayak Crabbing!


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Kayak + Crabbing = Perfection Kayaking in the Chesapeake Bay allows kayakers to get some exercise and catch dinner! Looks like fun, I could see doing this at Pamlico Sound below the Neuse River.

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PFD Life Vest


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Life Vests One of the most important pieces of paddling equipment is your life vest, or as we call them in our biz, the PFD.  The PDF stands for Personal Floatation Device.  Finding a comfortable PFD will ensure that you are more likely to wear one and a lot more likely it will save your

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A Canoe for a Home


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Canoe A New England Man loves his canoe so much that he has made it his home! BOSTON (AP) — Michael Richard Smith is a man without a fixed address, someone who leaves it to the wind and tide in Boston Harbor to help decide where he’ll dream from night to night. With his possessions packed in a 14-foot

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