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

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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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Get the Wake Forest App!


Keep up with what is going on in Wake Forest People are always wondering what there is to do in Wake Forest, NC besides taking one of our awesome river trips. Get the Wake Forest App! It is awesome and really allows you to connect with Wake Forest and ensures you won’t miss any of

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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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