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The Degradation of the Natural World

By John Lockwood, President Pygmy Boats Inc, Printed in Pygmy Boats Catalog, September 2018   Dear Pygmies, Last year I wrote you a letter titled “A Love of Public Lands”. The center spread in this ...
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Join Us At the Northwest Paddling Fest 2018

Join us for the 2015 Northwest Paddling Festival, May 11th-12th at Lake Sammamish State Park.  Friday, May 11th: 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 12th: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The largest event of ...
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The Top 10 Boat Kits of 2017

  1. Pinguino 145: For the 7th year in a row the Pinguino 145 reigns #1. With efficient cruising speed, an extra large cockpit option and plenty of stability this kayak is versatile and popular for kayak ...
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Musings of a Paddler: Kayaking the Canadian Gulf Islands

Why spend months of planning, weeks of preparation and packing, then 930 miles of driving, a border crossing, a ferry ride, all to skinny into a 22” wide boat and paddle 60 plus miles in a potentially dangerous ...
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A Love of Public Land

BY JOHN LOCKWOOD I grew up hunting and fishing in a twenty foot Grumman canoe. At age five my Dad took me on my first float trips down the Current and Eleven Point River in the Ozark Mountains of Southern Missouri. Since ...
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7 Recipes for 7 days of Paddling Without Fresh Water

This past summer I did a salt water paddling trip where there was no fresh water to be found. Initially, this was a scary proposition. I wanted my cast iron pan, my camp chair, double sleeping pads, my tasty food and my ...