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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 ...

Join Us At the Northwest Paddling Fest 2018

Blog, Events

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  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 ...

The Top 10 Boat Kits of 2017

Arctic Tern 14, Blog, Coho, Murrelet kayak, Pinguino kayak, Ronan, Wineglass Wherry

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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 ...

Musings of a Paddler: Kayaking the Canadian Gulf Islands

Blog, Customer Profiles, Murrelet kayak, Paddling Trips

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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 ...

A Love of Public Land

Blog, Murrelet kayak, Osprey Triple, Paddling Trips

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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 ...

7 Recipes for 7 days of Paddling Without Fresh Water

Blog, Murrelet kayak

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[caption id="attachment_2779" align="alignleft" width="600"] Freya, Leif and John kayak touring last summer.[/caption] When two young, talented and adventurous spirits collide, the result is a dynamic pair with more ...

Book & Boats Tour: Paddling Schedule

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Canoecopia Show Hours: Friday, March 10th: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Saturday, March 11th: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sunday, March 12th: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM We are once again returning to the "largest paddle sports event in the ...

Canoecopia 2017: Pygmy Presentation on Greenland

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1. Pinguino 145: For the 6th year in a row the Pinguino 145 has outsold any other kit. With efficient cruising speed, an extra large cockpit option and plenty of stability this kayak is versatile and popular for kayak ...

The Top 10 Kits of 2016

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Borealis, Coho, most popular boat kits, Murrelet kayak, Pinguino kayak, Ronan, Wineglass Wherry

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This fall marks Pygmy's 30th year in business, making us the oldest and most esteemed stitch and glue kayak kit company. Over the past three decades we've earned some impressive titles, such as "Best Kayak Kit" and "Best ...

The Top 10 Kits of the Last 30 Years

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Coho, most popular boat kits, Osprey Double, Osprey Std, Osprey Triple, Pinguino kayak, Taiga Canoe, Wineglass Wherry