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Given the popularity of our kayak building classes here in Port Townsend, WA we decided to make them more widely available. To that end we have partnered with boat shops across the country. The folks we have chosen to work ...

Kayak Building Classes in Astoria, Oregon

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At the end of a long summer of paddling trips you might find your trusty Pygmy has some added character. While most scratches are surface blemishes (and proof you use your boat!), some may require a little attention. Fall is ...

Pygmy Boat Maintenance and Re-finishing

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About the Author: Freya Fennwood has been paddling a solo sea kayak since she was 6 years old and picked up a camera when she was 12. She attended Colorado Mountain College school of photography in Colorado and has been ...

Photography By Kayak: Tips & Tricks

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Since our best selling paddle has been the Northpoint Greenland Paddle we have had a number of calls regarding maintenance. Here Northpoint shares with us their recommended steps for maintaining your paddle: Your ...

How to Maintain Your Greenland Paddle

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The festival is just around the corner: September 5th-7th, 2014 Every year thousands of wooden boat enthusiasts gather in Port Townsend, WA  to celebrate wooden vessels of all sizes. The Port Townsend Wooden Boat ...

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

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The San Juan Islands are one of those iconic Northwest paddling destinations I am lucky to say I have explored a number of times. Cypress Island is one of the wildest and unpopulated large islands due to the fact there ...

Cypress Island: Best Free Weekend Kayak Trip in the San Juan Islands

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We love hearing from customers about their experience and are happy to share them here. The Osprey Standard has enjoyed a cult-like following for some time now from paddlers who enjoy its tracking and stability. Here is a ...

Osprey Kayak Kit Customer Feedback

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Paddling the West Side of Orcas Island With 7 Amazing Women It’s low tide, Saturday morning.   I’m stretching on top of the volcanic cliffs we paddled around yesterday, staring across president channel at ...

Bachelorette Sea Kayaking Trip in The San Juan Islands

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We had a really fun time getting out and meeting folks at the Northwest Paddling Festival this weekend. The weather wasn't as nice as it has been the past few weeks but equipped with gumboots and water tight boats we ...

Great Times at the Northwest Paddling Festival

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