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[caption id="attachment_973" align="alignleft" width="651"] Annie takes the Arctic Tern 14 for a paddle in Port Townsend, WA. She said she was convinced the boat was made for her.[/caption] "The Arctic Tern 14 is a godsend ...

The Arctic Tern 14 Kayak Kit: Customer Feedback

Arctic Tern 14, Blog, Customer Profiles

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[caption id="attachment_875" align="alignleft" width="530"] Al began kayaking at 80 years of age.[/caption] Al Villa was 80 when he first began paddling. Since then he's built 6 kayaks and has helped a handful of other ...

You’re Never Too Old to Start

Arctic Tern 14, Blog, Boat Construction, Coho, Customer Profiles, Osprey Std, Pinguino kayak

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About the Author: Leif Whittaker is a writer and adventurer based in the Pacific Northwest. His love of the wilderness and wild places has led him to the summit of Mt. Everest twice, once in 2010 and again in 2012, and many ...

Building a Coho Hi : Part 5, First Paddle of the Coho Hi

Blog, Boat Construction, Coho, Customer Profiles

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Three Pygmy paddlers will pedal 723 miles overland and then paddle their own hand-made Pygmy kayaks the remaining 202 miles downriver to Marietta, OH, in a historical homage to the pioneer founders of their community.  This ...

Westward Home: 3 Pygmies to Paddle & Peddle Over 900 Miles as a Fundraiser

Blog, Borealis, Coho, Customer Profiles, Events, Osprey Std

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday, May 11, 2013  at Sunset Beach in Lake Sammamish State Park, Washington [caption id="attachment_804" align="alignleft" width="513"] Last year we had a great time and beautiful ...

Northwest Paddling Festival 2013

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Borealis, Coho, Customer Profiles, Events, Murrelet kayak, Pinguino kayak

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About the Author: Leif Whittaker is a writer and adventurer based in the Pacific Northwest. His love of the wilderness and wild places has led him to the summit of Mt. Everest twice, once in 2010 and again in 2012, and many ...

Building a Coho Hi Kayak Kit: Part 3

Blog, Boat Construction, Coho, Customer Profiles

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[easyrotator]erc_72_1361834679[/easyrotator] We were honored to be a part of Ellery & Chari's wedding and wish them many lasting memories in their Taiga. "We have seen your ads in kayaking magazines for years and ...

Taiga Canoe Wedding

Blog, Boat Construction, Customer Profiles, Taiga Canoe

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About the Author: Leif Whittaker is a writer and adventurer based in the Pacific Northwest. His love of the wilderness and wild places has led him to the summit of Mt. Everest twice, once in 2010 and again in 2012, and many ...

Building a Coho Hi Kayak: Part 2

Blog, Boat Construction, Coho, Customer Profiles

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[easyrotator]erc_99_1363382921[/easyrotator] Long on spirit, Mary Shideler did not let her short stature interfere with a quest to paddle all 1,007 lakes in northern Minnesota's Itasca County (in her home built Pygmy ...

Mary the Kayak Lady: One Woman, One Kayak & 1007 Lakes

Blog, Books, Customer Profiles, Osprey 13