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Posts tagged kayaking

I’ve been thinking a lot about a quote Matt Mullenweg wrote about earlier this year. It reads: Find three hobbies you love: one to make you money, one to keep you in shape, and one to be creative. I’m going to drop in my own personal suggestion that we add a hobby that also forces us to explore. I’ve noticed something in myself, […]

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I’ve been kayaking for two years and one month. My first post about kayaking is a sprawling post about my first two paddles but one that I’m really happy I wrote and published. In it I show exactly the types of things a new paddler worries about; falling in, being cold, getting in and out […]

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When choosing a location to go for a paddle, don’t be fooled by the size of the body of water. Enormous lakes aren’t necessarily any more fun than the small ponds. Merli-Sarnoski’s Mountain Mud Pond is an excellent example of this. The entire shoreline of the pond could be paddled in under an hour yet […]

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I’ve been following Thomasz Furmanek on Instagram for a few years already (right around the time I got my first kayak, the Oru Kayak, which is the same one Furmanek uses). I liked this bit in his photographic interview with Daily Mail: The kayak enables me to travel to remote places and show people these places […]

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The new Oru Kayak: Beach

An all-new kayak from Oru Kayak, Beach.

I love the design and it looks like there are tons of improvements, both obvious and subtle, that have been made since I got my Bay. The only thing I don’t like is the name. It is a bit misleading. You’d never want to use this one on the beach.

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Check out this guy (or gal). A screenshot from a GoPro video. This past Saturday afternoon we had some beautiful weather and so I went kayaking at a nearby lake. This time of year is an incredible time to paddle since every animal is very active, making nests, waking up from the winter, preparing for […]

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Last weekend my friend Eric and I went paddling around Quaker Lake and Lake Carey; each in northeastern PA pretty close to the New York border and each equally different.

Quaker Lake is a beautifully clear glacial lake that does not allow speed boats or jet skis and has some really well kept and manicure homes and properties. I’m looking forward to bringing Eliza here at some point. In fact, I’ll be seeking out lakes that restrict the horsepower of the motors more often.

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