Skegs vs Rudders

Skegs vs Rudders

Here's an Xtranormal video with a not too serious look at the whole skegs vs rudders debate:Skegs vs Rudders The best answer to the entire skeg or rudder question should be "neither".  If you learn how to paddle then you don't need a skeg or a rudder!  Having said...

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Sometimes We Swim

Sometimes We Swim

I hate swimming That's no surprise to anyone I've ever paddled with.  My paddling mantra is Don't tip over. If you do, roll up. Just. Don't. Swim.  That commitment has served me well, with only two unintentional swims since the Reagan administration. The most recent...

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Werner Paddle Stuck Ferrule Button Hack

Werner Paddle Stuck Ferrule Button Hack

We all love the way a Werner paddle connects us to the water, we also have seen the other  side of that love when we cannot get our $400 paddle to stay together. The good news is that  this is usually the result of paddling in a sandy location, bad news is that your...

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Joe Ellis–My Power of Water Story

Joe Ellis–My Power of Water Story

As far back as I can remember, I've been drawn to bodies of water.  Whether it is a small backwoods pond, a trout stream, a rapid river, an inland lake, a Great Lake, or the Pacific Ocean - the Power Of Water is undeniable. My first vivid memories on the water come...

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Trey Rouss–My Power of Water Story

Trey Rouss–My Power of Water Story

Water is transforming. Beautiful. Intimidating. Clear. Distorted. Exhilarating. Ominous. A release. An escape. And a sanctuary. Life. Water is and so am I. My first real memory of THE POWER OF WATER was at ten, eleven years old. We were camping at a beach in Last...

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