Kayak & Canoeing

Beverley Canoe Club - A branch of the Boys Brigade Canoe Club.

The Boneyard - Trip reports of kayaking adventures by the Semanchuk clan.

Boys Brigade Canoe Club

British Canoe Union - Governing Body for the sport and recreation of canoeing and kayaking in the UK. It represents the interests of canoeists at local, national and international level, and is a member of the International Canoe Federation.

Canoe and Kayak Magazine - Winner of 30 national publishing awards, this is the world's leading paddlesports publication.

Canoeing.co.uk - UK's premier internet resource for canoeists.

Club Kayak - Portal to paddling information and resources.

Eli Helbert - Eli Helbert won nine first or second place whitewater rodeo events in the SavageV Skeeter or SuperFly this season. Member of US Canoe and Kayak Team for World Cup in New Zealand in December.

ePaddler.com - News, events, a paddler directory, and free classifieds.

Inflatable Kayaks & Inflatable Canoes - Reviews and information on inflatable kayaks and inflatable canoes.

JoJaffa Goes Canoeing - Introduction to the gear, help and advice you may need to enjoy a drift on the local river or a sea canoe adventure.

Kayaks & Paddles - Canoe Superstore - The premier shop for all your canoe, kayak and watersports gear. Large ranges of kayaks, canoes, canoeing equipment and clothes for everyone. Sailing & Climbing gear also available.

Kayaking Forum Frigate - Forum and live chat devoted to all aspects of kayaking and paddling.

Kayak Online - Tips on getting started in the sport, buying advice, and links to kayak manufacturers, clubs, instructors and outfitters.

Kayak Stats - Large table of whitewater kayak statistics and dimensions for easy comparison, along with lots of comments about paddlers. Intended to help anyone thinking of buying a new boat. Links to major kayak manufacturers.

On Water Sports - One of the first on the web OnWaterSports.Com is the place to find information related to paddlesports.

Outdoor Resources Online: Rivers - A directory of paddling links.

Paddling - About.com articles and links.

Paddling Knots - Many useful knots for paddlers clearly illustrated.

Paddling.com - Directory for sites on canoeing, kayaking and rafting events, classifieds, outfitters, manufacturers and other paddling related sites.

Paddling.Net - Canoeing and kayaking information including buyers' guide, product reviews, outfitters and rental, and free classified ads.

Plas Menai - Plas Menai National Watersports Centre is a leading provider of professional development training courses for those wanting to break into the watersports industry. Courses include Dinghy Instructor – Windsurfing Instructor – Kayak Instructor – Powerboat Instructor and Professional Yachtmaster.

Port of Plymouth Canoeing Association - A thriving canoe and kayak club in Plymouth, Devon. Activities include whitewater, surf, sea kayaking, coaching, recreation and having fun.

Scottish Canoe Association - Canoeing in Scotland brought to you by SCA.

Simon Dawson's Canoeing Archive - Archive of canoeing publications. Includes magazine articles, Corsica River Guide, canoeist's pathogenic illnesses from river water.

Welsh Canoeing Association - Canolfan Tryweryn.

Women in Rowing - Publishes the WIRe newsletters monthly in a printable online format.

Kayak & Canoe Manufactures

Brackley Boats - New boats custom built. Canoes, power and sail boats. Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.

Compass Canoe - Handmade 18-pound weight solo canoes. Built in Rhode Island.

Custom Canoe Outriggers - Maker of detachable pontoon outriggers to stabilize your canoe. CA.

Custom Inflatables, Inc. - Maker of inflatables kayaks; find dealer locations. Message board. WV.

Custom Kayaks - Custom kayaks hand built to order. Wood, and fiberglass. CT.

Dagger - Kayak and canoe design and manufacturing.

Headwater Wooden Boat Shop - Builders of fine cedar strip/epoxy and wood/canvas canoes to classic designs, accessories and gifts, repairs and restorations of wooden canoes and small boats. In Canada.

Heritage Canoes - Custom built heirloom quality woodstrip/epoxy canoes.

Langford Canoe - Manufacturers of cedar, kevlar, carbon fibre, symmetrical and asymmetrical canoes. Canada's oldest canoe company.

Lincoln Canoes and Kayaks - Maker of lightweight canoes and kayaks as well as accessories. Based in Yarmouth, Maine.

Necky Kayaks - Canadian manufacturer of sea, and whitewater kayaks. Product descriptions, pictures, and independent reviews.

North Woods Canoe Company Ltd. - Manufactures, and supplies canoes, kayaks, accessories and outdoor equipment. Alberta, Canada.

Northwoods Canoe Company - Wooden canoe restoration, and construction. Toll free number, and ordering information. ME.

O'Hurleys' Wooden Boats - A limited production boat building company (including canoes and kayaks) located in Canada.

Ovi - Manufactures, and distributes self bailing inflatable kayaks, and an inflatable canoe with a foldable rigid hull.

Perception Kayaks - Whitewater, touring, sport, and recreational kayaks. Product, and sport information. SC.

Quality Kayaks - White water, sea and recreation kayaks designed by past national representatives in flatwater and slalom.

Riot Kayaks - Employees are kayakers and bring their experiences with them back to the shop every day. Kayak message board.

Sea Eagle Inflatable Canoes - Designed for whitewater, oceans, rivers or lakes. Suitable for paddling, kayaking, fishing or just sightseeing.

SeaDog Boats - Custom-built wooden kayaks and canoes, with kits for the home builder.

Sherwood Canoe and Kayak - Manufactures custom and semi-custom glued lap and taped seam canoes and kayaks. Also custom rowing craft such as faerings and duckers.

Soar Inflatables - Manufacturer of inflatable canoes. Find specifications, photos, and dealer locations.

Spirit Canoes - Designs and handcrafts canoes, kayaks and other small craft. In Canada.

Swift Canoe and Kayak - Canadian manufacturer of fiberglass, kevlar, carbon-kevlar, carbon, Royalex, and Royalite canoes and kayaks.

Tropical Fibreglass Co. - Manufacturer, and distributor of canoes, racing kayaks, white water kayaks, sit-on-top kayaks, sea kayaks, paddles, and buoyancy vests. Singapore.

True North Wooden Boats - Handcrafts mahogany stitch and glue kayaks, and wood strip canoes and kayaks.

Voyageur Canoe - Canoes made of modern materials, based on traditional designs. Restoration and repair service for both classic and current craft.

Watson Canoes - Hand layed fiberglass canoes. Based in Ontario, Canada.

Wave Sport Kayaks - Builds whitewater kayaks, only. Download their catalog. Message board. NC.

Wenonah Canoe Company - Light, durable canoes made for easy paddling and portaging using materials such as Kevlar and Royalex.

West Coast Canoe Company - Dedicated to the crafting, restoration and repair of classic cedar canvas canoes. B.C.

Western Canoeing Manufacturing - Designs and manufactures composite canoes and offers over 40 models.

Whitewater Outrigger Canoe - Patented whitewater, and oceangoing canoe. Patented flared gunnels, five seating locations, and 1000 lb.capacity.

Wilderness Systems Online - Touring, recreational, sporting, sit-on-top, and surf kayaks. Photos, suggested retail prices, and dealer locations.

Alabama Whitewater Guide - Alabama whitewater paddling guide covering class I to V. Over 50 rivers, creeks, and streams. Canoe and kayak information including levels, put-in, take-outs, and maps.

Boater Talk - Discuss current whitewater issues, new boats, river access; Share paddling stories; Ask and answer questions; Expand your personal paddling community

CA-chunk.com - California Class V whitewater kayaking photos, stories, shredules, and real time river flow, weather, and surf links.

CNY Whitewater Club - Charter: Promote the safe enjoyment of whitewater paddling. We offer information on paddling in New York, instruction, newsletters, and more.

Desert Kayak Instruction - Offering ACA certified whitewater kayaking lessons for all skill levels to the Tri-Cities and Columbia Basin Region of Eastern Washington State.

Earth Science Expeditions - Specializing in First Descents of roadless stretches of rivers in China and Tibet. Rafting, and kayaks. Tax-exempt, non-profit organization.

Falling Down Productions - A video producer of extreme whitewater kayaking videos, Falling Down Productions has 3 finished tapes. They are Fallin Down, The Wet Ones, Over the Edge.

Kayak Magazine - Whitewater kayak and canoe pictures. Other paddle sports too. A whitewater only magazine with reviews and pictures of new kayaking and canoeing items. We support the AWA.

Liquid Skills Paddling School - Kayak school to offer customized programs with freestyle athletes. Near Ottawa.

Northwest Montana's River Page - Detailed information on whitewater rafting and kayaking on the rivers of northwest Montana

Norwegian Canoe Association - The Norwegian Canoe Association is the home of Norwegian Whitewater, Seakayaking, and Sprint Racing. The Norwegian Canoe Association is a national organization including 73 clubs and approximately 6.300 members.

Nymboida Canoe Centre - A whitewater playground in Northern NSW, Australia.

Oregon Whitewater - This site contains many detailed trip reports with photos taken on some of the best class IV-V rivers and creeks in Oregon and Southern Washington.

USA Team C-1 - USFKT national C-1 whitewater rodeo team. Site is in geared toward '99 World Championship, Dec '99, Rotorua, New Zealand. Each of 6 members have their own pages, with pictures and content.

Waverly's Kayak and Fishing Page - Personal page with pictures of friends and whitewater.

Whitewater Solo Cats - An introduction to whitewater inflatable kayaking in Solo or Paddle Cats. Photos and links to outfitters.

The Willerup Brothers - Whitewater kayaking pictures and trip reports.

Wv's Oldest Kayak Instruction Center - Learn to kayak in one of the best whitewater areas in the east. ACA-certified instruction on the New, Gauley, & Meadow Rivers.

Sea Kayaking

The Sea Kayak Forum - Open bulletin boards for discussing different aspects of sea kayaking. Discussion topics include: Techniques, Trips, Kayak Building, and Canoe and Kayak Design.

Sea Kayaking FAQ - A rigorous collection of frequently asked questions about sea kayaking.

Go West - Pictures, and information about sea kayaking, telemark skiing and mountaineering in Western Norway.

Inland Sea Kayakers - Sea kayaking enthusiasts who enjoy sharing trips, information, and improving their skills.

Kayak Skills Symposium - Three-day New York area sea kayak instructional event.

Kayaking in San Diego - Pictures from flatwater paddling through San Diego's channels.

latitude 29.2 beach outfitters - we sell and rent Ocean Kayaks, we also sell kites,and everything for fun at the beach.

Mountain Wayfarer - Descriptions and photographs from kayaking trips in Colorado and surrounding states.

North Atlantic Kayak Challenge 2000 - In June 2000, Englishman Peter Bray will attempt to become the first to cross tha Atlantic solo and unsupported by kayak. He hopes to raise £1 million for children in need.

Paddlemasters Sea Kayaking School - Paddlemasters can help you explore the fascinating world of coastal kayaking and everything it has to offer.

Sea canoeing - Report of sea canoeing trips in Phang Nga Bay,near of Phuket, Thailand.

Sea Kayaker Magazine - Articles by amateur and professional writers about sea kayaks, their use, design, and history.

SEE Kayak Directory - A comprehensive directory of sea kayaking related web sites. Find sea kayak manufacturers, gear suppliers, outfitters world wide, kayak rentals, kayak plans and kits and other resources.

Unofficial Greenland Kayak Club Page - Club information plus news of the Year 2000 Open Kayaking Championship in Nuuk. Also links of interest to all Greenland-style paddlers.

Urban Eskimo Kayaking - Sea kayaking instruction, articles, and expeditions.

Dragon Boating  

About the Dragon Boat Festival - FamilyCulture.com site

Alive and Deprived at the Dragon Boat Festival - old but entertaining essay describing the authors dragonboat experience at the Alcan Dragonboat Festival

American Dragon Boat Association

American Swan Boat Association (ASBA) - Swan Boat is not quite a dragon boat but check out the similarities.

AT&T and Lucent Dragon Boat Teams Around the World - Read about various employee-based corporate teams competing around the world! Both corporations show global support for this team bonding activity!

BuK Dragonboats - European dragonboat equipment manufacturer

California Dragon Boat Association - Organizing dragon boat races in the San Francisco Bay Area

Chi-Ski Club Dragon Boat Central - San Francisco Bay Area chinese ski club in a dragon boat

CNN - 'Dragons' make waves in boat race - July 26, 1997 - CNN article about the 1997 Dragon Boat Race in Long Beach, CA

DieselFish - Home of the DieselFish: a paddling club having fun in Foster City, CA

Dragon Boat Festival - Evil Dispelling and Pestilence and Seeking Peace. small page with info and even a recipe.

Dragon Boat Festival Greeting Cards From 123Greetings.com - Reach out to your friends, acquaintances and loved ones on this festival of gaiety and colours.

Dragon Boat Races: The China Experience

Dragon Boat Racing around the World - Links page featuring all aspects of dragon boating.

Dragon Boat Training Manual (Hong Kong Island Paddle Club) - A must see manual

False Creek Women's Dragon Boat Team, Canada

Go, girl! Magazine Dragon Boat Resources

Killer Guppies

Lamma Ladies Dragon Boat - an article about Dragon Boat racing in Hong Kong in 1997

LIANGJIN DRAGON BOATS - A world famous manufacturer of drabon boats,kayaks,canoes,rowing boats,water polos,slalom boats in China

Lowell High School Dragon Boat Team - Home page of a San Francisco high school team.

Philadelphia Women's Dragon Boat Team

San Diego International Dragonboat Team

Singapore Dragon Boat Association

Six-Sixteen Dragon Boats Ltd. Canada - Manufacturer of fibreglass dragon boats. Official equipment supplier to the Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival. Site contains excellent photos.

Vermont Waterways' - Paddling Adapter to Concept II Indoor Rower simulates single blade paddling.

Voyageur Canoe Company - Manufactures canoes up to 36 ft in length as well as dragon boats.

Wasabi Paddling Club Dragonboat and Outrigger Canoe Racing - Team Wasabi home page


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