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D E C I S I O N Trailer

Watch the premiere of, D E C I S I O N on November 24th, 2020 on our YouTube Channel at 6:30pm Pacific Time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= ...

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Q AND A WITH KAYAK INSTRUCTOR CHEV DIXON

Photo by Lynda Shenkman IG @Kayakerlynda WERNER PADDLES:  We welcome Chev Dixon to the Werner Paddles Touring Team.  Chev thanks for chatting with us.  How long have you been padd ...

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SEA SNACKS FOR SEA KAYAKERS

Written by Werner Athlete Michelle Learned, photos by Jason Learned If someone were to ask me what I look forward to the most about overnight sea kayak touring in the Pacific Northwest, I’d have to say: < ...

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SCALE, A SEA KAYAKER’S PERSPECTIVE IN ALASKA

Cape Decision Alaska, Photo By Beau Gaughran Words by Ken Campbell Distances work differently up here, especially on the water. You might think you are only a mile or two away from that island over there, you mi ...

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IMMERSED IN MY SURROUNDINGS

Words by Ken Campbell and photos by Beau Gaughran It is a crisp afternoon at the beginning of fall. The trees are just starting to lose their leaves, to turn from shades of green to ...

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Sea Kayaking British Columbia’s Broughton Islands

Jason Learned went exploring the British Columbia's Broughton Islands this Summer via Sea Kayak.   This location just north of Vancouver Island is spectacular!    ...

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Gig Harbor Lighted Boat Parade

One of our favorite holiday traditions is paddling during the lighted boat parades. There are many to choose from here in the Pacific Northwest, this year we stayed close to home and attended the Gig Harbor Lighted Bo ...

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Blind Captain’s Journey

It all started with a little splash of salt water, sounds of the crushing waves, silky sand on my hands, and the feel of wind and sun on my skin. My first memories of the ocean were when I was about 3 years ol ...

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Winter Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island

Late last summer, I came up with a wild, ambitious idea: attempt a winter circumnavigation Vancouver Island. As far as I could tell, it had not been done before. While planning I had tracked down a couple people who h ...

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Limited Edition Lone Star - Camano and Shuna

Available February 27th Shuna Lone Star - Limited Edition: ...

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The Gales Storm Gathering-coming to Lake Superior this October.

The Gales Storm Gathering is one of the premiere rough water sea kayaking events in the US.  Taking place in October, on lake Superior, conditions never let paddlers and coaches down and it truly makes for an amazing learning experience.  It is an honor for ...

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Sea Kayak surfing SKOOKUMCHUCK NARROWS, WITH MATT ANGER.

The Skookumchuck Narrows or "Skook", as it's known to most boaters, seems to be even more beautiful and exhilarating everytime you see it. At peak flows, whitecaps and whirlpools form at the rapids even in calm weather. Each day, tide ...

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