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Kayaking 101: Drop the what? The Kayak Skeg Defined

Kayaking 101: Drop the what? The Kayak Skeg Defined

| June 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

No one likes to fight the elements just to paddle straight. The problem is that once that wind starts blowing even the most experienced paddlers have trouble keeping their bow pointed in the direction they are heading. Sure, there are a number of ways to prep a kayak to lessen the effects of a windy […]

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Converting a Hobie Mirage into a Paddle Kayak w/Rudder

Converting a Hobie Mirage into a Paddle Kayak w/Rudder

| April 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

My 2007 Hobie Adventure Mirage recently died from a hull crack where the mirage drive plugs in. It leaked a lot of water as the pedal stress opened up the crack with every push. It was already out of warranty by a year but Hobie was kind enough to sell me a replacement hull at […]

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