One rescue skill every kayaker should know.
Eike Köhler braves the heavy storm surf in the Baltic Sea.
Kathy Holcombe breaks down what gear is needed and how to pack a sea kayak for a multi day adventure.
‘Blade Awareness', the second video in the Lessons Learned series, will help take you're paddling to the next level.
Around the top of Scotland in 25 days.
A Royal Flush - running all 5 drops of the Royal Gorge on the North Fork of the American in a single run.
‘Hang onto your Kayak’ is the first video in the Lessons Learned series. In this video, you will learn the importance of hanging onto your kayak with examples of what happens when you let go.
‘Hang onto your Kayak’ is the first video in the Lessons Learned series. In this video, you will learn the importance of hanging onto your...
Kathy Holcombe and her dog Tucker set out in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota for 5 days of solitude and adventure this past June.
Paddling along the French, Spain, and Andorra borders, we were treated to excellent whitewater, scenery and food.
Follow this simple guide to a pretty cool way to keep your head dry and out of the way when doing a back deck roll.
In June of 2018 five Kokatat team members explored the incredible rivers and waterfalls of Iceland.
Now in its 6th year, the Malabar River Festival has grown from its humble beginnings and has sparked international interest, drawing in the best kayakers in the world.
Now in its 6th year, the Malabar River Festival has grown from its humble beginnings and has sparked international interest, drawing in the best kayakers...
Chile is a country flooded by beauty and cursed by the dammed
Surfing the biggest tidal exchange in 3 years
The 2018 North Fork Championship report from Kokatat team paddler Jules Domine. An incredible four days of action packed kayaking and excitement!
“Balance? What is balance even?” For nearly two decades, Ben Stookesberry has been a world leader in expedition kayaking, but why?
In this video, Seth Ashworth gives us some simple tips on how to improve your front surfing skills.
The Callaghan River just outside of Whistler BC, has always been a highly acclaimed piece of whitewater and is the keystone to the paddling community surrounding it. For years the river has had a looming threat of a Hydro project being developed.
The Callaghan River just outside of Whistler BC, has always been a highly acclaimed piece of whitewater and is the keystone to the paddling community...
A quick instructional video on three ways to improve your 'Boof Stroke'' which is the stroke used to lift up your bow and carry speed out of drops.
A quick instructional video on three ways to improve your 'Boof Stroke'' which is the stroke used to lift up your bow and carry speed...
With the use of waterproof mics, drone and GoPro camera, Eike Köhler creates a unique video to explain the skeg in a way you have never seen before.
With the use of waterproof mics, drone and GoPro camera, Eike Köhler creates a unique video to explain the skeg in a way you...
Steve Scherrer explains the concept of "LTD" long term development and the importance of learning proper technique for stand-up paddling.
YakFish TV Host Robert Field joined Kokatat Fishing Team Member Brad Hole in the Pacific Northwest to round out his 3 1/2 week kayak fishing road trip with a day at Lake Cle Elum catching Mackinaw Lake Trout and Burbot.
YakFish TV Host Robert Field joined Kokatat Fishing Team Member Brad Hole in the Pacific Northwest to round out his 3 1/2 week kayak fishing road trip...
In this video, we aim to take basic skills such as s-turns and eddy turns and help you use them as tools to slow your downstream momentum, (by generating cross current speed and using eddies and other features) and in turn, to give you better position control and more ‘time’ to plan your descent.
In this video, we aim to take basic skills such as s-turns and eddy turns and help you use them as tools to slow your...
For 19 days the team realized their dream of kayaking one of the most isolated rivers on earth through the Colombian Amazon...
In every scenario this paddling suit has made my time on the water safer and definitely more comfortable!
Florida is a great place to escape from the harsh winter months to find some unbelievable paddling adventures.
What better way to spend a honeymoon than to travel to New Zealand and enjoy some classic sections of whitewater!
Ever wondered how to reseal your dry top? Here is an instructional video about how to replace your neck gasket on your dry top.
Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary series explores how women sea kayakers aspire to accomplish their paddling goals while exploring themes of spirituality, social justice, challenge, community, and acceptance.
Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary series explores how women sea kayakers aspire to accomplish their paddling goals while exploring themes of spirituality, social justice,...
Chris Baer takes a trip of a lifetime to the kayak among the tallest mountains in the world.
Fishing is a family outing for Rudy Tsukada and his fourteen year old daughter and ten year old son.
The largest icebergs in the Northern Hemisphere are found in these waters, as well as some of the most diverse sea life.
Outside of outstanding creeking and large volume rivers, Quebec also offers Poutine.
Labor day weekend brings a plethora of boating to New York
Now more than ever, it's time to rally to save the Samana
Video - The Aquabatics Calgary team walk you through the steps of how to perform an s-turn in a whitewater kayak.
Video - This video is an instructional lesson from Aquabatics Calgary on how to perform s-turns in a whitewater kayak using mid stream features.
Video - Aquatics Calgary takes us through the process of performing the hanging stern draw
The 8th Annual Lumpy Waters Sea Symposium brought together friends, fun, and bunnies in celebration of paddling on the sea!
Even the highest competing athletes deal with head games.
Video - Aquabatics Calgary takes us through the basic fundamentals of The Wet Exit.
To most kayak anglers, the PFD is one of the most forgotten and least thought about tools.
78 female boaters with male shuttle bunnies in floppy ears!
The final leg of our Austria, Slovenia and Italy trip took us to South Tirol and Tirol
Adventure education organization OAR Northwest starts its first year creating sustainable student powered scientific and educational trips down the Mississippi River.
Kokatat Teams Up with The Ecuadorian Rivers Institute to Save Ecuador's Best Whitewater
Video Instruction of the Sweep Stroke - Basic Whitewater Skills
With temps in the 70's, lots of sunshine, and cool crisp days people flock to our region and the southwest to play.
Join Sea Kayak guide Jeff Allen as he explores this area north of the Polar Circle.
A multi-day SUP adventure on the Main Island Trail
North Wales and Anglesey offers sea kayakers an amazing playground ranging from beautiful sheltered paddles, small islands and short journeys, to exciting tide races and rough water for the experienced sea kayaker.
A review of the Maximus Centurion functionality from a safety standpoint
Driving, rappelling, and kayaking our way through East Tirol
Sometimes stepping out of your comfort zone can be challenging. It can also be rewarding.
This video helps beginners and advancing paddlers ID the difference between spin and carve momentum in a whitewater kayak. (Video)
The next stops on Daniel Brasuell’s Europe tour this year was Slovenia and East Tirol
Video - Aquabatics Calgary takes us through the needs, wants and luxuries of whitewater kayaking gear.
Video - Joining the Glanz brothers in Austria, Daniel Brasuell was shown what wonderful rivers lie within the Alps.
Video - Daniel Brasuell takes us on a tour of one of the classic creeks of the Fayetteville, WV area - Mill Creek
Video - Kokatat is thrilled to have teamed up with Pacific North West paddler Alicia Casa Zaragoza.
Video - A tribute to Benjamin Hjort 1978-2016
Video - 2 days of awesome California whitewater
Video - There is still time to act to help protect one of the World’s most remarkable rivers.
Video - Chevelon Creek is an incredibly scenic class IV whitewater run in north eastern AZ.
Not understanding the power of natural forces may result in getting stuck, literally, in a bad situation.
California's Yuba Gap and the importance of consist verbal beta
Glaciers, hidden hot water creeks in old lava tubes, icebergs, raging oceans, volcanoes, big rain storms, more waterfalls than you can possibly imagine, and some of the kindest people along the way.
Glaciers, hidden hot water creeks in old lava tubes, icebergs, raging oceans, volcanoes, big rain storms, more waterfalls than you can possibly imagine, and some...
Three kayakers with a mission to raise awareness of the problem of plastic pollution in the world's oceans and rivers travel across the US in search of the root cause of the problem.
Three kayakers with a mission to raise awareness of the problem of plastic pollution in the world's oceans and rivers travel across the US in...
Kokatat welcomes Canadian stand up paddle athlete and conservationist, Norm Hann to the SUP Ambassador Team.
After 2 plane rides and 56 hours on trains, Morgan Arnaud and Val Bernard arrive ready to paddle some of the most fantastic rivers in the world.
A sea kayak journey from Norwegian Bergen to Gothenburg in Sweden
This year’s four-day Samana Fest ignited positive energy and admiration for Colombia’s river communities.
“Class V rivers are those that once you finish paddling you do not want to go back”