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How to Run Rapids Using Cross Current Speed (Video)
   October 11, 2017

How to Run Rapids Using Cross Current Speed (Video)


by Aquabatics Calgary

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...

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   October 11, 2017
   10/11/17

How to Run Rapids Using Cross Current Speed (Video)


by Aquabatics Calgary
2017 Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium
   September 29, 2017

2017 Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium


by Sean Morley

Experiencing the largest tidal range in the world is reason enough for any sea kayaker to want to attend the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium.

Experiencing the largest tidal range in the world is reason enough for any sea kayaker to want to attend the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak...

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   September 29, 2017
   09/29/17

2017 Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium


by Sean Morley
SUP Fishing on Great Slave Lake NWT
   September 29, 2017

SUP Fishing on Great Slave Lake NWT


by Norm Hann

Fishing for trophy Lake Trout in Northern Canada is a bucket-list item for many anglers. Lakers are well- known for being aggressive, often hitting lures multiple times. This is made all the more interesting when fishing from a SUP board.

Fishing for trophy Lake Trout in Northern Canada is a bucket-list item for many anglers. Lakers are well- known for being aggressive, often hitting lures...

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   September 29, 2017
   09/29/17

SUP Fishing on Great Slave Lake NWT


by Norm Hann

KOKATAT NEWS


How to Boof - 3 Basic Components (Video)

How to Boof - 3 Basic Components (Video)

The boof…. Every whitewater paddler wants to know how to do one, or how to do one better though, in my experience it seems to be a stroke/concept that is often taught poorly, and those wanting to learn it for themselves seem to focus on the pieces of the p   Read More


How to Pack a Kayaking First Aid Kit

How to Pack a Kayaking First Aid Kit

Wondering what to pack in your kayaking first aid kit? Read on for some recommendations!   Read More


A Review of the new Supernova Angler made with GORE-TEX®

A Review of the new Supernova Angler made with GORE-TEX®

I have been fortunate to test out the new Kokatat Supernova Angler made with GORE-TEX® for a few months now, and in every scenario this paddling suit has made my time on the water safer and definitely more comfortable!   Read More

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Exploration of Southern Colombia


A team of three Kokatat expedition paddlers embark on an exploration in search of first descents in Southern Colombia


Expedition team:

Jules DomineBen StookesberryLane Jacobs

FEATURED EXPEDITION

Exploration of Southern Colombia

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Kokatat has one of the largest private solar arrays in Humboldt County. 132 solar panels produce about 26% of the power used in our factory annually. In 2015 we switched all of our factory lighting to LED cutting the energy used in half while reducing landfill impacts with much longer life bulbs.

Kokatat is Green

Average Winter
Solar Output

77
kwh

Kokatat

100%

of our sewing machines

Kokatat

100%

of our computers

Kokatat

40%

of our lights

WE'RE GREEN

Powered by the Sun

Kokatat has one of the largest private solar arrays in Humboldt County. 132 solar panels produce about 26% of the power used in our factory annually. In 2015 we switched all of our factory lighting to LED cutting the energy used in half while reducing landfill impacts with much longer life bulbs.

Kokatat is Green

Average Winter
Solar Output

77
kwh

Kokatat

100%

of our sewing machines

Kokatat

100%

of our computers

Kokatat

40%

of our lights