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Kayak Fishing in Calusa Blueway, Florida
   December 02, 2019

Kayak Fishing in Calusa Blueway, Florida


by Jim Sammons

Jim Sammons, host of The Kayak Fishing Show presented by Seaguar, recently returned from beautiful Calusa Blueway, Florida for the first film shoot of the new season.

Jim Sammons, host of The Kayak Fishing Show presented by Seaguar, recently returned from beautiful Calusa Blueway, Florida for the first film shoot of the...

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   December 02, 2019
   12/02/19

Kayak Fishing in Calusa Blueway, Florida


by Jim Sammons
Building Confidence and Community
   December 02, 2019

Building Confidence and Community


by Melissa DeMarie

Cali Collective is a community-building organization where we use paddlesports as the medium.

Cali Collective is a community-building organization where we use paddlesports as the medium.

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   December 02, 2019
   12/02/19

Building Confidence and Community


by Melissa DeMarie
Wales Weekender
   December 02, 2019

Wales Weekender


by David Horkan

David Horkan hits Welsh waters for a weekend of paddling whitewater and sea.

David Horkan hits Welsh waters for a weekend of paddling whitewater and sea.

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   December 02, 2019
   12/02/19

Wales Weekender


by David Horkan

KOKATAT NEWS


BEN BRUCE LEE

BEN BRUCE LEE

There was ben stookesberry’s latest nickname ‘Ben Bruce Lee’ (to be said with a Spanish accent). “Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless like water. You put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle. You...   Read More


THE PATH TO LEVEL 5

THE PATH TO LEVEL 5

Deciding whether to become a kayaking instructor or get certified to coach at the next level? The answer is yes. Here’s how.   Read More


KOKATAT RIVER TOW TETHER (VIDEO)

KOKATAT RIVER TOW TETHER (VIDEO)

The Kokatat River Tow Tether is a five foot webbing cow tail/tow tether with adjustable length so that it fits snug against your rescue life vest to minimize snag hazard. This video will explain how to install, adjust and pack the River Tow Tether.   Read More

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Whitewater

Return to the Rio Guayas


Lane Jacobs, Ben Stookesberry and Rafa Ortiz explore the wild free flowing Rio Guayas in Colombia's Southern Cordillera Oriental mountain range.


Expedition team:

Lane JacobsBen StookesberryRafa Ortiz

FEATURED EXPEDITION

Return to the Rio Guayas

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

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