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A new Rebel... Naja!

Another composite Rebel innovation. With strong greenlandic roots, the Naja is for many that have been looking for a more intimate fit. Kayak Ways is honored to be part of the design team that has brought this little jewel into being. Johan Wirsen and the…
Naja! Shorter, narrower, shallower than big sibling Ilaga... Smart, quick, responsive, that asks for paddlers that are simply looking for a kayak that fits them, in a world whe… http://kayakways.net/blog/new-rebel-naja/

Now for the Brand New!

Or is it new brands? Well, we'll cop to a bit of excitement about these developments, for sure.
Next up, and brand new to the site and the store, we made several discoveries on our trip to Baja this past January, and one of them is something we’re really excited about!  F… http://kayakways.net/blog/now-brand-new/

Spring? Let's do it!

From kayaks, to kit, to instruction, 2016 all in one blog post! Call it a work in progress…
I am not sure this weather qualifies as Spring but let's just chalk this up to things beyond our control. After hardly any snow and simply ridiculous temperatures, since the scant… http://kayakways.net/blog/spring-lets-do-it/

Windfinder Weather Widgets? Cool!

Stumbled on this little jewel of an idea while cruising the Windfinder site for , what else? wind and sail information for this Wednesday...
Wind forecast for Willard Beach/Portland provided by windfinder.com We've added this lead-in script to Windfinder from our site. Willard Beach is our closest put-in from the qaj… http://kayakways.net/blog/windfinder-weather-widgets-cool/

Breathe!

Stretch your Mind and Your Body!
Yoga for Rollers and Paddlers! IF you are learning to roll it can be confusing at times. Which way to I turn my shoulders? What leg do I drive? Wow that is a stretch! Cheri … http://kayakways.net/blog/breathe/

Punta Arenas Symposium

In the course of our travels, we do sometimes run into ‘out of the ordinary’ experiences. As sometimes happens, more often that not actually, we get these e-mails out of the blue, inquiring whether we would be available at a particular place and time, to …
This is just how we got invited to go to the very end of the Americas, Tierra Del Fuego, Chile. We have been so busy on the road we haven't had time to write about it.  So now, at… http://kayakways.net/blog/punta-arenas-symposium/

Build! Paddles! Qajaq!

How long has it been since you put a plane to wood to make something beautiful AND useable?  Saw a shape materializing before your eyes? A shape that is useable in your kayaking, no less!
If you are a kayaker, one of the most rewarding things you can experience is making your own kayaking tools!  Turn a straight-grained piece of wood into a beautiful Greenland padd… http://kayakways.net/blog/build-paddles-qajaq1/

Cheating the Chill!

Fighting off the Chill with Reed Chillcheater! Factory visit with Chris Reed and Company.
Visiting the Reed Factory   We had a lovely visit to the Reed Chillcheater factory this afternoon.  We chatted with Chris Reed and the folks in the office that do such a fab… http://kayakways.net/blog/cheating-chill/

Digital Downloads now available

Order Digital Downloads of, "This is the Roll."
How cool would it be to take us with you when you roll?  We are now offering Digital downloads on our website of, "This is the Roll" both in full and in segments. So you can get i… http://kayakways.net/blog/digital-downloads-now-available/

Eggplant Fleece, Floating Hat, New Sea Kayaking Adventures!

New Products for 2013!
We have a couple of new products in our little online store!  A Ladies eggplant fleece pullover, this is made locally in the neighboring town of North Conway at Ragged Mountain, w… http://kayakways.net/blog/eggplant-fleece-floating-hat-new-sea-kayaking-adventures/

Spring Island

Paddling Spring Island on the Wild West Coast of Vancouver Island!
Spring Island... Those words bring to mind so many powerful feelings. Panoramas dominated by the the coastal mountains of Northwest Vancouver Island and the migh… http://kayakways.net/blog/spring-island/

Justine is coming to Maine!

Come welcome Justine Curgenven at a presentation of her new DVD at the Falmouth Library...
Already then! Another BIG SNOW STORM is rolling in and out starting tonight, and this show is moving, 24 hours forward. On to: WEDNESDAY the 20th. Same time...7PM! … http://kayakways.net/blog/justine-coming-maine/

Winter Storm

Storm Nemo turns into Blizzard Charlotte! Cheri gets snowed in CT!
Life has a funny way twisting things around sometimes... A couple of weekends ago, Turner and I had plans to teach at a pool session on Long Island, and to visit with his son and … http://kayakways.net/blog/winter-storm/

Winter Wanderings

Winter in Maine! Cross Country Skiing and building paddles! Barn improvements...
The few months that we are home each year usually begin just before the onset of winter. And that brings changes in tempo and attitude. Maine is cold and sometimes dreary thi… http://kayakways.net/blog/winter-wanderings/

Website Reskinned!

Kayak Ways has a new web presence!
Kayak Ways has a new web presence! In conjunction with T Duncan Design, we have been quietly navigating through some some significant design changes that will integrate how we … http://kayakways.net/blog/website-reskinned/

How cool is that?