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2019
Cosmetic scratches making your boat look old?
For those of us who have fiberglass yaks understand how beautiful they can be when they are shiny and new. Keeping them that way, can be a bit of a strain, especially if you really want to paddle frequently. I personally will have minor scratches which will appear wherever I
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2019
Getting rescued by the USCG (training)
Last week, I covered how to use a VHF and what steps it takes to call for help. This week will be a continuation of the process, and what it actually looks like from a kayaker’s perspective. A little background to this training: A few years ago, I had organized
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2019
How to make that all important call
Using a VHF radio (or otherwise called a marine radio) can be a lifesaving device for when you really need help on the water. Understanding how to use it and who to call may just save your life. What exactly is a VHF radio? It is a communication device for
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2019
Trip report – The Horicon Marsh, Wisconsin
https://silentwake.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/horicon2.mp4 Paddle destination: Horicon Marsh (southern aspect)   Launch/Land locations: Launch – Green Head Road N8600 Green Head Rd, Mayville, WI Land – One Mile Island Trail Head and parking 204 N Nebraska St, Horicon, WI   Type of environment: Did you know Horicon Marsh is the largest freshwater cattail