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Sea Kayak Conversion to a Sit-on-Top / Rob Casey

01 June

In 2003, I was surf kayaking on the Washington coast in a brand-new fiberglass high performance surf kayak.  The waves were big and closing out.  On one ride into the beach, I timed it wrong and got caught in a closeout and was knocked upside down.   I was still learning my Eskimo roll, so it […]

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How Swell Watercraft Got the Best Plastic

28 May

Swell Watercraft is 100% dedicated to improving it’s products.  Our first kayak, the Scupper 14, has received tremendous user reviews online.  The Scupper truly is different.  It’s the first sit-on-top with the feet below waterline and utilizes an innovative, patented drainage valve.     Recently we had the first “professional” media review of the kayak completed […]

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Sit on Top Pros Launch

28 May

Sit On Top Pros Launch Website, Sale Sitontopkayak.com, home of the new Sit On Top Pros website, launched this week.  The Sit On Top Pros are paddling fanatics based all over the United States.  They have gathered together the greatest collection of sit-on-top kayaks ever assembled. Performance sit-on-tops are faster and more safe and fun […]

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3 SOT Myths Busted

28 May

3 Sit-on-Top Kayak Myths Busted!  / by Rob Casey When you think of sit on top kayaks, you may have think of that big ol’ super slow sit on top you rented during your last vacation.  Sit-on-top kayaks have had big improvements recently by shedding weight, gaining lots of speed, they’re drier and have more […]

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Loading a Kayak on Your Car

21 May

Loading a kayak on a car can be tricky especially if the kayak is heavy, 14’ or longer and/or if you have a tall car.  Here’s one of my favorite methods for loading and transporting a kayak on your car. If you have a rack such as Thule or Yakima, consider getting the extender attachment […]

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