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The Starboard Astro Stream Family

July 12, 2016
You can’t have a conversation about inflatable stand up paddle boards without bringing up the brand Starboard, and you can’t talk about whitewater SUP, without mentioning the name Dan Gavere.  For those of you that don’t know, Dan was a true pioneer in the world of whitewater kayaking. There are not many people alive today… View Article

Smaller Shaft For Efficient Strokes

June 23, 2016
I’ve been using Werner Paddles since I started boating, so this review is not going to be about their quality or durability. The paddles speak for themselves in that manner and I don’t feel like beating a dead horse. (If you need further proof, look at what 90% of the pro’s use as their paddle… View Article

2016 Hala Gear SUP Review

June 15, 2016
Hala Gear 2016 Review Hala Gear  is an owner / paddler  operated company, run by Peter Hall. We like to sell this brand for many reasons…they make the highest quality whitewater SUP’s and accessories available, have industry leading customer service, are priced competitively, perform at a very high level, and most of all are EXTREMELY… View Article

ANDY O’BRIEN REVIEWS THE HALA ATCHA 86

June 9, 2016
2016 Hala Atcha 86 review As primarily a whitewater SUP paddler, inflatable boards are my go-to choice for the abuse of the river. In fact, the only scenario where I’m using a true ridged board is for surfing. The 2016 Hala lineup has really pushed the limits of what can be done with inflatable technology…. View Article

2016 BADFISH RIVER SURFER 6’11” REVIEW

June 2, 2016
THE 2016 BADFISH RIVER SURFER – UPGRADED FOR 2016 The 2016 Badfish River Surfer 6’11” is new and improved for 16′. With the addition of a lighter and higher performance blank (foam core), and a carbon fiber + Innegra layup, the 2016 River Surfer 6’11” weighs in at just under 20 lbs. What does this… View Article

2016 Dagger Nomad Review

May 10, 2016
The Dagger Nomad has long been one of the top creek boats on the market. First introduced in the early 2000’s, the Nomad was revolutionary. From expeditions to big water to creeking to waterfalls, the Nomad could do it and do it well. Over the years, the boat developed a sort of cult following and… View Article

Devil’s Club Dry Suit In-Depth Review

April 26, 2016
The Immersion Research Devil’s Club Dry Suit is all new for 2016. IR has a well-earned reputation as a company that is “by kayakers, for kayakers,” and it is evident when it comes to the Devil’s Club Dry Suit. IR saw the need for a suit that was warm, breathable, and durable enough to stand… View Article

The Werner Legend 99 Whitewater SUP Paddle – By Tyler Harris

April 25, 2016
Werner Legend 99 Review – By Tyler Harris “If you’re having SUP paddle problems, I feel bad for you son. I got 99 problems, but my Werner Legend ain’t one!” Perhaps you don’t appreciate the Jay-Z parody, so I’ll rephrase: If you are a SUP’er and aren’t 100% stoked on your current paddle, consider the… View Article

Werner Legend 99 SUP Paddle Review – By Badfish SUP Co-Owner Mike Harvey

April 18, 2016
Werner Legend 99 SUP Paddle Review – By Mike Harvey When I got word that Werner was coming out with a carbon SUP paddle for river running (The 2016 Werner Legend 99) I was excited. I love the stiffness and weight of carbon paddles, but given that I do most of my paddling on the… View Article

Only in Dreams Part 3: River Running

March 29, 2016
Ah, river running. Arguably the most popular of all whitewater kayaking disciplines, river running can mean a variety of things. For some, river running is picking apart your favorite, local run, each time choosing a new, hot line. For others, it means exploring a beautiful section of river in a new region, while for others,… View Article