5 Best Launch Sites to Kayak or SUP on Lake Tahoe

The greatest way to experience the blue waters and picturesque shores of Lake Tahoe is in a kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Here are our favorites. Lake Tahoe is one of the premier lakes in the world—boasting stats like “America’s cleanest motorized lake” and “largest natural lake in California”—but beyond marveling at it from dry land … Read more

Richard Barnes Completes Solo Kayak Crossing of Tasman Sea

After over two months and 2,000 treacherous kilometers, Aussie kayaker Richard Barnes completes one of the world’s most perilous paddling feats. Sixty-seven days—but’s who’s counting? Richard Barnes sure was, as that’s how many Earth rotations it took for him to kayak the treacherous Tasman Sea solo from Hobart, Australia to New Zealand. The dogged Australian paddler completed his … Read more

The 11 Best Pedal Kayaks of 2022

Pedal kayaks have exploded in popularity over the past several years, but this hands-free technology isn’t anything new. Hobie launched the pedal kayak movement in 1997 with the release of its Mirage Drive pedal kayak. The idea was to improve on a regular kayak by making it hands-free: Instead of using a paddle, you use … Read more