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Throw Bag: Definition of a Rescue Rope Throw Bag
A throw bag is a rope filled bag that is used to rescue swimmers. One end of the rope is connected to the inside of the bag. The rescuer holds the loose end of the rope and throws the bag to the swimmer.

Canoe Thwart - Definition of Canoe Thwart
A canoe thwart is a crossbeam running inside the top of a canoe giving the hull support. There are usually two thwarts on the inside of a canoe. From a practical standpoint, canoe thwarts are often used to strap gear to, thereby keeping it within the canoeist's reach and safe from falling out of the boat.

Werner Rio Whitewater Paddle Review
Werner Rio Whitewater Paddle Review

Top 10 Reasons to Paddle
Top 10 Reasons to Paddle Canoes and Kayaks. Reason one is to paddle for exercise. Paddling offers great aerobic exercise as well as upper body conditioning.

Surf Kayaking: Surf Kayaking Photo Gallery
Surf kayaking is one of the most underlooked extreme sports out there. A cross between surfing and whitewater kayaking, surf kayaking provides hours of fun, excitement, and adventure just minutes from your parking spot at your local beach. The following pages will give photos, descriptions, and pointers on how to approach and make the most of surf kayaking in the ocean.

Single Sculls Starting Position
The Single Sculls event is ready to start at the Schinias Olympic Rowing Center in the 2004 Athens Olympics men's single sculls event.

Olympic Rowing Action Image Gallery
This image gallery features photos of Olympic Rowing athletes, events, and facilities. Become acquainted with the terminology, equipment, precision, and strength that is Olympic Rowing.

Wet Exit - Step One for how to Use a Paddle Float
This image gallery gives a step-by-step look at how to properly use a paddle float to reenter and bilge out a flipped kayak.

Drain Plug - Defintion of a Kayak Drain Plug
A kayak drain plug is a threaded plug that screws into the stern of a kayak and enables water to be drain from the boat upon removal.

Olympic Canoe/Kayak & Rowing
This page offers all of the information you could want to know about Olympic Canoe/Kayak and Olympic Rowing. Here you will find pictures, medal winners, and the althletes who will be rowing, and paddling canoes and kayaks in the 2008 Beijing Olympics this summer.

Overnight Canoe and Kayak Trip on Coldwater Creek in the Florida Panhandle Photo Gallery
Nestled in the Blackwater State Forest almost three hours west of Tallahassee, the Coldwater Creek features narrow clear waters, sandy bottoms, narrow turns, and white beaches along its shores. Coldwater Creek is the perfect destination for an overnight canoe or kayak trip offering seclusion, serenity, and adventure all packed into one great paddling experience.

Photo Gallery of Double Falls on the Bottom Moose River in Upstate, New York
Photo Gallery of Double Falls on the Bottom Moose River in Upstate, New York

Photo Gallery of Knife's Edge on the Bottom Moose River in Old Forge, New York
Photo Gallery of Knife's Edge on the Bottom Moose River in Old Forge, New York

Adventure Water Sport: Surf Kayaking is an Adventure Water Sport
When most people think of water sports their minds usually first go toward motorized activities such as jet skiing or water skiing. Surfing will usually rank up there pretty highly also. Very few people would think to rank surf kayaking up there as an adventure water sport. This is ironic since the skill, athletic ability, and excitement that is a part of surf kayaking makes it one of the most thrilling yet underlooked adventure water sports of our time.

Photo Gallery of Agers Falls on the Bottom Moose River in Upstate New York
Photo Gallery of Agers Falls on the Bottom Moose River in Upstate New York

Photo Gallery of Diamond Splitter on the Bottom Moose River in Upstate, New York
Photo Gallery of Diamond Splitter on the Bottom Moose River in Upstate, New York

Image Gallery of Fowlerville Falls on the Moose River
Image Gallery of Fowlerville Falls on the Moose River

Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park of Beijing, China
This photo gallery features pictures of the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park of Beijing, China.

Grab Loop - Definition of Grab Loop
A grab loop refers to the handle, strap, or loop that is on the stern and bow of a kayak and some canoes. The grab loops are used to carry the kayak and to aid in rescuing other boaters.

Georgia Canoeing and Kayaking - Canoeing and Kayaking in Georgia
Georgia is one of only a handful of states featuring every type of canoeing and kayaking. Along the Georgia Coast you can Sea Kayak and do some epic Touring trips. Inland there is plenty of flatwater paddling to enjoy on the plethora of rivers and lakes that dot and line the state. And of course, in the North Georgia mountains there is access to whitewater canoeing and kayaking.Use this page as your guide to find the perfect Georgia canoe or kayak destination to fit your needs.

SUP - Standup Paddleboarding
SUP is an acronym that stands for “standup paddleboarding.” One thing is for sure, paddleboarding is taking the watersports world by storm. Here's all of the information you'll need to get into and take your standup paddleboarding to the next level. Lets SUP!

Sea Kayaking, Touring, & Flatwater Paddling
This page is your guide to the various flatwater, sea kayaking, and recreational paddling information on this site.