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Water Power: 3 Standouts From Evinrude Engines’ On-Lake Demo
Gamified boat docking, high-power two-strokes, and a 600-horsepower pontoon — here’s the latest and greatest from Evinrude Outboard Engines’ on-water demo.
Watch: John John Florence Is a Master of Surf in ‘Space’
This surfing video has it all: stunning waves, beautiful ocean scenery, and John John Florence absolutely crushing it.
Vacation So Hard: All Aboard the Fitness Cruise Ship
Deep in the fiendish hearts of diabolical marketing geniuses sprang a torturous idea: Let’s combine a cruise-ship vacation with an all-you-can-sweat exercise agenda. All aboard the WOD on the Waves Cruise.
Oru Launches ‘Haven,’ the First Tandem Folding Kayak
The origami-inspired folding kayak company, Oru, now offers pairs a way to get on the water. The Haven is the world’s first folding kayak for two people.
Watch: Team Bikes and Packrafts around British Columbia’s Mines
A bikepacking team explores the effects of mining on the sacred headwaters of northwestern British Columbia. Typical of the area, the video features glacier-fed rivers, mountain biking, and bears.
Trump Administration Cancels Environmental Study, Lifts Mining Ban Near BWCAW
Environmental groups cry foul on the U.S. government’s decision to open Rainy River watershed to mining interests. They say it ‘broke its word.’
Standup Paddleboarder Brings ‘Plastic Patrol’ Mission to the US
Lizzie Carr was the first person to standup paddleboard the length of England through its waterways. So 160 miles to clean up New York, starting next week, should be smooth sailing.
After Debacle, World Surf League Awards Women Equal Prize Money
Today, the World Surf League announced that male and female surfers will receive equal prize money.
Rafting the Grand Canyon: What to Know About This Bucket List Trip
Most Grand Canyon rafting trips book a year or two in advance. Here’s the rundown on our editor’s recent Grand Canyon rafting experience, including what to know about how to start planning yours.
Hobie Revamps Best-Selling Mirage Outback Fishing Kayak
The Mirage Outback, Hobie’s best-selling fishing kayak, receives a full overhaul. Here are the details.
This $25K Electric Surfboard Goes 35 MPH Without Waves
Swedish company Awake recently unveiled the Rävik — a high-powered electric surfboard meant to disrupt the watercraft industry. If you’ve got a need for speed, you’ll want to check this out.
From Toy to Adventure Tool: Alplacka Raft Floats Into Mainstream
From humble beginnings, Colorado-based Alpacka Raft continues to innovate and float packrafting further into the mainstream.
Kelly Slater and Outerknown Ride the Wave of Eco-Fashion
The environment, specifically the ocean, has given a lot to pro surfer Kelly Slater. So he co-created Outerknown to give back to nature.
Watch: Surfer Describes Near-Death 3-Wave Pindown
Bradley Norris was photographing another surfer on a really heavy wave when he lost control and was held under for a long, long time. Hear his first-person experience.
Touring Redefined: Old Town Castine 140 Kayak First Look
After 10 years, Old Town returns to the touring kayak market with its new Castine series. The Castine 140 is a day touring kayak designed for comfort and performance. We took it out for a day trip on Falls Lake to see if it’s worth the hype.
Mining and the BWCAW: New Film Aims for In-Depth Look
Two outdoor filmmakers want to tell the controversial story of mines near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. And they’re now looking to fund the project.
Rock-Skipping Robot Reveals the Secrets to Perfect Throw
Want to skip rocks perfectly? Mark Rober built a robot to skip rocks and learned how to improve rock skipping form in the process.
Watch: Kayaker Hits 36 MPH on Yosemite Creek
Tenaya Creek rages over huge rapids and smooth rock. Dane Jackson absolutely crushes it, and this video clearly shows his stoke.