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The Inland Paddler: Reflections of Seven Years of Chattajacking
The Inland Paddler: Reflections of Seven Years of Chattajacking

Earlier this week, those of us registered for the 2020 edition of the 31-mile Chattajack race in Chattanooga received an email that wasn’t exactly unexpected....

Astral Green Jacket Vs Kokatat Hustle R
Astral Green Jacket Vs Kokatat Hustle R

From L to R:Astral Green Jacket, Palm Nevis, Kokatat Hustle R, and Yak Taurus PFDWhen I’m at paddling events or on a river when I....

Kokatat Huck Throw Bag – First Look
Kokatat Huck Throw Bag – First Look

We first made a post about Kokatat releasing a new throw bag way back in 2019. It has only been quite recently that the Huck....

Paddling with Purpose: Virtual Panda Paddle and Standup for the Cure
Paddling with Purpose: Virtual Panda Paddle and Standup for the Cure

In trying times, it’s easy to retreat inward, to make our world as small and manageable as we can. It helps us feel in control....

Have I Gone Completely Mad-River?
Have I Gone Completely Mad-River?

I thought some of you might be interested in my Mad River Explorer RX16 with iq2 gunwales as the boat is often complimented on and....

Dehydration Relief: DripDrop ORS to the rescue when you need it
Dehydration Relief: DripDrop ORS to the rescue when you need it

DripDrop ORS Review What is dehydration?  Simply put, it’s a fluid imbalance. But before we explain a troubled state, we’ll start with a happy one.....

Spade Kayaks New Boats
Spade Kayaks New Boats

It looks like a number of new boats are about to land looking at a post made by Spade Kayaks today. In the shot is....

El Rio Claro
El Rio Claro

Outside of Molina, Chile, lies one of the most incredible places to experience. The rio Claro is a river that you can only truly appreciate....

The Inland Paddler: Oh Garmin! Don’t Fail Me Now!
The Inland Paddler: Oh Garmin! Don’t Fail Me Now!

I am a slave to the data.  I live and die by my metrics. And I am addicted to wearables. Even though there is clearly....

Tupik Kayaker Fly
Tupik Kayaker Fly

There’s an interesting tarp on Kickstarter right now. It uses two kayaks and two paddles to setup. It looks big enough to fit a couple....

KAYAK LIKE A PRO- BY: FLOATING AUTHORITY
KAYAK LIKE A PRO- BY: FLOATING AUTHORITY

Learn How To Kayak Like A Pro – A Step By Step Beginner’s Guide Whether you’re planning on a simple day paddle, a fishing excursion....

Best Kayak Bilge Pump
Best Kayak Bilge Pump

Many websites claim that they recommend the best kayak bilge pump, but they list every possible kayak bilge pump in existence. They really don’t tell....

Astral Brewer Shoe 2.0 – Review
Astral Brewer Shoe 2.0 – Review

We have had at least one pair of Astral Brewers at Unsponsored HQ since there launch back in around 2013. Astral Brewer Shoe 2.0 –....

KAYAK BUYING GUIDE- BY: FLOATING AUTHORITY
KAYAK BUYING GUIDE- BY: FLOATING AUTHORITY

The Ultimate Kayak Buying Guide – Find The Kayak That You Can Trust Kayaking is one of the most enjoyable hobbies that allows you to....

M(idwest) 2 Oahu
M(idwest) 2 Oahu

M2O a 32-mile race from Molokai to Oahu. It’s 4,000 miles from Molokai to the Midwest. For many, it would be the trip pf a....

How to #RecreateResponsibly This Summer and Beyond
How to #RecreateResponsibly This Summer and Beyond

As summer presses on and the confines of quarantine chafe, many of us are looking out the window wondering, “How do I get out of....

Movie Monday 27 July 2020
Movie Monday 27 July 2020

Welcome to Unsponsored and Movie Monday 27 July 2020. Movie Monday 27 July 2020Enjoy! Movie Monday 27 July 2020 not enough? Check out the Movie....

Racing Halfway to The North Pole: 45 North Solstice Paddle Festival
Racing Halfway to The North Pole: 45 North Solstice Paddle Festival

About 20 degrees latitude north of the equator, you’ll find Hawaii, the epicenter of all things paddle related. However, if you keep heading north halfway....

Zamora
Zamora

ZamoraEddied out in a remote Ecuadorian village, politics and local beliefs force a group of kayakers to desert their hopes of a first descent on....

Boof, Boof, Paddle, Boof, Then Boof Again
Boof, Boof, Paddle, Boof, Then Boof Again

Boof, Boof, Paddle, Boof, Then Boof AgainPretty sure this run is called the Little White of Quebec, and it’s not hard to see why. This....

Palm Side Swing HMS Karabiner – First Look
Palm Side Swing HMS Karabiner – First Look

The Palm Side swing HMS Karabiner looks like a fairly conventional karabiner that has had some weight shaved off and a trick anodised colour applied.....

How to Tame Your Hair on River Trips
How to Tame Your Hair on River Trips

It’s no secret that multi-day rafting trips take you far away from hot water, faucets, and any kind of hair regiment you might rely on....

The Inland Paddler: Paddling Through the Pandemic
The Inland Paddler: Paddling Through the Pandemic

It’s Day 136 of my Pandemic spring and summer…and I can report that in some ways, getting out to do a paddle workout it getting....

Ottilie Robinson-Shaw Joins The C1 Conversions Team
Ottilie Robinson-Shaw Joins The C1 Conversions Team

Ottilie Robinson-Shaw Joins The C1 Conversions TeamI’m pleased to welcome Ottilie Robinson-Shaw to The C1 Kayak Conversions Team. For those who don’t know Ottie, Ottie is....

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