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Oru Folding Kayak

Who hasn’t found themselves looking across a pond, lake, river or ocean with a desire to explore but absent the means to do so? With the Oru folding kayak, a whole new world of paddling exploration just opened up. The brain-child of San Francisco designer Anton Willis, the Oru goes from a package the size...

Slip 'n' slide on any tide

Bellyak

We’ve covered a lot of kayaks in the past – some built for speed, some for comfort. But this is a totally different animal. The out-of-the-box folks at Bellyak have taken inspiration from the kayak and created what they call a bodyboat. They’ve opened up the kayak completely, increased the curvature, and flipped the driver...

The Big and Tall Shop of Water-Worthy Vessels

Pygmy Boats Borealis XL Kayak

By Gear Patrol Reader Chris Hoffman: As a guy that does a fair share of kayaking, I’ve seen the inside of more than a few vessels. The Borealis XL is one of more stunning craft you’ll find in the world of kayaking. The XL designation, is as you expect for more “substantial” men (230 –...