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Water & Weather:
National Paddling Organizations & Clubs
Internationmal Paddling Organizations & Clubs
USA Paddling Organizations & Clubs
Instruction (See also Paddling Clubs)
Kayak & Canoe Manufacturers
Kits & Plans
Folding & Collapsible Kayaks
Paddle Manufacturers & Resources
Trailers & Carts
Kayak & Canoe Racks
Equipment & Gear
PFD Manufacturers
Adventures, Accomodations & Charters
Outfitters, Retailers & Paddle Centres
River, Wetlands, and Coastal Conservation
Other Interesting Sites
Not Yet Classified

Morro Bay Current Conditions:

Ocean Buoy - NOAA Pt. San Luis Data Buoy - Station 46062
Weather Underground Zip 93442
Local Tides

Kayaking Information Resources, Publications & Magazines:

A Great Beginner's Guide - HMY Beginner's Guide - Special thanks to Matt Stevens for the link
First Aid Packing Tips - Essential First Aid Packing Tips for Summer Vacations - By Dr Mary Williams

About Paddling website & guide -
American Whitewater (AWA Journal) -
American Whitewater Journal:
Canoe - kayak - raft - reviews:
Canoe and Kayak -
Canoeing and Kayaking Info - Paddling.Net:
Coastal Waters Recreation Maps BC:
Kayak Online:
Messing About In Boats -
Mike's Kayak Journal:
Northeast Paddler's Message Board:
Outside Magazine:
Paddler Magazine Online:
PaddleWise: reviews:
Rec.Boats.Paddle (RBP) Newsgroup Homepage:
Rec.Boats.paddle FAQ:
Sea Kayaker:
The Salty Dog:
The Ultimate Directory of Kayaking Links:
Wavelength Paddling & Kayaking Magazine:
Whitewater Kayaking & Rafting Maps:
Wolfgang Brinck's Kyayk Bibliography:

Usenet, Chat and BBS Links:

Boater Talk -
ePaddler -
Paddling Net -
Paddle Source -
Whitewater Chat Group -

Water & Weather:

Beaufort Scale -
Cold Water and Hypothermia (part of ACA Sailing Committee Site) -
Eldridge TideWare:
Intellicast (local and national radar) -
National Imagery and Mapping Agency-Marine Navigation -
National Data Buoy Center (NOAA) -
National Weather Service (NOAA) -
Nobeltec/Nautical Software - Tides & Currents:
Office of Coast Survey (NOAA) -
SaltWater Tides (USA) -
Surfline | Report:
Tide/Current Predictor - Morro Bay, CA:
Tide/Current Predictor - Site Selection:
US Coast Guard Local Notices to Mariners -
US Coast Guard Navigation Center -
Weather Underground -

National Paddling Organizations & Clubs:

American Canoe Association:
American Whitewater Affiliation:
BASK, The San Francisco Bay Area Sea Kayakers club:
CKF, California Kayak Friends club:
National Organization of Whitewater Rodeos: site no longer active
Qajaq USA and Qaannat Kattufiat (Greenland Kayak Association):
Qajaq USA Greenland Kayaking Forum:
Sea Canoe International:
Sea Kayak Association of BC:
Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC:
USA Canoe/Kayak:

International Paddling Organizations & Clubs:

Alpine Kayak Club -
British Canoe Union -
Canadian Recreational Canoe Association -
New Zealand Recreational Canoeing Association -
Ottawa White Water Paddler -
Scottish Canoe Federation -
World Kayak Federation -

USA Paddling Organizations & Clubs:

Appalachian Mountain Club (NY&NJ) -
Boston Sea Kayaking Club (MA) -
Connecticut Sea Kayakers -
Delaware and Hudson Canoe and Kayak Club (NJ/NY) -
Hackensack River Canoe and Kayak Club (NJ) -
Metropolitan Area Sea Kayakers (NY) -
North Shore Paddlers Network (MA) -
Rhode Island Canoe/Kayak Association -
St. Lawrence Valley Paddlers (VT) -
Vermont Paddlers Club -

Bluegrass Wildwater Association (KY) -
Canoe Club of Greater Harrisburg (PA) -
Chesapeake Paddlers Association (MD) -
Dayton Canoe Club (OH) -
Greater Baltimore Canoe Club (MD) -
Mid-Atlantic Paddlers Association (VA) -
Philadelphia Canoe Club (PA) -
Three Rivers Paddling Club (PA) -

Atlanta Whitewater Club (GA) -
Carolina Canoe Club (NC) -
Chota Canoe Club (TN) -
Coastal Canoeists (VA) -
Coastal Kayaking Association (GA) -
Florida Sea Kayaking Association -
Georgia Canoe Association -
Low Country Paddlers (SC) -
Sandlapper Sea Yackers (SC) -
Skiters Swamp Paddlers (FL) -
Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association -
Tennessee Valley Canoe Club -

Upper Mid-West
Great Lakes Sea Kayak Club -
Great Lakes Sea Kayak Assn. -
Mad City Paddlers -
Minnesota Canoe Association -
Twin Cities Sea Kayak Association (MN) -
West Michigan Coastal Kayakers -
Wisconsin Hoofers Outing Club (WI) -

Mid-West and Southwest
Big Thicket Voyageurs (TX) -
Colorado Whitewater Association -
Dallas Downriver Club (TX) -
Illinois Paddling Council -
Kansas Paddler -
Ozark Paddlers (AR) -
St.Charles Canoe Club (IL) -

Rocky Mountain Canoe Club (CO) -
Utah Whitewater Club -

Pacific and Northwest
California Floaters Society -
California Kayak Friends -
Knik Canoers and Kayakers (Alaska) -
Lower Columbia Canoe Club (OR) -
The Mountaineers (WA) -
Oregon Ocean Paddling Society (OOPS)-
Paddle Trails Canoe Club (WA) -
San Francisco Bay Area Sea Kayakers -
Shasta Paddlers (WA) -
Washington Kayak Club -
Whatcom Association of Kayak Enthusiasts (WA) -
Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club (OR) -

Instruction (See also Paddling Clubs):

Boulder Outdoor Center -
California Canoe and Kayak -
Current Adventures (California) -
Endless River Adventures (North Carolina) -
Four Corners Riversports (Colorado) -
Madawaska Kanu Center (Ontario) -
Maine Sport -
Nantahala Outdoor Center (North Carolina) -
Otter Bar Kayak School (California) -
Paddleways (Vermont) -
Sea Quest (Washington) -
Sierra South (California) -
Sundance Kayak School (Oregon) -
Zoar Outdoors (Massachusetts) -

California Sports Education Guide -

Kayak & Canoe Manufacturers:

Betsie Bay Kayak:
Boreal Design:
Catalina Yachts:
Clear Blue Hawaii:
Cobra kayaks:
Current Designs:
Current Designs:
Easy Rider:
Flyak - Hydrofoil Kayak:
Foster Rowe Kayaks:
Guillemot Kayaks:
Heritage Kayaks:
Hobie Kayaks:
Hydra Kayak:
Kajak Sport:
Kiwi Kayak:
Nigel Dennis Kayaks:
Nimbus Kayaks:
Northwest Kayaks:
Ocean Kayak:
Old Town:
P&H Company:
Pacific Water Sports:
Perception Sea Kayaks:
Pouch Boats:
Riot Kayaks:
Seaward Kayaks:
Seda Kayak:
Splashdance / Janautica:
Tideline Kayaks:
Valley Canoe Products: site no longer active
Walden Kayak:
Wild Wasser:
Wilderness Systems:
WaveWalk catamaran Kayaks:

Kits & Plans:

Action Fish:
Chesapeake Light Craft:
Laughing Loon:
Newfound Woodworks:
Northwoods Canoe:
Platt Montford's Geodesic Aerolite Boats:
Pygmy Boats:
Roy Folland:
Waters Dancing:

Paddle Manufacturers & Resources:

Adventure Technology:
Ainsworth Paddles:
Anderson Oars and Paddles:
Aqua-Bound Technologies:
Bending Branches:
Betsie Bay Kayak:
Boreal Design:
California Sports Equipment:
Cannon Paddles:
Carlisle Paddles:
Cascade Outfitters:
Current Designs:
Eddyline Kayaks / Swift paddles:
Epic Paddles:
Extreme Interface:
Feathercraft Folding Kayaks:
Impex International:
Killer Hand Paddles:
Lightning Paddles:
Mega Performance:
Mitchell Paddles:
Northwest River Supplies:
Old Town Canoe Company:
Outdoor Play:
P&H Company: P&H Company
Pacific Wave Kayaks: Pacific Wave Kayaks
Paddle Gear:
Paddleshop/ONNO:  Recommended
Prijon/Wildwasser Sport:
Pygmy Boats:
Quality Kayaks:
Revealed Water Products/Adventure Technology:
Riot Kayaks:
Robson Paddles:
Rough Stuff Paddles:
Roy Folland Wooden Kayaks:
Sawyer Paddles and Oars: Sawyer Paddles and Oars
Seven 2:
Shearwater Boats:
Silver Creek Paddles:
Starrk Moon:
Surfins Co.:
Swift Canoe and Kayak Company:
Tiger Paws:
Venturesport Surf Skis:
Vittuddens Kanotvary:
Walden Paddlers, Inc.:
Werner Paddles:
Whetstone: - no longer active
Zu Zu Paddle Company:

Review of Sea Kayak Touring Paddles, Oct '99:

Trailers & Carts:

AAA Trailers:
Hardy Products Kaddy:
Paddleboy Designs:
Roleez Wheels:
Splashdance Carts:

Kayak & Canoe Racks:

Maine Roll On:
Oak Orchard Canoe:
Piragis Northwoods:
Rack-it discount Thule and Yakima:
Sportraxx by Simpson:
Thule Car Rack Systems:
Yakima Car Rack Systems:

Adventures, Accomodations & Charters:

Anvil Cove:
Arbutus Point Oceanfront Bed & Breakfast:
Archipelago Ventures:
Canyons and Coastlines:
Casa Blanca By the Sea:
Coast Mountain
Due West Charters:
Explore! Charters:
G. Cook Tours:
Island Escapades:
Island Outdoor Centre: Ph: 250-245-7887
Island Packers:
Kaslo Kayaking, Kootenay Lake, B.C.:
Kayaking in Bermuda:
Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures:
Mothership Adventures:
Newfoundland Coastal Safari:
Nootka Island Lodge:
North Island Kayak Rentals & Tours:
Outer Island Kayak Adventures:  Recommended
Pacific Northwest Expeditions:
Rainforest Kayak Adventures:
Sealegs Kayaking Adventures:
Spirit of the West:
Tofino Expeditions:
Villas de Loreto:
Vargas Island Inn: 250-725-3309
Vic Nadurak Marine Services:
West Coast Expeditions:
Zeballos Expeditions & Kayaks:

Outfitters, Retailers & Paddle Centres:

Bamfield Kayak Centre:
Barkley Sound Kayak Centre:
Bear Mountain Boat Shop:
Bowen Island Sea Kayaking:
Brighton Canoes (UK):
California Kayaks:
Central Coast Kayaks:
Dive and Kayak Union Bay, Vancouver Island :
EcoColumbia Outfitters:
Ecomarine Ocean Kayak Center:
Friendly Island Kayak Company:
Gabriola Cycle and Kayak:
Gale-Force Kayaking:
Go With The Flow Sports:
Gulf Island Kayaking:
Kayak Cambria at Sea For Yourself:
Kayak Port Townsend:
Kayak Pro Shop:
Mayne Island Kayak & Canoe:
Middletonıs Canoes, Kayaks & Dinghies:
Monterey Bay Kayaks:
Mountain Surf Kayaking and Outdoor Gear:
Page's Marina:
Southwind Kayak Center:
Sea Kayaking Skills and Adventures, New York:
Southern Adventures: Sydney, Australia
Southern Adventures: Sydney, Australia
Vancouver Island Canoe & Kayak Centre:
California Canoe & Kayak:
Comox Valley Kayaks:


Advanced Elements:
Custom Inflatables 1-800-6SEEKER:
Jack's Plastic Welding:
Sea Eagle/Harrison-Hoge Ind.:
Sevylor USA:
Star Inflatables:
Stearns, Inc.:
Whitewater Mfg./SOTAR:


Folding Kayaks:
Klepper West:
Klepper in Canada:
Long Haul:
Pakboats Folding Canoes:
Russian Folding Kayaks:

PFD Manufacturers:

Astral Buoyancy Co:
Kokatat Water Sportswear:
Lotus Designs:
Palm, USA
Riot kayaks:
Seda Products:
Sospenders, Inc:
Stearns, Inc.:
Stohlquist Water Wear:
Transatlantic Sales, LLC:
Wave Sport:
Wilderness Systems:

Equipment & Gear:

Brooks Wetsuits Ltd.:
Deluge Canoeing and Kayaking Accessories:
Harmony Gear:
Northwest River Supplies:
REI Home Page:
Ritchie Compasses:
Roll-Aid Safety Inc.- kayak self-rescue:
Safety Sponsons:
Speedtech Products - Knotmeters:
Wonderful Wellies (UK):

River, Wetlands, and Coastal Conservation:

American River Conservancy -
American Rivers -
Audubon Online -
Environmental News Network -
Friends of the River (California) -
Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN) -
International Rivers Network -
The Nature Conservancy -
Reef Environmental Education Foundation -
River Network -
Surfrider Foundation -

Other Interesting Sites:

Christopher Smith Photography -
International Human Powered Vehicle Association -
Julie Keller Photography -
Outdoor Places -
Pesda Press Books -
Sea Kayaking Articles Online -

Not Yet Classified:

A B Seas Kayaks:
Adventure Travel Show:
Aqua Quest Products:
Aqua-Cycle Watersport Products:
Baidarka Boats:
BC Ferries:
Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training Center:
Coast Kayak Symposium:
E Pub Adventures:
Folboat Super Page:
Folding Kayak Adventures:
Georgia Strait Alliance:
Gwaii Haanas National Park:
Into the
Jason Designs:
Kayak Forum:
Kinetic Kayaking:
Lady Rose:
Majestic Ocean Kayaking:
Malaspina College:
Mariner Kayaks:
Nahanni Wilderness Adventures:
Natural High:
Natural West Coast Adventures:
Novus Composites:
Novus Composites:
NPI News - Kayak:
O'Hurley's Boats:
Ocean River Sports:
Ocean Sound Kayaking:
Odyssey Kayaking:
Okanagan Paddle Festival:
Orca Boats Custom Boatbuilding
Orcawatch B&B
Pedal Pro: Outboard Pedal Power for Small Boats:
Pedals and Paddles:
Powell River Sea Kayak:
Saltspring Kayaking:
Santa Barbara Beaches, Santa Barbara, CA:
Saturna Sea Kayaking:
Scott Plastics:
Sea Kayaks:
Sea Otter Kayak:
Sealution XL - my first sea kayak:
SEE Kayaks - A sea kayak links:
Simon River Sports: An Interview With Audrey Sutherland:
SK FAQ information:
Ski and Surf Shop:
Snap Dragon Design:
Southern Sea Ventures:
Spirit of the West:
T'ai Li Lodge:
The Rec.Boats.Paddle (RBP) Newsgroup Homepage:
Tree Island Kayaking:
True North Wooden Boat Co:
University of Sea Kayaking:
Viking West:
Water Walker Sea Kayaks:
Waterways Paddle Trip Exchange:
West Coast Canoe Company:
Western Canoeing and Kayaking:
White Salmon Boat Works:
Wilderness Kayak Institute:
WWRivrRat's Tao of Paddling:
Ross Leidy's Kayak Building:

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