#kayak

Hobie MirageDrive 180°

Shift Into a New Dimension Hobie’s bioengineered MirageDrive propulsion system for kayaks was revolutionary in its inception in 1997 and has been evolving ever since. Now comes the biggest evolution - so far. Introducing the patent-pending Hobie MirageDrive 180 forward-reverse propulsion system that will be integrated into all 2017* model year Mirage kayaks. Weighing [...]

2017-02-10T16:43:27+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: Kayaking|Tags: , , , |

Ask the Experts: Small Business Saturday

November 28th is Small Business Saturday, a day created specifically for small businesses like us! Get the best deals and talk to the experts about your boating needs and wants.

Hobie Top Gun: Richard Ofner

New Beginnings Jun. 9, 2015 by Richard Ofner I have told parts of this story several times over the years, including a mention in my first contribution to the Hobie Top Gun Series. Now I will tell how it has developed into a life changing experience that took place on October 26th, 2009. After discovering that I [...]

Paddle vs. Prop: Three Safety Tips for Stand Up Paddlers When Boats are Around

NEWS From BoatUS Boat Owners Association of The United States 880 S. Pickett St., Alexandria, VA 22304 Read this press release online at: http://goo.gl/Pp4b1M FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: D. Scott Croft, 703-461-2864, SCroft@BoatUS.com Photo Available at: http://www.BoatUS.com/pressroom/previewImg/hiRes/1134.jpg Photo Caption: Using a stand up paddleboard in a congested harbor requires an increased focus on safety. [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:12+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Categories: Boating, Kayaking|Tags: , , , , , , , |

National Marina Day

History How did National Marina Day begin? In February of 2001, AMI’s Board of Directors, sensing a need to burnish the marina industry’s already positive image, approved the creation of a national grassroots, public education initiative called National Marina Day. In the summer of 2001, AMI officially proclaimed the second Saturday of August (this has [...]

Paddle Relay 2015

  A Collective Experience Creating a Unique Story Celebrating a Spectacular Coastline Raising Money For Great Causes JUNE THRU AUGUST 2015 We are very excited to announce that in August Port Sanilac will be a stop for this awesome fundraiser! Check out what they do and where they are going and make sure to keep [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:14+00:00 June 4th, 2015|Categories: Boating, Kayaking|Tags: , , , , , |

10 Tips for the Beginner Kayak Fisherman

Written by  Darrell Olson Why is kayak fishing such a big deal? It is exciting, inexpensive, simple, and healthy sport where you set your own pace and also catch great fish. Kayak fishing is considered a frontier sport since it is still in the early developmental stages. That means there is not much information available. [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:15+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Fishing, Kayaking|Tags: , , , , , , , |