Tag Archives: Kayak

White River: A scenic trip through national forest

By Howard Meyerson MONTAGUE, MI – It was a perfect summer day when I launched at Sischo Bayou, a remote canoe landing on the White River in the Manistee National Forest. I’d come looking for a half-day float, some time … Continue reading

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State recreation areas add handicap canoe, kayak launches

By Howard Meyerson Disabled paddlers who need assistance getting into canoes or kayaks and getting launched will find life is a bit simpler these days at Bishop Lake in the Brighton State Recreation Area. A unique launch kayak launch system … Continue reading

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Innovation: Origami inspired plastic folding kayak

Innovation is the name of the game and Anton Willis, a San Francisco designer, is no slouch. Drawing on his fascination of Origami, the California native has come up with a stylish and sensible solution for kayak storage when living … Continue reading

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Paddler hopes to set new world record for largest raft of canoes, kayaks

By Howard Meyerson SUTTONS BAY, MI — Kate Thornhill is used to difficult challenges; she has traveled solo more than once deep into the Minnesota Boundary Waters paddling the wooden kayak she built. But on Sept. 1, she is going for … Continue reading

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