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Requiem for East Creek - How one of Vancouver Island's last pristine watersheds was allowed to quietly slip away - by John Kimantas.


New Vistas - Wavelength looks at some of BC's least visited but most enticing kayak destinations, starting with little-known Fiordlands.


Beyond Paddles - There's a new way to enjoy north Vancouver Island. And it's beyond belief.


A worthwhile Mission - Kayaking Kyuquot Sound's Mission Group Islands.


Wind and Wonder - Exploration of Queen Charlotte Islands is at first intimidating, then enchanting - once the wind calms down. By Sheila Porteous.


The Tao of Sea Kayaking - Remain calm in the midst of chaos. By Eric Soares.


Mixing it up in Killarney - Canoe trip proves the perfect outing for blended family. By Terry Johnson.


Skills, tips and resources:

Paddle Meals - Outer Island Oyster Extravaganza. By Hilary Masson.


New Gear - Go PVC-free. Here's why.


Into Infinity - Wavelength reviews Current Designs' newest Brit Boat, the Infinity.


Skillset - Stern rudder stroke. By Alex Matthews.


Wildlife - Pelican primer. By James Michael Dorsey.


Planning and Safety - Kayaking and relationships. By Michael Pardy.


Kayak fishing - Weighing anchor. By Dan Armitage.


Coast&Kayak Magazine Spring 2009

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Feature articles:

Golden Opportunities: The San Francisco Bay Trail - by Andrea Pflaumer.


The Last Fjord: Indian Arm - by Bob Putnam. Day Trips.


Learning on the Mekong - By Marc Paillefer.


Handle with care - New national park reserve protects fragile ecosystem. By Hans Tammemagi.


Rescued by a seaside restaurant - Paddle Meals by Hilary Masson.


Wildlife - In praise of the Great Blue by James Michael Dorsey.


From the Rainforest - Should I stay or should I go? by Dan Lewis.


Skills, tips and resources:

New Gear - What's new in kayaks and kayak related products.


Quantum Physics - Review of Seaward Quantum.


Make your mark - Navigation by chart marking by Adam Bolonsky.


Skillset - A foot up using sling reentry by Alex Matthews.


Safety - Setting goals for groups, by Michael Pardy.


Kayak fishing - FAQs, by Dan Armitage.


January 2009

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Feature articles:

Cover feature: kayaking Patagonia - by Paul Jeffrey.


Meet the new Epsilon family - BoréalDésign kayak review.


Conquering Vancouver Island - Sean Morley's circumnavigation.


Fish & Ships - The Columbia River Water Trail, by Peter Donohue.


Shallow Waters - Kayaking Lighthouse Reef, Belize, by Lyn Hancock.


How bad can it be? - The current state of orcas, by John Kimantas.


California Caving - Exploring Shell Beach, California, by Chuck Graham.


Biyaking - Mix it up with bikes and kayaks. Get loopy with Bryan Nichols.


Skills, tips, resources and columns:

Taking it to the Edge - Alex Matthews introduces the skill of edging.


Making Reel Choices - Fishing Angles kayak fishing skills by Dan Armitage.