Hamme Pool Kayak Session – Circa 1984
Monday night kayak pool practice sessions at Hamme Pool have been enjoyed by Fairbanks paddlers from January through May every year since at least the early 1980′s. Kayak polo games have followed practice sessions for a number of years. This has been a tremendous resource to the community, [...]
Fairbanks Paddlers are sponsoring a “Test Your Vest” event for boaters to inspect and try out their Personal Floatation Devices (PFD) for proper fit and floatation before getting on the rivers this spring. Bring your new or old life jackets and test them in the warmth of the pool before you need them on an [...]
Alaska is becoming the packrafting capital of the world. Many club members who watched Ed Plumb’s featured presentation at last fall’s annual meeting and potluck may be tempted to try some adventures in these versatile river craft.
Alaska Kayak Academy is offering several packrafting safety classes this spring and summer. The first session is scheduled for [...]
Almost all whitewater kayakers humbly admit “we’re all between swims.” Rafters claim they come in two types: those who have flipped, and those who will. If you travel Alaska’s rivers by canoe, kayak, raft, or packraft you have probably swamped a boat, had a close call, or you know someone who has. When you find [...]