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Dagger is beyond stoked to announce Outside magazine’s editors awarded the Stratos with its prestigious Gear of the Year award in the “kayak” category. Outside selected the Stratos for its innovative, adaptable design. The Stratos is a high-...

Events

Jersey Paddler's Paddlesport Show 2015

Mark your calendars for The Jersey Paddler's Paddlesport Show - the largest canoe, kayak and standup paddling show on the East Coast. The show features manufacturers of kayaks, canoes, accessories, sportswear, paddling clubs professional instruction...

Blog

By: Ben Coleman JUMPING THE MENTAL HURDLE Learning the Eskimo roll can be more of a mental challenge than a physical one, because it involves staying calm while performing a maneuver below the surface of the water–an environment in which we humans can’t breathe...

Kayaking 101

These links are provided through American Canoe Association (ACA) and are an excellent resource for getting the most out of your paddling experience through information and training. At Dagger we also share the same goals that emphasize respect for...

Activity

Whitewater

By: Laura Farrell The snow has officially started to melt out here in California and its not going to last long so get it while you can! Last weekend I took to the water and kicked off my Spring kayaking season on two local classics- South Silver and Golden Gate. I...

Touring

By: Brad Ludden As we all know, strong shoulders are key to a successful paddling season! There are a few simple movements you can be doing now to get your shoulders in peak shape for paddling this year. The hand stand push up is a great movement that can be done...

Recreation

Active Nature is an organization that offers world class instruction in Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, and fitness. Their mission is to provide adventure, community, and a healthy lifestyle in nature. You can view a slideshow of their year in...

Crossover

By: Chris Gragtmans Snowy started this project by interviewing the whole Dagger team to see what it is that that they want in their dream freestyle boat. Somehow, he aggregated all of this information and began design on the boat around several core concepts: Ease of...