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Over 50 women met to paddle the Upper Green, and 24 continued down the Class V Green Narrows section. A raffle was held, in which over $650 was raised for the Shannon Christy Fund, a fund dedicated to getting more women into paddlesports. It was an...

“Like” us for a chance to WIN a Dagger Katana Kayak, an Adventure Technology Duraweave Paddle, and a Bomber Gear Bombshelter Sprayskirt. On-water adventure is closer than it may appear... this is your chance to win it! All you need to do to enter...

Tyler Bradt and his friends have had quite the epic journey so far. After leaving Tasmania, they sailed through a massive storm to the Soloman Islands, and then on to Indonesia, where they battled customs officials for a month before securing a visa...

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ACK Demo and Outdoor Expo

Whether you're a novice or expert, Demo Days is a great event for any paddler to attend. It's absolutely free and an opportunity to try out 80+ models, talk with representatives from top brands in the industry, and save up to 30% on select kayaks...

Gauley Fest 2015

Are you ready for Gauley Fest? We are! Gauley Fest just keeps getting bigger and better! Started in 1983, Gauley Fest has grown to become the largest river festival in the world. The festival is a showcase for American Whitewater and the top...

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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...

By: Ben Coleman Turning Stroke The turning stroke is used to point your boat in the direction you want to go. The main difference between the turning stroke and the forward stroke is the position of the paddle shaft. The paddle shaft is positioned vertically for...

By: Ben Coleman Catching Eddies Catching eddies makes you a better paddler. If you want to refine your skills, challenge yourself to catch as many eddies as possible the next time you paddle one of your favorite rapids. Catching eddies is where all your strokes...

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A brand born in whitewater, Dagger carries aggressive performance inspiration from the mountains to the sea. For eyes seeking far off possibility, performance touring offers an exciting world of weekend adventures, shoreline exploration and flat...

Outside the box? For you, there is no box. Your tastes for outdoor adventure change like the wind and you wouldn't want it any other way. Take it to the water with a kayak that performs in them all. Relax on the lake, cruise the winding river, or...

The best SOT surf kayak on the market is back and better than ever! Half sit-on-top kayak, half longboard surfboard, all parts fun! Molded-in seat and adjustable backband supports your upper body to keep you in the water longer. Molded-in footwells...

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Many touring boat manufacturers (including Dagger, until we introduced welded plastic bulkheads) use minicell foam to fabricate bulkheads. This is a fairly inexpensive and effective method of retrofitting bulkheads in a boat that didn't originally...

How-to blog written by Team Dagger's Todd Wells I think it's safe to say that no one likes a leaky kayak. I especially don't like a leaky kayak, so I decided to take note on a few of the things I do to keep my kayak and everything inside it extra...

This may not apply to certain older models, but generally speaking, you should be able to determine the model year from the serial number. Typically, the number is scribed into the kayak...right side...close to the stern. The last 4 digits of the...