Wilderness Systems

Since 1985, Wilderness Systems has been chasing that same perfection. Innovative designs tuned for performance, premium outfitting, and stunning quality have made these boats among the most acclaimed paddling experiences in the world. From new entrants to seasoned...

Old Town Canoes and Kayaks

Old Town Canoes and Kayaks, designer and manufacturer of classic, yet innovative, watercraft for over 100 years. Old Town’s recreation kayaks include classic models such as the Otter and the Loon as well as newer models like the Heron, Vapor, Dirigo and Camden....

Surftech

Randy French founded Surftech in 1989 when his background as a surfboard shaper and a pioneer in the wind­surf indus­try drove him to exper­i­ment with dif­fer­ent mate­ri­als in an effort to make surf­boards lighter and stronger. He adapted the com­pos­ite board...

Stride

Stride is a young company that plans on making stand up paddling history through product innovation that will transcend the gap between the paddlesports industry to the surfing industry. Stride Stand Up Paddleboards has gone from an idea to a reality with the help and...

Seals

Nestled in the foothills of New York State’s Adirondack Mountains, the makers of Seals Sprayskirts & Accessories have been cranking out top quality paddlesports gear for nearly 30 years. In fact, Seals is one of the few remaining paddlesports soft-goods...

NRS

In the early 70’s Bill Parks had two passions: paddling and business.  So with $2000 in savings, he started NRS (Northwest River Supplies).  As well as an opportunity to provide fellow enthusiasts with products, this gave him the chance to prove his teaching...

Legacy Paddlesports

Native Watersports- We feel just as fortunate that we get to do our thing in North Carolina. There’s great white water in the mountains west, salt marshes and the Outer Banks east, and lots of good lakes in the middle. Better still, we get to work with amazing...

Kokatat

Kokatat has been manufacturing paddling gear in Arcata, California since 1971. At a time when many technical apparel brands were moving manufacturing offshore, Kokatat continued to invest in infrastructure in the United States. Kokatat founder Steve O’Meara was...

Jackson Kayaks

Kayaks, Paddlers, and Paddling:  This is what Jackson Kayak is about.   We are a very altruistic/ideal focused group of people with quality, innovation, and “leaving the world a better place” as the core. Jackson Kayak was born in 2003 with EJ and Tony Lunt as...

Confluence Watersports

South Carolina is home to a wide array of canoe and kayak destinations, with paddling spots ranging from the thrilling waves of the Chattooga River to the scenic haven of Lake Jocassee. With beautiful surroundings and settings for all types of paddlers, the Upstate...