On the Water

  • 5 Maritime Holiday Gifts for the Water Lover in Your Life

    With the Holidays around the corner, now is the perfect time to set you and your loved ones up with the best gear to ensure a fun, splash-filled fall season. When has some nippy weather ever stopped you and the gang from taking on your favorite river route or lake? With the gear we’ve compiled in this gift guide, the paddler in your life is sure to be set for any ride the water throws their way. 
  • 5 HIDDEN LAKES IN COLORADO

    Summer is in full swing, which means we’re all itching to hit the nearest lake - or any body of water for that matter - to cool off. We all know the best spots are low-key and sparsely crowded - especially in current times, and we all have “secret” spots in our area that we only take friends and family worthy of experiencing their hidden grace.

  • 10 BEST KAYAK SPOTS IN CALIFORNIA

    With summer in full swing, there’s no better time to get out on the water than right now. With your Folding Boat Co. K-Pak, you don’t have to worry about rack mounts - just fold them up and toss them in the trunk. The more you can fit in your car, the more friends and family out on the water. But where to first? Let’s check out some of the best spots in the golden state, where the heat bangs and getting into a lake is as freeing as ever - California. 
  • KAYAK CAMPING GEAR LIST

    It's time for another kayak camping trip into the backcountry, and so it's also time for a new list of things to bring. I have packing lists for every type of camping: car, backpack, day-pack, bicycle, kayak, small airplane, and even for bareboating in various environments from Alaska to the Bahamas. Each list is adjusted for where we are going , what we’ll be doing, and how long we’ll be there. Here are a few things I take into account when planning what to pack:

  • TOP 10 KAYAKING DESTINATIONS IN UTAH

    Utah gets a great rap for being an endless outdoor hub, boasting dozens of amazing state parks, lakes, and camping locations. Even though it may look bleak outside now, Spring is right around the corner and so this is the perfect time to get your planning on. With your portable Folding Boat, there is no body of water out of reach! Let’s head out to Utah and explore some of these top picks:

  • 5 Q+AS WITH FOLDING BOAT CO'S PETE FLOOD

    Kayaking is a sport enjoyed by many, but many people are cut off from access to their favorite sport because of the equipment. Getting a kayak on top of your car can be a difficult task, and usually requires a $500+ roof rack that may not be in the budget at the moment. Sure, you could try without the rack - foam blocks or other options - but either way the process is usually time consuming and nerve-racking going down the highway. The invention of the Folding Boat Co’s K-PAK has saved many from this hassle and expanded the sport to those who otherwise could not participate. But who is behind this bright idea? We caught up with owner, creator, and Construction Project Manager, Pete Flood.
  • 10 PLACES TO SEE FALL FOLIAGE THIS SEASON ON THE WATER

    Tourists and locals alike go crazy for the yearly fall foliage spectacle. Can we blame them though? The changing of the colors is a beautiful sight marking the start of a new season, changes to the landscape, and cooler temperatures. Finally, we can go paddling in our portable kayak without sweating through our clothes (for the most part!). Bask in the new season with some of these top picks we selected to view fall from the beauty of the water. 
  • TOP 10 MUST SEE PLACES IN MONTANA

    Montana - from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains - it's a state that needs to be on your bucket list. Not sure where to hit up first? We've got you covered! Enjoy some of these top picks and 'must-see' trips in Montana on your next visit! 
  • TOP 10 REASONS TO KAYAK!

    We're in a kayaker's favorite season and is seems like we're seeing more and more boats out on the water. If you want to give it a try but are looking for a reason to take the plunge, here are 10 great reasons to get out on the water!