On the Water

  • 5 SOUTHERN SWAMPS TO PADDLE

    The Southern wetlands and swampy terrains of the South are the perfect place to take refuge from the high-speed whitewater rivers throughout the country. Escape the northern cold with their unpredictable weather and head down South (with plenty of bug spray and sunscreen)! Take a minute to slow down the pace, enjoy some warmer weather, and take in a different scenery. Here are our top 5 places to paddle:

  • 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:

  • 10 HIDDEN PADDLING GEMS OF THE SOUTH

    When thinking about your next kayaking adventure, the South may not be the first destination that springs to mind. The drama of the Colorado River may pop up instead, or the beautiful landscapes and rushing rivers of Utah. But don’t dismiss the South so quickly. Each region holds different beauty and gems found hidden in the area. Swampy boat rides, exotic birdlife, and sneaky crocodiles are just some of the things to look out for in the South. Head over to one of these swampy areas on your next boating adventure. Local tip: don’t forget some sunscreen and all the bug spray as our mozzies don't mess about!
  • 10 WINTER FISHING TIPS AND TOP LOCATIONS

    Winter can be a grueling season. From power outages to road closures, the season can seem endless. For the beloved kayaker, frozen lakes usually mean packing up and heading south or searching for another way to spend your time. For the kayak fishermen though – it’s a whole different story! Welcome to the season of ice fishing.  
  • 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! 
  • 9 EXERCISES TO MAKE YOU A BETTER KAYAKER

    Kayaking is a sport known for the toll it takes on your upper body. While many people imagine the power resides solely in your arms, they might be surprised to learn the sport also demands super strong core strength - especially if you find yourself swimming! Expert or newbie, mixing these exercises into your routine should help ease the muscle ache and boost your performance. Happy Paddling!
  • 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!