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2014-10-03 23:07:53

Surftech 12' Bark Commander in the Record Books Dana Point, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 With all eyes fixed on the action at the 2014 Battle of the Paddle on Salt Creek in Dana Point, California this weekend spectators will notice a new paddlecraft at the start line on Saturday. With a solid south swell in the forecast for the 7th Annual Battle of the Paddle, prone paddlers for the first time will charge the pounding shorebreak at Salt Creek along with their stand up counterparts. If...

2014-03-18 23:32:24

World-class Northwest event to take place April 12 - 13 Port Angeles, WA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Anyone living in the Pacific Northwest who has toyed with the idea of learning to properly maneuver a kayak or standup paddle board (SUP) won’t want to miss a one-of-a-kind event that is coming to their own backyard this next month. Nine experts specializing in all genres of kayaking and SUP will gather in Port Angeles on April 12-13 to offer two days of on-the-water instruction at the...

2013-07-18 23:21:05

As recreational boating, especially kayaking and canoeing, become increasingly popular, GatorDock announces the release of boat launch designs specific to this growing market. Water trails across the country can ease the most difficult challenge of kayaking, launch and retrieval, with the newly released dock designs. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 GatorDock™, a custom aluminum dock manufacturer, has recently released three standard kayak launch designs. As more and more...

2013-06-27 23:44:16

Boatbound, the first fully insured “pier-to-pier” boat rental marketplace in the United States announced today that they, in partnership with BOATERexam.com®, the leading provider of safe boater education and certification across the United States and Canada, will offer no cost boat safety and certification courses. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Boatbound, the first fully insured peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace in the United States, will offer boaters in...

2013-06-11 23:18:42

HotelPlanner.com to provide guaranteed lowest hotel rates for fans of Team USA Canoe/Kayak. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 USA Canoe/Kayak announces that HotelPlanner.com will be their official hotel reservations partner. HotelPlanner.com will provide cutting-edge hotel group-booking services to the team and their fans, ensuring that they always receive the lowest rate on their hotel rooms. A custom booking portal will be available on Team USA Canoe/Kayak´s website under...

2013-03-31 23:15:14

Canoecopia charities for 2013 get a nice bump. Madison Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Canoecopia 2013, world's largest canoe, kayak and Stand Up Paddle consumer expo, was successful in raising money for charities through its presenter, Rutabaga Paddlesports. "Kayakers and canoeists are generous people and when given a cause that resonates, they open their hearts and wallets," said Darren Bush, Chief Paddling Evangelist of Rutabaga Paddlesports. "Our charities are a perfect match for our...

2012-08-03 23:01:49

Noah´s Ark has crafted a fun, affordable, stress-free family and newbie-friendly guided ducky trip down the class II whitewater section of Colorado´s Arkansas River called Fishermen´s Bridge. The five-mile paddle delights tweens to Baby Boomers with a hankering for soft adventure without the fear-factor of big whitewater rapids. It is also a perfect trip for experienced paddlers seeking a more intimate connection with the river. Buena Vista, CO (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Get...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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