Thursday, September 10, 2015

TopKayaker's Blogspot

TopKayaker.Net started as with a single page about Tom Holtey's book "Sit-on-top Kayaking, A Beginner's Guide" in 1998. Tom & his wife Athena continued to add articles in response to email requests and suggestions, developing TopKayaker.Net with a true passion for the sport.

Seeking out experts as well as average visitors with a like passion, contributing articles, photos, reviews, and participation from you and many forum regulars, has delighted well over 4000 visitors a day. We show our appreciation for your contributions by continuing to provide the best support we know how, to kayakers of all types and skill levels. As we begin to archive our hundreds of articles at, and put to rest the long and exciting history of our forum, this blog will serve as a tool that Tom can use to continue writing important instructional material. It can also easily to link to our Facebook page.

In 2002 Tom began The TopKayaker Shop. It is recognized as the most comprehensive resource for kayaking hard to find kayak parts, hard to find accessories, for both sit-in and sit-on kayaks, as well as personal advice and instruction, drawing on Tom's many years in the industry helping and teaching kayakers and working with parts and gear suppliers across the U.S.

Shop with us online or come by and visit when in New Hampshire:

Hours: Mon - Friday, 10 am to 4:30 pm or by appointment
Phone: 603 323-8090 

TopKayaker is located at: 1805 Route 16, Center Ossipee, NH 03814