In and Around
"Floobydust" is a bit of obscure slang for "things that don't fit anywhere else".
Paddlers like to tell tall tales, such as Tom's Pancakes and the Lake of Fire Sale, The Battle of the Swine King and Wade's Truck. There are more giggles at You might be a boater if....
You'll find a couple thousand useful links to other sites at The World of Canoeing (kayak & canoe), or INFOHUB Canoeing/Kayaking Page. There are several Usenet newsgroups for discussing paddling; for a look at some of the people who populate them, try The Rec Boat Paddler's Homepage.
The Bluewater Network works to protect all waterways, and is active in protecting rivers from the noise, pollution, and safety hazards posed by jet skis.
Some random items: The Space Canoe Research Institute., Wayne's Home, Raft Maine.
There's a lot of info on paddling in the Alps at Marion's - Kayak Page.