In and Around
"Floobydust" is a bit of obscure slang for "things that don't fit anywhere else".
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.
There's a lot of info on paddling in the Alps at Marion's - Kayak Page.