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Early Morning on the Forth

A quick morning paddle before work, passing Inchkeith and with a breakfast stop on Inchcolm. Not quite early enough to catch the full changing light of dawn, but lovely to start off a week with sun rising over the Firth of Forth.


Wind, Waves and Worry

                                                           WIND, WAVES AND WORRY                                                            Steve Dresselhaus

The 25-knot winds were not the predicted 14-knot winds.  My plans to cross the Canal de San Lorenzo in the Sea of Cortez near Baja’s capital city of La Paz where I live had been based on the smaller number from the current weather forecast.   1,829 more words

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Sea Kayak

Sunlit morning, wide beckoning bay,
Our kayaks slip off the small beach into the sea
I reach and stab at the water to keep pace with my sons… 84 more words



Safety when we’re out on the water starts and ends with effective communication. Even if we’re paddling alone we should always tell someone what we’re planning and when we’re due back, and when we’ve finished tell them we have! 626 more words


Pelan Village

Peace, Love and Nature at Pelan Village.

On the Ogasawara Islands, there is no camping allowed so as to avoid any harm to the environment. Ryo Shimizu, a keen surfer and farmer saw an opportunity to provide island visitors with a type of accommodation which offered a similar experience to camping. 211 more words


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Photograph by Ludy Sforza

Resail: Grafting a New(ish) Sail Onto An Old Kayak

Regular readers know my fondness for sticking sails onto anything that floats. I even fitted a Hobie Mirage sail and Side Kick Amas onto my previous single sea kayak. 842 more words

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' Yak Hacks: Raise Your Light High For Night Paddling

Off-the-shelf kayak lights are an excellent way to increase safety when night paddling. By raising your light a few feet above the deck you can ensure it remains unblocked by your body and visible through the full 360. 258 more words

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