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Sea Kayaking in the Whitsundays - the basics

*First version originally published in 2013 while I was working as a qualified kayak guide in Sydney. I would only recommend solo paddling if you are a confident paddler with open water experience & the ability to self rescue – if not, join a guided tour! 901 more words


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So what if there is no wind? It is not really happening here. But what if… you kited too much for example. Or your girlfriend/friend/mom/dad/dog is not into kiting, or tired of your amazing hobby…? 671 more words


Scilly Isles Club Trip, July 2016

I was expecting a tame and relaxing week on the club’s sea kayaking trip to the Scilly Isles – an idyllic setting about 30 miles west of the Cornish coast. 2,677 more words

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Finally, after three previous attempts I made it to the Garvellachs, a group of islands between Mull and Jura. Two contradictory things struck me, they were much closer than I expected and they were much bigger than I expected, the latter (combined with the amount of bog and bracken) thwarting my intentions of exploring the bulk of our chosen home for the night on foot. 530 more words


Views from Loch Torridon

It had been too long since I was out in my kayak with too many other hobbies getting in the way, but finally I made it on to the water and though it didn’t seem like the best choice at first, given nearby alternatives, it turned out very pleasant with calm weather and clear views of the stunning Torridon hills surrounding us. 44 more words

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See Cornwall from a kayak!

Fundraising expedition led by expert paddlers will give a sea view of the Cornish coast.

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the UK’s leading marine charity, is behind a fantastic opportunity to see one of the most spectacular parts of the UK’s coastline from a kayak, as part of an expedition led by seasoned paddlers. 624 more words

The Paddler News

Wild and Untamed

I just got back from the longest, most adventurous weekend of my whole life.
Beginning Sea Kayaking: a 1-credit hour class in which we practiced wet exits and partner rescued in a pool for 5 hours before taking on the wild, untamed ocean. 2,360 more words