Exactly 25 years ago I wrote my first kayaking article called “Survival Swimming”, which was published in SEA KAYAKER Magazine. I thank editors Bea and John Dowd for having faith in me to write an article worthy of their magazine. I’ve … [Continue reading] about Swimmer First, Kayaker Second?
A few months ago Tsunami Ranger Michael Powers wrote an article in Sea Kayaker magazine about getting lost while paddling solo in big waves and fog. In the next issue, an irate reader railed at Michael for the very boo boos that he had already owned … [Continue reading] about Sea Kayaking Should be FUN not Serious
Below is an excerpt from CONFESSIONS OF A WAVE WARRIOR. As a youngster, I dreamed of becoming a frog man when I grew up, but though I had the chance while in the Navy, I let the opportunity pass me by. I later learned to SCUBA dive and to kayak in … [Continue reading] about The Tsunami X-1 Rocket Boat Breaks the Wave Barrier
“To find the Baja of myth and legend, one must do what adventurers have always done—travel light and fast and beyond the creature comforts of so called eco-tourism.” Kenny Howell, veteran Sea of Cortez kayak explorer and guide Over two … [Continue reading] about What about Baja?
(This week’s blog is written by Steve King, Tsunami Ranger lieutenant) As all sea kayakers know, a good roll and/or self rescue technique is core skill #1 for safe and fun adventure kayaking. Last weekend I had the good fortune to be taught the … [Continue reading] about Greenland-style Rolling with Helen Wilson