Over a decade ago the venerable John Heath and a young Maligiaq Padilla visited Half Moon Bay where I used to live. John told tales of traditional Greenland kayaking, and Maligiaq gave a Greenland-style rolling demonstration with his American-made … [Continue reading] about Greenland Paddles: Fad or Future?
A three-foot dorsal fin headed straight for Jim Kakuk and me as we paddled from Point Tomales toward Point Reyes. My mind was electrified as I sat there with mouth agape as the sea monster sped toward us. It would be upon us in one second. What to … [Continue reading] about How Sea Kayakers Should Deal With Sharks
It’s not too soon to think of Christmas, for two reasons. First, what do you get the kayaker who has everything? How about an autographed copy of Paul Caffyn’s The Dreamtime Voyage: Around Australia Kayak Odyssey, 25th anniversary edition, … [Continue reading] about Paul Caffyn’s THE DREAMTIME VOYAGE
(This is a special blog post from Jim Kakuk, captain of the Tsunami Rangers) Abalone diving is a sport all to itself. Just ask any ab diver! Diving from a kayak combines the two sports—now you have a whole new ballgame! Here are a few … [Continue reading] about Abalone Diving From Your Kayak
Can children safely kayak in surf and rocks? Sure they can! If you answer yes to the questions below, then your kids are ready to begin a lifetime of adventure on the sea: Do your kids love and respect the sea? Can they can swim or at least … [Continue reading] about Family Sea Kayaking Adventure