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
We sea kayak because we are drawn to ancient seafaring arts practiced by Aleuts, Inuits, Polynesians, and other coastal peoples. A key part of the appeal is the simple equipment needed—primarily a small boat and a paddle. The whole idea is to … [Continue reading] about Gizmos and Gadgets for Sea Kayakers
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?