Naturally I was devastated when my late husband died, but one of the things that really had me exercised was how the heck I was going to get kayaks on and off the truck by myself. It might sound silly to some, but I’m short, the rack is high, and the … [Continue reading] about Balance, Momentum, and Leverage: How to Get a 25’ Kayak Off A Truck By Yourself
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few. Shunryu Suzuki The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence. Jiddu Krishnamurti Everything you know is … [Continue reading] about Sea Kayaker’s Mind, Beginner’s Mind
by Captain Jim Kakuk Why do we test new Rangers? I remember as a young scruffy kid hanging out with my friends down by the river in a tree fort. We were always coming up with big plans and scheming on who would get to join in our gang as … [Continue reading] about Why Do We Test New Rangers?
I recently paddled around Princeton Harbor for the first time. I know it sounds crazy, but even after living and kayaking there for 12 years I never did that. I was always en route to the outside, to the swells along the jetty, to the surf in and … [Continue reading] about Bird Watching From a Kayak: Princeton Harbor in Spring
At 76 Michael Powers is the oldest Tsunami Ranger. He became a Ranger in 1990. For almost 30 years he has been the unofficial Tsunami Ranger photojournalist, filming and photographing the Rangers and their adventures all over the world. He’s had his … [Continue reading] about Meet Michael Powers, Tsunami Ranger and Amazing Captioned Photo Creator!