Category Archives: Summer Isles
What paddler can resist the thrill of poking their bow into a cave or threading a natural rock arch? Paddling under a bridge or into a boathouse just doesn’t have the same transgressive buzz. Here are a few of my favourites, tracked down over many … Continue reading
Seawave main page First paddle of the season, although it’s still far from spring-like. Last few days snow has been blanketing the Torridons (left), the Assynts and even BM Coigach (above). But after three days of howling, the winds abated and … Continue reading
Walker on Rubha Dunan headland, below Achiltibuie. Well, I like it. And a few other colourful phenomena shot in the last couple of days.
Seawave main page It’s summer time in the Summer Isles and the rest of the UK too, it seems. It’s a little later than usual but we’re not complaining. Feels like the warmest day of the year. Loading the boat up, … Continue reading
Seawave main page It’s taken a few visits, adding up to over a year up here, but I do declare I am running out of new things to paddle in the Coigach and Summer Isles area. A seven mile run out to Priest Island … Continue reading
Seawave main page I’ve had a chance to do a few day trips in the Seawave, including trying it out as a tandem boat. The main view west from our place is over to Glas-leac Mor, one of the peripheral Summer Isles, with … Continue reading
Seawave main page The new Solar 3 I had a visit from former Olympic slalom trainer and canoeist Jim the other day. He bought a Solar 410C after browsing IK&P and declares it one of his favourite boats. I ran the previous … Continue reading