Tag Archives: 2014 Alpacka Yak

How fast is a packraft?

As we’re normally up north for the British summer, I’ve forgotten how great a sunny 26-° southern English day feels. It’s been years. If it was France it’d be normal, but in the UK it’s not which adds to the magic. A perfect … Continue reading

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Cape Wrath Trail ~ paddling the Assynt

I am slowly working my way through a western variant of the Cape Wrath Trail, a hardcore, unofficial Long-distance path that runs some 200 miles between Fort William and Cape Wrath. I talk more about the CWT here. After scraping through the … Continue reading

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Packrafts; alternatives to Alpacka

Updated summer 2018. Did you miss the general packraft intro? For sporty rivers, inshore use and touring, Alpacka’s comprehensive and innovative range lead the field for many years, but several alternatives are now on the market. Some copy the original Alpackas closely, some … Continue reading

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