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Seawaving, not drowning

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

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Summer Isles Gallery with kayaks

A sixty-six-photo summary of our summer in the Summer Isles with a little bit of Orkney.

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Slackraft Sea Trials

Chopping down my Sevy pooltoy into a slackraft lost too much buoyancy to take my gross weight, but it works fine for the Mrs who’s about half my weight. So on a very calm, sunny morning – realistically, it’s inshore limits … Continue reading

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Packraft surfing – Intex vs Alpacka

Sunday morning Jon and I went to try out his new boat, another Intex Sea Hawk, but the one-man version this time which goes on amazon for under 20 quid. For that money a pump is extra, but we managed to … Continue reading

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A wet weekend that turned windy

 Gale warning 23 May 09:53 UTC Violent storm force 11 veering northwesterly imminent, decreasing gale force 8  That storm hit some 200 miles west of here in Rockall, but you get the picture; it’s kite-shredding weather round here right now. Friday … Continue reading

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