Tag Archives: Feathercraft Big Kahuna

Gumotex Seawave in Venice

Seawave main page I’ve had the Seawave a few months but paddling in Venice last week was my first proper outing. Venice lagoon was pretty calm on the day – there was more wash inside the Grand Canal from the vaporetti … Continue reading

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Paddling the Venice Vogalonga

Seawave main page ‘Viva La Vogalonga! Viva Venezia! VIVA SAN MARCO!’ With the above proclamation and a shot from a cannon the 41st Vogalonga, a huge paddling regatta, got underway. Fettuccini’s stirring aria, La Forcola boomed from the speakers and the colourful, hand-powered flotilla pulled away from of the east end of Venice’s Grand … Continue reading

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Kayaking the Spey – 2013

Sadly my pics area bit ropey; camera was set on 640px… We last did the Spey from Aviemore to the sea in 2007 when I still had the Sunny. This time round Michael was in Steve’s old, 19-foot Pouch double from last … Continue reading

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Grabner Amigo and Medway Canoe Chutes

River status A sunny day in the south of England saw me back on the water with the Big Kahuna Man  after many months off. It was a chance to anoint my new Grabner Amigo’s slick, factory-oiled hull with the Medway’s occluded … Continue reading

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Incept K40 Tasman kayak preview

Missed the K40 intro? – it’s here. For a brief test run and video of the Incept K40 kayak, skip to this. For my initial impressions of my K40, go here. With three months on the coast of northwest Scotland … Continue reading

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Packraft sailing

See also this post First sunny spring day around here so we went out to try out the flip-out disc sail I made over the winter on my Llama and Steve’s Big Kahuna. Wind was forecast at about 8 mph but … Continue reading

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