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Semperit Forelle – the original IK

In 2017 I bought an old Forelle 2. Read more about the… • …afternoon refurb • Semperit at Sea • Semperit at Sea 2 • Semperit Mori • Semperit autopsy Not for the first time I will boldly speculate that … Continue reading

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Grabner kayaking in Sardinia

by Gael A Last summer I spent 3 weeks in Sardinia with my wife. We were camped near Santa Maria Navarrese, a quiet seaside resort and a strategic location from which to explore the splendid and relatively untouched Ogliastra region, … Continue reading

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Overhauling a Grabner H2

by Gael Auffret Gael’s H2 review here, compared with other kayaks here, and solo paddle up the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail: Part 1 – Part 2 After more than 12 years my tandem Grabner H2 IK was showing signs of wear all over. The most … Continue reading

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Scottish Sea Kayak Trail Part 2 ~ Raasay to Loch Torridon

Grabner H2 report • Part 1 (previous) • Part 3 (next) Scotland 2011 Raasay – Rona – Loch Torridon On Saturday May 14, I left Paris very early and drove all the way to Scotland (save the channel crossing on a ferry). I … 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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Scottish Sea Kayak Trail Part 1 ~ Gigha to Skye

Gaël Auffret Grabner H2 report  • Part 2, May 2011 • Part 3, May 2012 I was not actually used to camping in the rain. My personal survival mode turns on with the first rain drops. I started worrying about staying … Continue reading

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Grabner H2 inflatable kayak

by Gaël Auffret Scottish Sea Kayak Trail Report • Map of SSKT • Grabner overhaul • In Sardinia When I decided to buy an IK back in 1998 there were not as many models available as today. And information about inflatables was very … Continue reading

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