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Windpaddling to Achnahaird

The packboat sailing page We decided to lap the tip (left) of the Coigach peninsula. Doing it clockwise put us in the lee of the afternoon’s southwesterly once in Enard Bay and better still, we’d catch high tide at Achnahaird, … Continue reading

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Loch Sionascaig and Eilean Mòr

First paddle of the year and it’s nearly May! I need to get out more. It was a calm day but as we’d not been there for ages, we decided to go inland to the ever-reliable Loch ‘Sion’, spread below … Continue reading

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Chichester Canal & Pagham to Bognor

Forgot camera; pix WYSIWYG We set out to paddle from Chichester Town Basin, down the old ship canal into the tidal Chichester Harbour at Birdham Lock. Lois and Austin in two do-it-all, drop-skeg Venture Flex 11s (right) Robin and Elliot in … Continue reading

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Paddling to Brighton

Tuesday was set to be a scorcher – no less than  30°C predicted in mid-September (in the end over 34°C, the hottest September day for over a century). No excuses then to try my first south coast paddle if the winds and … Continue reading

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Arisaig Overnighter

Seawave main page The shell-sand skerries of Arisaig are a well-known sea kayaking destination so, blown out by the wrong sort of wind to complete our mission on Mull, we scooted over towards Morar on the warmest May day since Michael Fish was … Continue reading

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Gumotex Seawave vs Incept K40

Seawave main page Home-made rudder tested I own a Gumotex Seawave and a couple of years ago had the Incept K40 for a year or more. IMO these are two of the best IKs around for sea kayaking and touring. Like my recent paddle … Continue reading

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