Tag Archives: Incept Tasman K40 kayak

Landfall on Horse Island

Sadly it looks like the amazing start to the summer may be over up here – or rather it’s back to normal. Since March it’s been one of the driest periods for years. June just gone was the driest ever … Continue reading

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Fitting a Pacific Action sail on Incept K40

See also this post as well as this post about using the PA in strong winds in Western Australia. There’s a video there too. I’m pretty sure my 0.78m2 home-made disc sail is too small to push the 4-metre Incept along until wind … Continue reading

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Summer Isles Overnighter

Friday night Jon and I paddled over to the Summer Isles on an exceedingly calm evening. After a bit of dithering looking for a place to camp, we hacked through the seaweed to get onto Tanera Beag about 11pm where … Continue reading

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Midsummer Paddle to Nowhere

Midsummer’s Day with over 18 hours of daylight. You’d think they’d be something to celebrate up here. But sadly the skies were clad in a cold, watery porridge. Some Feathercrafters were passing through; Micheal and Steve with his yellow Big … Continue reading

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Kayak disc sailing – Incept K40

Main kayak/packraft sailing page See also this post and links off it We parked up at Loch Raa where we’d tried umbrella sailing last year without much success. Initially G said we were nuts to go out in this wind, so we sat … 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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