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Scottish Sea Kayak Trail Part 3 ~ Skye to Ullapool

Part 1 2010 • Part 2 2011 In 2011 I met Gael after he ran out of time and weather to complete the second stage of the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail he started in 2010 in his Grabner H2. According to the guy who … Continue reading

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Kayaking Summer Isles to Ullapool

Weather data from Ardmair Point Campground Right now the skies are slate grey while white horses gallop across the sound and the washing hangs horizontally. Ardmair just recorded 49mph. But as often happens up here, Sunday was forecasted as sunny … Continue reading

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Lurgainn – linking the Lochs

A afternoon’s paddle along the lochs strung out below Stac Pollaidh mountain, with a bit of portaging in between and a jog back to the car to finish up.

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As I paddled out one midsummer’s evening

I took the K40 out across the bay for the first time since Ningaloo last September. As mentioned earlier, Australian UV being what it is, it did look pretty good after being rolled up for months. I put that down to lashings … Continue reading

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Kayaking Ningaloo – Part 2

Part 1 is here. Gallery at the bottom of the page. After a spell of snorkeling in Coral Bay and reading in Exmouth, I drove round to the ocean  side of the Cape and met up with Jeff and Sharon near … Continue reading

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Kayaking Ningaloo – Part 1

After a great paddle in Shark Bay with Jeff and Sharon a few years ago, we’d vowed to try the more exposed transit of the Ningaloo Reef, from the small resort of Coral Bay, north along the west side of … Continue reading

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Kayak and packraft sails

To see how I made a disc sail click this This is how it worked first time out in a packraft This is how it worked first time out in my Incept kayak And this is a proper Pacific Action ‘V’ sail fitted on my … Continue reading

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Inflatable kayak construction. Part 1: fabrics and fabrication

Updated October 2019 I’m not an expert on any of these matters; it’s just what I’ve learned over the years. I update these pages as I learn more and welcome your corrections. This original article got a bit rambley so was split … 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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