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Walking with Sharks – kayaking Shark Bay

Looking for shark attacks? – go here Sea kayaking on the Ningaloo?  It’s here Packrafting the Fitzroy River – this way please Originally written in 2010 “Why doesn’t anyone paddle around Shark Bay, Jeff? It seems ideal for beginners like us.” … 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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Adios to the Sunny ~ check out the Solar 410C

After nearly six years of splashing about, this week I gave my sun-faded Gumotex Sunny away to a mate and his kids. It was probably only worth £100. Coincidentally, Gumotex confirmed they’ve stopped selling the Sunny in Europe while introducing the new and … Continue reading

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Sea kayaking on Loch Linnhe

A short slide show of an afternoon’s paddling we did a couple of years ago after the Spey. Jon in the Carolina found this route description in this book, winding in and out of a few islands and so never … Continue reading

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Sunny Mk1 kayak ~ adapting seat and footrest

The Aire Cheetah seat (left) turned out to be no worse than the inflatable original, but was a bit lighter – even though it weighs just over 2kg. I’ve also set it up so I clip the seat to the boat’s seat … Continue reading

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Inflatable kayaks – do you need a skeg?

Revised summer 2018 See also this about rudders And read this about decks Short answer: Yes. It’s easier to go straight while paddling as hard as you like, and since 2014 all Gumotex come with them, as do many others. Some can be mounted … Continue reading

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