Stable sit-on-top kayaks are difficult to capsize.


A few weeks ago I was leading a Kayaking Trip here on the east coast. A small group of guests arrived ready for a day's paddling, one of which had some extensive paddling experience (so he told me). With some wind and small swell I decided to shorten the route, landing a little way down the coast fo... Read More

Published On: 25th May 2017

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Take Ownership

This weekend past, 29 and 30th April 2017, I led my group of guest paddlers and Members along the Dorset coast launching from Swanage. The weather was good with a little broken cloud and a light breeze and so we enthusiastically set off. The day turned into hours of wonderful paddling in bright suns... Read More

Published On: 3rd May 2017

Balloons and our Wildlife!

Balloons Kill Our Wildlife!!

Balloons float up into the air and disappear from your thoughts, but not from our environment. Beach litter surveys organised by the Marine Conservation Society have shown that the number of balloons and balloon pieces found on UK beaches has tripled in the last 10 years. Beach cleans conducted by N... Read More

Published On: 24th February 2017

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Low Impact Camping

CAMP HYGIENE 1. Pooping in the Woods (or the beach)The age old problem of ‘pooping’ raises its ugly head (excuse the pun) and this is usually a delicate subject, not least of all because we normally have ladies on our trips, but also the impact our ablutions have on the environment. So ... Read More

Published On: 7th September 2016