Blog; Thoughts, news & tips

/storage/Sea kayaker preparing to self-recover with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
14th July 2022 / General

Reality Check!

Can’t get back into your kayak after a capsize? You had better learn to all else it’s overs for you chum!

/storage/Black buoyancy aid draped over a white sea kayak with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
7th July 2022 / General

Buoyancy Aids - What Type?

What buoyancy aid should I get? What colour? How many pockets? It really doesn’t matter, so long as you wear the thing!!

/storage/A split paddle on the deck of a sea kayak with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
15th June 2022 / General

Paddling at Night

Paddling at night, in complete darkness is a wonderful experience, somewhat surreal & completely different to paddling during the day.

/storage/Lady stretching for kayaking fitness with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
8th June 2022 / General

Get Yourself Fit!

Levels of obesity, unfitness, lack of strength, lack of motivation is increasing year on year. Kayaking safely requires hours of practicing paddle strokes & recoveries & a basic but good level of fitness & flexibility.

/storage/Safety gear for sea kayakers laid out on the beach with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
31st May 2022 / Skills

How Hard Can It Be?

Dead hard! Sea kayaking can prove very difficult if you have the wrong attitude and even deadly! And a lot of people do have a deadly attitude towards the sea.

/storage/Rolling a sea kayak with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
24th May 2022 / Skills

Rolling; Should I Learn?

If it was that simple, everyone would do it & schools like NOMAD Sea Kayaking wouldn't charge for tailored one-2-one coaching sessions. Is the skill of rolling a sea kayak even necessary?

/storage/Repairing a sea kayak at NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
17th May 2022 / General

Repair Kits for Sea Kayakers - Why do we need them?

Repair Kits for Sea Kayakers - What are they used for & why do we need them?

/storage/Hive tool used with a bee colony.
11th April 2022 / General

Community Projects - 2022 Quarterly Update

Updating you all on the progress made by NOMAD Community Projects in the first quarter of 2022.

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8th April 2022 / General

Fuel Costs & How You Can Kayak at 2021 Prices!

As NOMAD Sea Kayaking celebrates 17 years of trading we share a short video about how we are holding our prices, unlike everyone else, and how you can help us to keep it that way!

/storage/A baseplate sighting compass lying on a map with notes.
22nd February 2022 / Equipment & Clothing

Using a Compass - Navigation

Today we're covering the use of map and compass in the context of land-based navigation such as day hikes or multi-day extended trekking trips. These skills are used in sea kayaking to a lesser degree due to handrailing.

/storage/Coach standing in water teaching a kayaker to roll his kayak.
11th January 2022 / General

Practice, practice & practice some more!

This may seem obvious but in our experience rarely happens. Spending your heard earned money on training courses is money well spent ONLY if you PRACTICE what your coaches teach you.

/storage/Red sit-on-top kayaks lined up on a sandy beach in summer.
3rd January 2022 / General

The Life Cycle of a Member

During the global financial crisis in 2008, NOMAD Sea Kayaking launched our Subscriber product, commonly referred to as Membership.  Thirteen years later & its still going strong!


/storage/View of the blue ocean as seen from the beach between drift wood.
22nd December 2021 / Environment

Five Good Reasons to Sea Kayak.

Sea kayaking exposes us to fresh air, exercise & good mental health, allowing us to encounter the rare quiet, spiritual moments & once in a lifetime experiences. Read on for five reasons to SEA kayak.

/storage/Kayakers clearing beach of rubbish.
1st October 2021 / Environment

Plastic-Free Paddling

A kayak adventure with a twist in Suffolk with NOMAD Community Projects.

/storage/Beekeeper in beekeeper suit viewing a fresh honeycomb.
23rd September 2021 / Environment

Trees, Bees, and Sore Knees - Crowdfunder

People in the UK are known to give generously to charities, however, only 3% of charitable giving in the UK is for nature, the environment, or UK conservation.

/storage/A sunflower with bright sunshine and a blue sky.
15th September 2021 / Environment

Our Haven for Nature

Join us as we explore the area we plan to create our Haven for Nature.

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10th August 2021 / Environment

Offset Your CO2 Footprint!

Every event has had a CO2 calculation made for each guest, for that event & built into our website booking process.

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2nd August 2021 / General

Paddle Park that Paddle!

Where & how to store your paddle securely when doing recoveries.

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22nd July 2021 / Equipment & Clothing

Storage Problems!

 Having trouble storing your kayak? Here are FOUR simple ways to store your baby safely.

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8th July 2021 / General

Use It or Lose It!

Use your buoyancy aid OR you could lose your life! 


/storage/This Girl Can, female sea kayaker on the beach with her sea kayak.
21st May 2021 / Equipment & Clothing

THIS GIRL CAN!

Ladies, if you're considering Sea Kayaking but put off by the thought of carrying a large sea kayak on your car, don't be. If THIS GIRL CAN, so can you!

/storage/Beach cleaning by kayak event
18th May 2021 / Environment

Help Us Help The Environment!

This is a sponsored event so get your finger out peeps!

/storage/Plastic bottles on a beach with volunteer refuse collectors in the background.
6th May 2021 / Environment

NOMAD Community Projects Beach Clean by Kayak '21

Our first beach clean of the 2021 season and 77 kilos of rubbish collected!

/storage/Dashboard page on for the website NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
13th April 2021 / General

Assign It or Lose It!

Assign it or lose it! You've made your booking, now you need to tell us who you have booked for. If you don't, they don't go!