Blog; Thoughts, news & tips

/storage/Sea kayakers watch a sunset with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
2nd April 2024 / Environment

Eco-Friendly Adventures: Your Guide to Responsible Sea Exploration

As responsible sea explorers, it's our duty to minimise our impact on the environment. The power to make a difference lies in our hands!

/storage/Tranquil blue waters with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
28th February 2024 / Environment

Mastering the Waves: A Comprehensive Guide to Navigating Tides & Currents.

It's crucial to understand the ebb & flow of the ocean's mighty currents. Join us as we dive into the world of tidal awareness & learn how to navigate the waves like seasoned sea paddlers.

/storage/Winter sea kayaking in Walton Backwaters with NOMAD Sea Kayaking
27th January 2024 / Environment

Winter Sea Kayaking in the UK

As the days grow shorter & the air turns more crisp, there's a special allure to venturing out onto the waters in winter.

/storage/Felixstowe Coast Patrol & Rescue rigid inflatable boat.
4th July 2023 / General

Felixstowe Coast Patrol and Rescue.

NOMAD Sea Kayaking has an enviable 100% safety track record; a fact I am personally very proud of. 

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6th June 2023 / General

Crisis....What Crisis!?

The more we talk up negativity, the more of a reality it becomes!

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24th October 2022 / General

Christmas Gifts For Kayakers?

What to Buy the Man (Or Woman) Who Has Everything?

/storage/Nautical navigation tools with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.
31st August 2022 / Safety

Trip Planning for Sea Kayakers - Why?

We’ve all seen them, haven’t we? Board shorts & shirtless, barefoot, inflating their stand-up-paddle board or so called inflatable kayak. And there they go; no equipment, no back-up & no idea!

/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/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/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/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.

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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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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!

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30th March 2021 / News

The Whisky Plank.

Welcome to NOMAD Sea Kayaking’s Whisky Plank. An introduction and first look at what we have done for you!