Blog; Thoughts, news & tips

/storage/The life of a guide kayaker getting wet
17th April 2020 / Video Blog

The Life of a Guide

Not a typical end to a trip, but sometimes Mother Nature can get the better of us! A quick, short video from the tent.

/storage/Guide scrubbing kayak clean
16th April 2020 / Video Blog

COVID-19, Update II

/storage/NOMAD Sea Kayaking Crowdfunding
14th April 2020 / Video Blog

Crowdfunder; Thank You!

An update on our Crowdfunder campaign & a very big THANK YOU!

/storage/Coach recovering a large sit-on-top kayak
9th April 2020 / News

Crowfunder; Please Support Us

The launch of our Crowdfunder campaign and how, with a little help, we are going to survive lockdown.

/storage/Gear needed to comfortably poop in the backcountry.
6th April 2020 / Skills

Pooping in the Woods

We encourage low impact camping on all of our wild camp weekends. Here we go through how this works when you really need to go to the loo!  

/storage/NOMAD School of Adventure
2nd April 2020 / Video Blog

Save US!!

Giving all of our guests an update on what we are doing to keep going & a quick reminder to support your local small businesses.

/storage/Spread the love bears cuddling
1st April 2020 / Video Blog

Spread The Love!

Keep going! Support local business & take care of each other.

/storage/An example of some of the trash we get to collect in one meeting.
12th December 2019 / Environment

The Environmental Impact of NOMAD Sea Kayaking

What effect we, as a business, have on our environment & what we are doing to reduce that impact.

/storage/Surveying Stag beetles (Lucanus Cervus) NOMAD Community Projects
6th December 2019 / Video Blog

NOMAD Community Projects

A video introducing our new not-for-profit community interest company & what we will be doing to support & help the people and environment in our local area.

/storage/Armadillo merino wool base layer
28th November 2019 / Equipment & Clothing

Armadillo Base Layer, Review II

Armadillo 100% Merino Wool Long Johnnies review. How have they held up after hiking & sea kayaking?

/storage/Dorset kayaking & wild camping weekend trip.
12th November 2019 / Environment

Dorset Kayak & Wild Camping Removed

A short explaination of why our Dorset Kayak & Wild Camp adventures are temporarily ‘on hold’ (No its not because of COVID!)

/storage/A clean beach after our community clear up.
2nd November 2019 / News

BEACH CLEANING KAYAKERS’ JOIN FORCES WITH LOCAL USAF COMMUNITY

Press Release: How & why NOMAD Sea Kayaking & a local USAF base have joined forces.

/storage/Cleaning our beaches jetsam on the beach
30th September 2019 / Environment

Beach Cleaning - Kayakers Call To Arms

We have been ’Beach Cleaning’ on all of our events since before it was cool! This press release launches the first of our Big Beach Clean events.

/storage/Sea Guide tow system used on kayaks
18th August 2019 / Video Blog

Sea Guide Towline

Showing one of the essential items of safety equipment we use & train with. Designed & built in the UK.

/storage/The Southern Terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail
10th July 2019 / Video Blog

Altra Timps Trail Runners - Review from the Southern Terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail

Review of Altra Trail Runners for hiking. Filmed in California at the iconic PCT southern terminus

/storage/Sestrals Quilt made by As Tucas
23rd May 2019 / Video Blog

AS Tucas Millaris Bivy and Sestrals Quilt

Review of this ultralight sleeping system for wild camping. Tent & sleeping bags are not the only option!

/storage/Stretches for kayakers
4th May 2019 / Video Blog

Stretches for Kayakers - Improve your Flexibility

A quick video showing easy stretches, suitable for doing at home, suggested for kayakers. No offence was taken during the filming of this video!

/storage/Outdoor Research waterproof windproof Schuck Mitts
30th April 2019 / Equipment & Clothing

Outdoor Research Shuck Mitts for Hiking

Review of mitts as part of a layering system for hiking.

/storage/Clothing layers for kayakers canoeists sea kayakers.
4th February 2019 / Video Blog

Clothing for Beginner Kayakers - Layering.

Layering for new kayakers; how to stay warm without spending a fortune!

/storage/A paddle your most important piece of equipment
28th January 2019 / Video Blog

Paddles for Beginner Kayakers

How do you choose which paddle is right for you as a beginner paddler? Here we try to help answer that question.

/storage/Fjallraven Classic 2018 Hiking trek
22nd January 2019 / Video Blog

The Fjallraven Classic 2018

A video diary of 110 km of hiking & wild camping, north of the Arctic Circle, in Swedish Lapland.

/storage/Using hiking poles in the mountains
21st January 2019 / Video Blog

Hiking Poles and how To Use Them

A step to step guide for the correct use of hiking poles for propulsion & stability instead of just carrying them!

/storage/Armadillo merino wool base layer
17th December 2018 / Video Blog

Armadillo Base Layer Review I

Armadillo 100% merino wool baselayers; pros and cons for sea kayakers & long distance hikers.

/storage/Fjallraven High Coast Wind Anorak
20th November 2018 / Video Blog

Review IV - Fjallraven High Coast Wind Anorak

Review of this light, packable anorak as part of a layering system for hiking, cycling and paddling.