Blog; Thoughts, news & tips
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!
Giving all of our guests an update on what we are doing to keep going & a quick reminder to support your local small businesses.
Spread The Love!
Keep going! Support local business & take care of each other.
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.
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.
Armadillo Base Layer, Review II
Armadillo 100% Merino Wool Long Johnnies review. How have they held up after hiking & sea kayaking?
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!)
BEACH CLEANING KAYAKERS’ JOIN FORCES WITH LOCAL USAF COMMUNITY
Press Release: How & why NOMAD Sea Kayaking & a local USAF base have joined forces.
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.
Sea Guide Towline
Showing one of the essential items of safety equipment we use & train with. Designed & built in the UK.
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
AS Tucas Millaris Bivy and Sestrals Quilt
Review of this ultralight sleeping system for wild camping. Tent & sleeping bags are not the only option!
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!
Outdoor Research Shuck Mitts for Hiking
Review of mitts as part of a layering system for hiking.
Clothing for Beginner Kayakers - Layering.
Layering for new kayakers; how to stay warm without spending a fortune!
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.
The Fjallraven Classic 2018
A video diary of 110 km of hiking & wild camping, north of the Arctic Circle, in Swedish Lapland.
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!
Armadillo Base Layer Review I
Armadillo 100% merino wool baselayers; pros and cons for sea kayakers & long distance hikers.
Review IV - Fjallraven High Coast Wind Anorak
Review of this light, packable anorak as part of a layering system for hiking, cycling and paddling.
Review III - Fjallraven Keb (Trekking) Fleece
Review of this warm & versatile fleece jacket from Fjallraven
Alarming Study Shows Massive Insect Loss
Insects; Where have they gone & why does it matter? Here we start to answer both of these important questions.
NSK Natural History - Entomology and Our Contribution.
Why do sea kayakers have a Natural History Channel? Let’s tell you!
NSK Natural History Channel - Clearing an Open Fire
Do you know how to clear a fire area up after wild camping? The ‘leave no trace‘ principle isn’t about keeping things tidy as much as ensuring the environment is pristine for nature.