Blog; Thoughts, news & tips

/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/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/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/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/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/Our insects are under huge threat with losses of 75% plus
16th October 2018 / Environment

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.

/storage/Diagram showing the life cycle of a Stag beetle
10th October 2018 / Video Blog

NSK Natural History - Entomology and Our Contribution.

Why do sea kayakers have a Natural History Channel? Let’s tell you!

/storage/Clearing a used wood fire safely
2nd October 2018 / Video Blog

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.   

/storage/Two birds natural history
26th September 2018 / Video Blog

NSK Natural History Channel - Introduction

Interesting, thought provoking & inspiring. 

/storage/Turtle Dove with tail feathers spread
19th September 2018 / News

DoveStep Expedition - Podcast Episode 3

Our Podcast interview with Dove Step. A great catch up with Jonny Rankin chatting about training for Sea Kayaking with us for his expedition and the great work that Dove Step do. Listen in to our chat. Grab a cuppa ...

/storage/Use your natural night vision with help from the moon & stars.
18th May 2018 / Equipment & Clothing

Illumination & Your Night Vision

Illumination (or not!) & the importance of its effect on your night vision; one of our ten essentials of enjoying the great outdoors.

/storage/Little Tern in flight
15th February 2018 / Environment

The Plight of Little Terns (Part II) - Volunteering

If we haven’t persuaded you yet; read on!

/storage/STOP TALKING and take ACTION!
14th November 2017 / Environment


Stand up and Fight!

/storage/Little Tern is a threatened species in Britain
12th May 2016 / Environment

The Plight of Little Terns

Volunteering & kayaking to help the Little Terns