With years of experience as a kayak guide and an ongoing passion for exploring the beautiful waters around Vancouver Island, I am now focusing on instruction, empowering others through a series of clinics and courses to prepare themselves for a safe, and exciting sea kayaking adventure. That being said, I do still offer day, and multi-day, custom tours.
What is a drysuit? How do they work? How do I care for my drysuit?
In this post you will find answers to all of these questions.
There are so many options out there for finding the right paddle for yourself. Different styles, lengths, materials and a huge price range. Here are a few tips on how to make the best choice.
An absolute must for interpreting the weather and making a decision WEATHER its safe to paddle!
As kayakers, probably our biggest concern is weather and sea state. Here is some information that can help you make the right decision on WEATHER to paddle!
As kayakers ,we need to be aware of environmental factors that can affect our safety and well being. Here is some info for you:
There are two forms of navigation for kayakers, piloting and ded reconing.
Below you will find a fairly comprehensive general equipment list for a regular sea kayaking experience.
In this video Jeff Burdison of Magnetic North Sea Kayaking goes over how to fold your marine charts and then store them safely on your kayak for use on the water.
In this 6 minute video I go over how to put magnetic lines on a marine chart, so that you may use them on your kayak for on-water navigation.