Sea States for Sea Kayakers

Weather forecasts and British Canoeing awards make reference to sea states. Callum McKerral has produced a video guide to sea states as seen from a sea kayaker’s perspective, with him discussing this with Gordon Brown in this video. Sea States…

RNLI Kayak Safety Workshop

Get onto the water safely this summer. If its your first time trying paddlesports or you just need some safety refreshers take a look. The video from the RNLI includes great safety equipment tips and what to do if you…

Sea Kayak Safety Equipment

People see us paddling, surfing, training on rescue techniques and doing offshore trips with our sea kayaks, often wondering what safety equipment we carry. Should things go wrong we like to have options. That is why we’re not just carrying…

Sea Kayaking Solo Safety Kit

This video explores equipment choices for solo sea kayaking. The options shown are from the guys at ‘Kayak Essentials’ on a 400-km trip on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Sea Kayaking Solo Safety Kit Find Out More >

Leave No Trace: The 7 Principles

The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace provide an easily understood framework of minimum impact practices for anyone visiting the outdoors. Although Leave No Trace has its roots in backcountry settings, the Principles have been adapted so that they can…

How to Build a Campfire

For many, the campfire is a beloved and indispensable outdoor tradition—a kinetic, luminous, dreamlike force of nature that for generations has served as the centerpiece of backwoods gatherings. This article explains the key steps for building a successful campfire, as…

5 Tips to Leave No Trace in Coastal Ecosystems

Whether you live in a coastal ecosystem or are planning to explore one soon, here are some tips that will help you minimize your impacts to ensure the health and well-being of Nearshore Marine Systems and Inter-tidal zones. 5 Tips…