I will be teaching/coaching at the Garden State Sea Kayak Symposium, with ocean courses at Ocean City, NJ in early June. It should be a great event, and I look […]
The below series of photos (taken by Drew Trousdell, thanks!) is a good indication of how to avoid a collision when you’re sea kayak surfing. Drew was confident enough to […]
I’m looking forward to teaching a variety of topics April 28 & 29 at the Chesapeake Paddlers Association SK102 skills weekend. Topics include rolling, “life on the edge” and other […]
I had the unexpected pleasure of cold-weather combat rolling in the surf the other day (yes, in February), and it was a good reminder of the need to practice rolling […]
If you’ve ever seen a sea kayak do an “endo” (pitch-pole) while surfing, chances are the bow pearled, leading to the flip. Pearling is a surfing term meaning the bow […]
If you want to build your kayaking skills, there is a new venue for Chesapeake Bay area paddlers this fall. In late September (23rd, 24th and 25th) a small symposium […]
I put on the hood and headed out on some flat water today for some cold water recovery and rescue practice with the Pilgrim. The goal was to work on […]
The lineup at any good surf break is usually filled with short-board fun-seekers — surfboards, boogie boards and the odd surf kayak or wave ski. What many don’t realize is that longer sea kayaks are also great for surfing.