Abandoned to rot

2016-06-26 Barnstaple to Bideford

On holiday in North Devon for a week, but unfortunately the weather was not playing ball. About the only option for a paddle was the Taw and Torridge rivers. So putting in at Barnstaple about an hour before high tide, I paddled up and through Long Bridge before returning downstream. and under Taw Bridge....

2015-08-29 Oban Sea Kayak Race 2015

This years 2015 Oban Sea Kayak Race was  a bit of a classic, with very rough conditions. For the first 10km, it was into the wind and ever increasing swell. At the south end of Kerrera, conditions became very poor. Nine people abandoned here and a couple ended up on the rocks! Personally, I...

2013-07-06 Flamborough Head

A near perfect day saw Rob Spaight and myself paddle around Flamborough Head to the Bempton Arch and back. With only the occassional wisp of wind and little or no swell, this was an epic trip. We set off from South Landing, having parked in the car park (pay and display) and trolley’ed our...

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