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Wales Weekender

David Horkan hits Welsh waters for a weekend of paddling whitewater and sea.
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The Path to Level 5
   November 01, 2019

The Path to Level 5


by Laura Zulliger

Embracing the challenge, vulnerability, and fulfillment of coaching at a higher level.

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   November 01, 2019

The Path to Level 5


by Laura Zulliger
Lessons Learned video series – Rapid Acceleration
   August 14, 2019

Lessons Learned video series – Rapid Acceleration


by Christopher Lockyer

‘Rapid Acceleration’ is the fourth video in the Lessons Learned series, and along with a good forward stroke will help you get onto the wave features.

‘Rapid Acceleration’ is the fourth video in the Lessons Learned series, and along with a good forward stroke will help you get onto the wave...

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   August 14, 2019
   08/14/19

Lessons Learned video series – Rapid Acceleration


by Christopher Lockyer
   April 30, 2019

Antarctica Magic


by Justine Curgenven

There is something inexplicably special about Antarctica – a place that on the surface is black, white and uniform, but on closer inspection is a spectrum of whites, blues, greens, browns and greys.

There is something inexplicably special about Antarctica – a place that on the surface is black, white and uniform, but on closer inspection is a spectrum...

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   April 30, 2019
   04/30/19

Antarctica Magic


by Justine Curgenven
Justine Curgenven
Lessons Learned Video Series - Posture and Trim
   April 08, 2019

Lessons Learned Video Series - Posture and Trim


by Christopher Lockyer

‘Posture and Trim’ is the third video in the Lessons Learned series. When it comes to posture and trim we all need to work on flexibility and also be aware that we are always moving in our kayak.

‘Posture and Trim’ is the third video in the Lessons Learned series. When it comes to posture and trim we all need to work on...

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   April 08, 2019
   04/08/19

Lessons Learned Video Series - Posture and Trim


by Christopher Lockyer
   February 28, 2019

Sea Kayak Surf Competition at the Hobuck Hoedown


by Jaime Sharp

Jaime Sharp shares stories of triumph and challenges while surfing sea kayaks during the annual Hobuck Hoedown Paddle Surf Competition in Washington.

Jaime Sharp shares stories of triumph and challenges while surfing sea kayaks during the annual Hobuck Hoedown Paddle Surf Competition in Washington.

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   February 28, 2019
   02/28/19

Sea Kayak Surf Competition at the Hobuck Hoedown


by Jaime Sharp
Jaime Sharp
Winter Paddling
   February 27, 2019

Winter Paddling


by Björn Nehrhoff von Holderberg

Winter paddling brings big rewards

Winter paddling brings big rewards

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   February 27, 2019
   02/27/19

Winter Paddling


by Björn Nehrhoff von Holderberg
Storm Surge Surfing - Video
   February 22, 2019

Storm Surge Surfing - Video


by Eike Köhler

Eike Köhler braves the heavy storm surf in the Baltic Sea.

Eike Köhler braves the heavy storm surf in the Baltic Sea.

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   February 22, 2019
   02/22/19

Storm Surge Surfing - Video


by Eike Köhler
Lessons Learned Video Series - Blade Awareness
   February 11, 2019

Lessons Learned Video Series - Blade Awareness


by Christopher Lockyer

‘Blade Awareness', the second video in the Lessons Learned series, will help take you're paddling to the next level.

‘Blade Awareness', the second video in the Lessons Learned series, will help take you're paddling to the next level.

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   February 11, 2019
   02/11/19

Lessons Learned Video Series - Blade Awareness


by Christopher Lockyer
Lessons Learned Video Series - Hang onto your Kayak
   January 14, 2019

Lessons Learned Video Series - Hang onto your Kayak


by Christopher Lockyer

‘Hang onto your Kayak’ is the first video in the Lessons Learned series. In this video, you will learn the importance of hanging onto your kayak with examples of what happens when you let go.

‘Hang onto your Kayak’ is the first video in the Lessons Learned series. In this video, you will learn the importance of hanging onto your...

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   January 14, 2019
   01/14/19

Lessons Learned Video Series - Hang onto your Kayak


by Christopher Lockyer
How to kayak the Florida Keys
   October 30, 2018

How to kayak the Florida Keys


by Holcombe Family

The Florida Keys are the perfect introductory sea kayaking experience for your next adventure vacation.

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   October 30, 2018

How to kayak the Florida Keys


by Holcombe Family
   August 01, 2018

Surfing Skookumchuck at 17.4 knots


by Jaime Sharp

Surfing the biggest tidal exchange in 3 years

Surfing the biggest tidal exchange in 3 years

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   August 01, 2018
   08/01/18

Surfing Skookumchuck at 17.4 knots


by Jaime Sharp
Jaime Sharp
Dry Tortugas National Park
   May 31, 2018

Dry Tortugas National Park


by Holcombe Family

Deep in the heart of the Gulf of Mexico lies a hidden, magical island, seventy miles off the coast of Key West.

Deep in the heart of the Gulf of Mexico lies a hidden, magical island, seventy miles off the coast of Key West.

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   May 31, 2018
   05/31/18

Dry Tortugas National Park


by Holcombe Family
   May 30, 2018

Women’s Movement Takes to the Water


by Haven Livingston

Building confidence on the water translates directly to a greater sense of confidence in the rest of life.

Building confidence on the water translates directly to a greater sense of confidence in the rest of life.

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   May 30, 2018
   05/30/18

Women’s Movement Takes to the Water


by Haven Livingston
Haven Livingston
How to use the skeg in a Sea Kayak (Video)
   February 23, 2018

How to use the skeg in a Sea Kayak (Video)


by Eike Köhler

With the use of waterproof mics, drone and GoPro camera, Eike Köhler creates a unique video to explain the skeg in a way you have never seen before.

With the use of waterproof mics, drone and GoPro camera, Eike Köhler creates a unique video to explain the skeg in a way you...

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   February 23, 2018
   02/23/18

How to use the skeg in a Sea Kayak (Video)


by Eike Köhler
Metaphors in Adventure
   January 15, 2018

Metaphors in Adventure


by Kate Hives

There is something powerful about separating ourselves entirely from that which is familiar and for us as human terrestrial creatures, the watery world of the ocean is as unknown and foreign as can be.

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   January 15, 2018

Metaphors in Adventure


by Kate Hives
Sea Kayak Touring in Taiwan
   October 30, 2017

Sea Kayak Touring in Taiwan


by Laura Zulliger

Do some kayaking expeditions begin with food obsessions? Well, this one did. Discoveries from 6 weeks of paddling and eating in Taiwan

Do some kayaking expeditions begin with food obsessions? Well, this one did. Discoveries from 6 weeks of paddling and eating in Taiwan

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   October 30, 2017
   10/30/17

Sea Kayak Touring in Taiwan


by Laura Zulliger
   October 28, 2017

Coaching notes from Taiwan


by Kelly Marie Henry

Lessons learned from teaching sea kayaking without speaking the language.

Lessons learned from teaching sea kayaking without speaking the language.

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   October 28, 2017
   10/28/17

Coaching notes from Taiwan


by Kelly Marie Henry
Kelly Marie Henry
2017 Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium
   September 29, 2017

2017 Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium


by Sean Morley

Experiencing the largest tidal range in the world is reason enough for any sea kayaker to want to attend the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium.

Experiencing the largest tidal range in the world is reason enough for any sea kayaker to want to attend the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak...

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   September 29, 2017
   09/29/17

2017 Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium


by Sean Morley
   September 23, 2017

Circumnavigating Gotland


by Eike Köhler

Circumnavigating the largest island of Sweden.

Circumnavigating the largest island of Sweden.

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   September 23, 2017
   09/23/17

Circumnavigating Gotland


by Eike Köhler
Eike Köhler
Channel Islands National Park:  A Backcountry Paradise
   July 02, 2017

Channel Islands National Park:  A Backcountry Paradise


by Holcombe Family

The Channel Islands are composed of a chain of eight islands (five of which make up the national park) off the coast of California stretching from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

The Channel Islands are composed of a chain of eight islands (five of which make up the national park) off the coast of California stretching...

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   July 02, 2017
   07/02/17

Channel Islands National Park:  A Backcountry Paradise


by Holcombe Family
Paddling with the woman in black
   July 01, 2017

Paddling with the woman in black


by Justine Curgenven

Freya Hoffmeister, aka the ‘woman in black', has started kayaking around her 3rd continent, North America. Justine Curgenven joins her for a week paddling on Vancouver Island. How will the solo paddler react to company from another strong female expedition paddler?

Freya Hoffmeister, aka the ‘woman in black', has started kayaking around her 3rd continent, North America. Justine Curgenven joins her for a week paddling on...

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   July 01, 2017
   07/01/17

Paddling with the woman in black


by Justine Curgenven
The Magic of Springtime
   May 18, 2017

The Magic of Springtime


by Kate Hives

When the tide is out the table is set

When the tide is out the table is set

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   May 18, 2017
   05/18/17

The Magic of Springtime


by Kate Hives
Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary: Bonnie Perry -  Agency and Grace
   May 04, 2017

Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary: Bonnie Perry -  Agency and Grace


by Bonnie Perry

Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary series explores how women sea kayakers aspire to accomplish their paddling goals while exploring themes of spirituality, social justice, challenge, community, and acceptance.

Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary series explores how women sea kayakers aspire to accomplish their paddling goals while exploring themes of spirituality, social justice,...

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   May 04, 2017
   05/04/17

Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary: Bonnie Perry -  Agency and Grace


by Bonnie Perry
Double Down the Grand Canyon
   May 01, 2017

Double Down the Grand Canyon


by Jaime Sharp

A unique “Self Support” adventure down the famous Grand Canyon. Together in a 22 ft fiberglass double sea kayak, Jaime Sharp and Jillian Brown completed what has been called a world first self support journey, either way this was not your typical sea kayak trip.

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   May 01, 2017

Double Down the Grand Canyon


by Jaime Sharp
   April 07, 2017

Storm Gathering Aftermath


by Paul Kuthe

Every two years a storm of epic proportions blows through Trinidad, California. This year exuberant dry suit clad storm chasers caught what they were looking for!

Every two years a storm of epic proportions blows through Trinidad, California. This year exuberant dry suit clad storm chasers caught what they were looking...

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   April 07, 2017
   04/07/17

Storm Gathering Aftermath


by Paul Kuthe
Paul Kuthe
Seals, Penguins and Icebergs in Antarctica
   March 28, 2017

Seals, Penguins and Icebergs in Antarctica


by Justine Curgenven

Kokatat Team Member Justine Curgenven is back from a month long kayaking adventure in Antarctica.

Kokatat Team Member Justine Curgenven is back from a month long kayaking adventure in Antarctica.

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   March 28, 2017
   03/28/17

Seals, Penguins and Icebergs in Antarctica


by Justine Curgenven
   February 03, 2017

Holding Greenland


by Steve Ruskay

The largest icebergs in the Northern Hemisphere are found in these waters, as well as some of the most diverse sea life.

The largest icebergs in the Northern Hemisphere are found in these waters, as well as some of the most diverse sea life.

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   February 03, 2017
   02/03/17

Holding Greenland


by Steve Ruskay
Steve Ruskay
South American Hotspot: Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur
   December 28, 2016

South American Hotspot: Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur


by Kate Hives

The 4th annual Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur kicks off the southern hemisphere’s paddling season with surfing, rock gardening and flatwater sea kayak courses.

The 4th annual Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur kicks off the southern hemisphere’s paddling season with surfing, rock gardening and flatwater sea kayak courses.

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   December 28, 2016
   12/28/16

South American Hotspot: Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur


by Kate Hives
Great Alaskan Adventure: Homer - Source to Sea
   December 05, 2016

Great Alaskan Adventure: Homer - Source to Sea


by Holcombe Family

Famagogo - inspiring adventure family style. The Holcombe Family embarks on a source to sea adventure in Homer, Alaska

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   December 05, 2016

Great Alaskan Adventure: Homer - Source to Sea


by Holcombe Family
The Blue Time
   October 05, 2016

The Blue Time


by Jeff Allen

Join Sea Kayak guide Jeff Allen as he explores this area north of the Polar Circle.

Join Sea Kayak guide Jeff Allen as he explores this area north of the Polar Circle.

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   October 05, 2016
   10/05/16

The Blue Time


by Jeff Allen
   October 04, 2016

What Is Sea Kayaking


by Roger Chandler

North Wales and Anglesey offers sea kayakers an amazing playground ranging from beautiful sheltered paddles, small islands and short journeys, to exciting tide races and rough water for the experienced sea kayaker.

North Wales and Anglesey offers sea kayakers an amazing playground ranging from beautiful sheltered paddles, small islands and short journeys, to exciting tide races and...

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   October 04, 2016
   10/04/16

What Is Sea Kayaking


by Roger Chandler
Roger Chandler
Bergy Business
   September 14, 2016

Bergy Business


by Steve Ruskay

Sea Kayaking amongst icebergs is one of the most humbling and awe-inspiring experiences any paddler will ever have.

Sea Kayaking amongst icebergs is one of the most humbling and awe-inspiring experiences any paddler will ever have.

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   September 14, 2016
   09/14/16

Bergy Business


by Steve Ruskay
   August 11, 2016

Senja - Tropical Beaches and Snowy Mountains


by Jaime Sharp

A spring multi-day double kayak journey in Arctic Norway

A spring multi-day double kayak journey in Arctic Norway

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   August 11, 2016
   08/11/16

Senja - Tropical Beaches and Snowy Mountains


by Jaime Sharp
Jaime Sharp
The Psychology of Solo Paddling - Turning Fear into Focus
   June 14, 2016

The Psychology of Solo Paddling - Turning Fear into Focus


by Kate Hives

It’s so tempting to stay in your tent when you are only accountable to yourself.

It’s so tempting to stay in your tent when you are only accountable to yourself.

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   June 14, 2016
   06/14/16

The Psychology of Solo Paddling - Turning Fear into Focus


by Kate Hives
Indonesia- Swimming with Whale Sharks
   May 05, 2016

Indonesia- Swimming with Whale Sharks


by Justine Curgenven

My whale shark encounter was one of the highlights of 6 weeks paddling 1000 km with Sandy Robson through West Papua and Papua in NE Indonesia.

My whale shark encounter was one of the highlights of 6 weeks paddling 1000 km with Sandy Robson through West Papua and Papua in NE Indonesia.

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   May 05, 2016
   05/05/16

Indonesia- Swimming with Whale Sharks


by Justine Curgenven
The Bear Necessities
   April 26, 2016

The Bear Necessities


by Steve Ruskay

Four things to remember while kayaking in polar bear country

Four things to remember while kayaking in polar bear country

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   April 26, 2016
   04/26/16

The Bear Necessities


by Steve Ruskay
Arctic Link Expedition
   March 31, 2016

Arctic Link Expedition


by Kokatat

The Arctic Link expedition will take four friends 2600 km over 100 days through Western Canada's wildest corner.

The Arctic Link expedition will take four friends 2600 km over 100 days through Western Canada's wildest corner.

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   March 31, 2016
   03/31/16

Arctic Link Expedition


by Kokatat
Svalbard Ice Bears and Islands
   March 17, 2016

Svalbard Ice Bears and Islands


by Jaime Sharp

Jaime Sharp wraps up his North America speaking tour about his teams recent successful world first sea kayak circumnavigation of Svalbard Archipelago

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   March 17, 2016

Svalbard Ice Bears and Islands


by Jaime Sharp
   March 15, 2016

Indonesia


by Justine Curgenven

Kokatat team member Justine Curgenven joins Sandy Robson in far eastern Indonesia.

Kokatat team member Justine Curgenven joins Sandy Robson in far eastern Indonesia.

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   March 15, 2016
   03/15/16

Indonesia


by Justine Curgenven
Justine Curgenven
Into The Waves
   January 30, 2016

Into The Waves


by Eike Köhler

A sea kayak journey from Norwegian Bergen to Gothenburg in Sweden

A sea kayak journey from Norwegian Bergen to Gothenburg in Sweden

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   January 30, 2016
   01/30/16

Into The Waves


by Eike Köhler