Expeditions

Kokatat sponsors expeditions that take paddlers to all corners of the earth. Read the tales of these adventurous first descents, circumnavigations and explorations.
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Sea Kayaking / Touring

Greenland to Scotland Challenge - In the Wake of the Finnmen


A conclusion to the Wake of the Finnmen expedition


Expedition team:

Olly Hicks, George Bullard 

Greenland to Scotland Challenge - In the Wake of the Finnmen

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Whitewater

The Upper Karangarua


Jordy Searle and the Gradient & Water team finally discovers what is lurking upstream of Cassel Flat on the Karangarua River.


Expedition team:

Jordy Searle, Barny Young, Ari Walker 

The Upper Karangarua

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Whitewater

Greenland Kite Kayak Supertrip 5000


Crossing the Greenland Ice Cap by kite-ski is epic. Making a first descent of a river draining that ice cap is landmark. But accessing that river by towing a kayak across it to the river's headwaters down to the Arctic Ocean is unprecedented.


Expedition team:

Ben Stookesberry, Erik Boomer, Sarah McNair-Landry 

Greenland Kite Kayak Supertrip 5000

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Sea Kayaking / Touring

Vannav2016


David Horkan and Joe Leach took on a speed circumnavigation of Vancouver Island by kayak in pursuit of an incredible record of less than 13 days. Over 700 miles in tough weather, paddling huge distances daily and a punishing schedule pushed the pair to the limit in pursuit of the record.


Expedition team:

David Horkan, Joe Leach 

Vannav2016

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Sea Kayaking / Touring

Wake of the Finnmen


On July 1st, Olly Hicks and George Bullard will kayak from Greenland to Scotland - a journey of 1200 miles.


Expedition team:

Olly Hicks, George Bullard 

Wake of the Finnmen