Monthly Archives: December 2009

Daughter Grace (3 years) checking the cockpit fit

Happy Holiday Break

What a year! Well, for the Christmas holiday period here in Australia I’ve done the time-honoured ritual of packing the wife, kids and kayak into and onto the car for…

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Video: Learning to roll Day 3

To help me reinforce the success of day 2, I decided to head straight back out the following day for another rolling session.  I have to admit I struggled a…

A very wet Fat Paddler

Video: learning to Roll Day 2

An early but gorgeous paddle on Middle Harbour with paddling mate JF Englert kicked off just after 6am as the sun was coming up.  At the end of it, we…

Sydney shoreline - where I'd like to paddle eventually...

Video: Summer paddling on Sydney Harbour

A lot of my online paddling mates from the northern hemisphere have been whining recently about Winter’s intrusion on their paddling, the freezing over of lakes, and generally bloody cold…