Tag Archives: greenland paddle

The F1 Skin on Frame kayak - amazingly nimble and fast for such an ugly boat!

Traditional Paddles and Skin on Frame Kayaks

I had the pleasure of catching up with Tom Nicholson of Elver Paddles this past week, who was in town catching up with family for Christmas. Tom recently slaved over…

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Greenland Paddle Comparisons

It is common knowledge that I love, and exclusively use, Greenland paddles. Over the last few months I’ve received a lot of questions from interested paddlers asking me how my…

Rock Garden Series by Adanac Paddles

My first Canadian Greenland Paddles, by Adanac Paddles

After a week in snowy Chicago (brrr!), I’ve finally arrived back home in Sydney, with my new custom made Adanac Paddles. I’ve had these for a week but hadn’t opened…

Custom Purple Heart tips!

Incredible Generosity from a Canadian Paddle-Maker

Despite our daily news being filled with stories of human suffering in all its forms, there are times when truly amazing things happen where incredible people give of themselves for…

The new kayak arrives: Valley Aquanaut HV RM

Too excited to write! Hopefully the pictures will tell tell enough of the story. Cheers – FP

Video – Test Paddle Valley Aquanaut HV RM with Greenland Paddle

A little bit of video of my recent test paddle of the Valley Aquanaut  We started out heading off to the heads until I promptly fell in after edging too…

Paddle Review: Aussie-made Elver Greenland Paddle

This will be short and sweet, as I don’t intend doing a full review of Greenland paddling itself.  But I did receive my new Elver Greenland Paddle yesterday (having recently…

Storm Runner

Sydney in Spring can offer up beautiful sunny days, and horrendous tropical storms. And occassionally, both on the same day! On this particular day I’d spent hours drenched in glorious…

Folbot Cooper, Greenland Paddle, Sydney Harbour

It’s embarrassing to admit this, but last week I forgot that my BD Nanook was still on the roof of my car as I drove into the garage. Imagine my…

Paddle Review: Aussie-made CohoKayak Greenland Paddle

Let me start this review by saying I had no previous attachment to Greenland Paddles, other than the fact I thought they were curious objects d’art. I’d previously reviewed a…