Tag Archives: rock gardens

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Video: Pushing the Limit with Neptune’s Rangers

Having spent the past year largely on my surfski, I’ve missed out on the rock gardening I did for much of the previous year. I love my ski and love…

Lt Cmdr Gelo having a heap of fun at the newly named "Gelo Cliffs"

Team Fat Paddler farewells Lt Cmdr Gelo with some Rock Garden fun at Gelo Cliffs

A small contingent of Team Fat Paddler gathered at the The Spit to see off one of the team’s most popular members, Lt Cmdr Gelo. After a year paddling canoes…

The Aquanaut was a great boat to learn to rock garden in. Tough, stable, and fun!

Rock Gardens are like the Ocean, never turn your back on them – a painful lesson for Fat Paddler

It started off well. Mike, Lt. Gelo and I met at Sydney Harbour Kayaks at the start of a magnificent Saturday morning. We kitted up in protective gear – wetsuits,…

Gelo - young, paddling, and showing off his new cliff-rash

Sea Kayaking – Where Are All the Young People?

There’s something about paddling that’s been bothering me for a while – I couldn’t quite put my finger on it but I just sensed there was something missing. Recently, whilst…

Captain Kuk leads the way for some serious fun in Sydney Australia

Video: Team Fat Paddler does a Rock Garden Class with Tsunami Rangers Captain Jim Kakuk

Team Fat Paddler are all about fun and the lads were ecstatic about locking in a session with Tsunami Rangers Captain Jim Kakuk before he returned to his home in…

Important rules when paddling near cliffs - always wear a helmet... and an ugly shirt.

Things to Watch Out For When Paddling Near Cliffs

With my usual paddle mates either away for the weekend or too hungover to get out on the water, I took off for a solo paddle and decided to go…

The Fatmobile packed and ready to go. Bye Ettalong!

Lumps and Bumps from Ettalong to Umina

Towards the end of the family holiday I’d taken off from Avoca looking for a decent paddle. Driving around the Brisbane Water looking for somewhere interesting to paddle, I somehow…

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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…

Cliff erosion

Sydney Harbour Rock Gardens

One of the interesting features of Sydney Harbour is that much of cuts through rock, creating intricate rock formations and cliffs. I find myself drawn to the rocky shore whenever…