Sea Kayak Gear

The differences between sea kayaks, river kayaks and tripping canoes can be subtle and profound at the same time. The same can be said about equipment. The paddle is much the same as a white water stick, albeit a bit longer. 220-240 cm lengths are common. You can...
Weeki Wachee Springs GCA Trip

Weeki Wachee Springs GCA Trip

Saturday, January 15, 2011 Meeting place, time and date:  Most of us met at Rainbow Springs campground parking lot around 09:00 am, signed waivers and drove or carpooled the 57 miles to Weeki Wachee Springs.   It was probably about 10:45 when we arrived at...

Calderwood Reservoir Kayaking

I was a little disappointed about the response for this trip. I had heard non-white water paddlers express frustration about the lack of opportunities for touring trips, so I thought a late spring trip on a mountain lake would be popular. Wrong. Only 4 people called...

Sea Kayaking in Charleston

I was tempted to title this report “Atlantic Ocean —June 14-15”, following along with the traditional boast of native Charlestonians that their city is located “where the Ashley River and Cooper River meet to form the Atlantic Ocean.” It was...