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January 27, 2009
by kwikle
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Shawna Franklin and Kathy Miller Rolling Double Greenland Style

The technique to rolling a double sea kayak is no different than rolling a single kayak, with one exception. Syncopation. You have to roll together or all bets are off. The other technique is that either the front paddler tucks … Continue reading

September 2, 2008
by kwikle
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Naturally Superior G-Style 2008 Day Three

Continued from Days One and Two Day Three We suited up to work on doing open water rescues. We headed out of the channel with around 8 students. We teamed up to do t-rescues. The swells were gentle and slow, … Continue reading

September 2, 2008
by kwikle
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Naturally Superior Symposium G-Style 2008 Days 1 and 2

Sand River Falls The whole family decided to do the Circle Tour of Lake Superior for our end of summer vacation. We loaded up the van with all our gear, four kayaks, (alas and ironically no room for the mega … Continue reading

July 3, 2008
by kwikle
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Lake Michigan Saugatuck Sea Kayak Day Trip June 28, 2008

Sea Kayak Trip Lake Michigan, Saugatuck After several months of feeling sub-standard, experiencing new low ebbs of my fitness and strength, and consequently feeling very low in spirits; the wind began to blow. Unfortunately it did not howl, but spirited … Continue reading

May 30, 2008
by kwikle
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Greenland Paddler Switches to Euro-the power of the darkside?

Is the Euro Paddle the power of the Dark Side? I am going to try using a euro paddle for some of my day trips and maybe even longer trips to see how I do. Is this the power of … Continue reading

May 20, 2008
by kwikle
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Greg Stamer Sea Kayak Circumnavigation of Newfoundland

Greg Stamer will attempt to circumnavigate Newfoundland by Sea Kayak starting June 1st 2008. He needs a little assistance getting his Nigel Dennis Greenlander Pro kayak transported there. Greg is now a veteran of an Icelandic circumnavigation with Freya Hoffmeister. … Continue reading

May 13, 2008
by kwikle
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Sea Kayaking in The Apostle Islands-a Lesson in Leadership

Managing Inexperienced Paddlers on the Water In 2006 I led a Sea Kayaking trip in the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior. To say that I led the trip is a stretch. I will say it was a great experience to … Continue reading