The Gales Storm Gathering Announced

Four or five years ago I thought about doing a rough water sea kayaking instruction event. I pitched the idea to a few sponsors, but without much success. On a

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Directional Strokes II

Directional Strokes II the awesome but unexpected sequel to Directional Strokes part I. This class will feature lots of explosions, car chases, and gun play. Come on out and see

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Kalamazoo Kayak Pool Sessions January-March

The Kalamazoo Sessions have been off to a grand start. Attendance has been awesome with 12-15 people for each session. Many thanks to Ken Nesbitt and the Great Lakes Adventure

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20th Annual WMCKA Symposium Guest Speaker Jeff Allen

Jeff Allen co-owner of Sea Kayaking Cornwall visited this year to instruct and speak. Jeff came a day early to give an instructor update for the WMCKA instructional staff. The

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Sea Kayak T-Rescue Video Analysis

<object width=”601″ height=”338″><param name=”allowfullscreen” value=”true” /><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always” /><param name=”movie” value=”http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=4014525&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=ff9933&amp;fullscreen=1″ /><embed src=”http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=4014525&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=ff9933&amp;fullscreen=1″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowfullscreen=”true” allowscriptaccess=”always” width=”601″ height=”338″></embed></object><br /><a href=”http://vimeo.com/4014525″>Sea Kayak T-Rescue Demonstration GoKayakNow.com</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/keithwikle”>Keith Wikle</a> on <a

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Kayaker Rescued in Puget Sound Debrief

In the past few weeks we’ve been discussing rescues and various techniques for self-rescue. We’ve had some good discussion both here and on the two bigger community message boards Qajaqusa.org

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Sea Kayak Rescues Ladder style t-rescue

Sea Kayaking Rescues really have a lot of variation on the theme of getting a victim back in their kayak. The basic premise is that with the aid of a

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Sea Kayaking Lake Michigan in the Gales of November

Sea Kayaking Lake Michigan in the Gales of November My proposed trip of paddling from Port Sheldon to Saugatuck was evaluated and quickly adjusted on Saturday. The forecast was calling

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3 Star

Compulsory, like latin or greek to a traditional classic education, I went back to get my 3 star. I speak as if I did it with the thought I dropped

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