Johnson Outdoors finalizes sale of Lendal to Nigel Dennis

on May 6th Johnson Outdoors finalized it’s sale of Scottish Brand Lendal Paddles to Nigel Dennis, aka Celtic Paddles. This is a great step in getting the venerable and respectable Scottish paddle maker back on track. There were a lot of rumours early on about the demise of Lendal and the ongoing future of the …

Lendal Paddles Dropped From Johnson Outdoors 2010 Product Catalog

Lendal has been pulled from the 2010 Johnson Outdoors catalog. Rumors abound about their eventual purchase by another larger company *SKUK*?. For those of us that bought a Lendal before Johnson Outdoors prior to the purchase, they made a fine paddle that lots of us used to go places, surf, run rivers, and even lily …

Summer Surf Kayaking South Haven, Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan Surf Kayaking South Haven August 8th As in many cases where kayak surfing is concerned. It is not a planned activity. It is a weather driven spontaneous event. When the leaves begin to rustle outside my window, and blades of grass begin to brush down from the breeze, I start scheming. Maybe some …