Friday Kayak paddle off Crandon Park Marina

Quick kayak outing in Key Biscayne

Last Friday we had the opportunity to go out for a quick paddle with my nephews and brother in law. The day started looking very good but later in the afternoon thurnderstorms started to appear. Fortunately the wind kept the clouds further inland so we had a good day paddling after all.

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Kayaking Trips in Alaska | Travel Tips – USATODAY.com

Kayaking Trips in Alaska

via Kayaking Trips in Alaska | Travel Tips – USATODAY.com.

Kayaking trips in Alaska offer visitors the chance to paddle along some of North America’s most remote and unspoiled waterways. The indigenous Aleut tribes that once dominated this region were the inventors of the kayak. The Aleuts used kayaks for survival, fishing and hunting marine animals aboard these sturdy little vessels. Nowadays, tourists take to Alaskan waters in stable modern craft, but the rugged landscapes remain much the same as they did when kayaks first appeared in the area.

 

The University of Idaho Swim Center hosts Kayaking workshop

Flipping out in the Swim Center.

Mark Cecchini Beaver, who has been kayaking for 16 years, practices in the Memorial Gym Swim Center Wednesday. Beaver plans to go kayaking this weekend.

The University of Idaho Swim Center was dotted with about 20 colorful plastic boats Wednesday night as first-time kayakers and experienced boaters worked to improve their skills at the Outdoor Program’s first open pool kayaking session.

 

Isles of Capri hosts 5th Annual Kayak Festival

Sunday, the place to be for kayak paddling, kayak instruction, kayak building, and all things kayak-related was the Isles of Capri — at least until the storm blew in.

The Paradise Coast Paddlers Club hosted their 5th Annual Kayak Festival on Sunday, at the Capri Fish House restaurant on Isles of Capri. Actually, most of the action took place behind the restaurant, on the strip of white sand beach overlooking Johnson’s Bay.

People came from all over Florida for the event, said festival chairman Craig Martin.

via Marco Eagle.

 

Kayaking is good exercise

Dont believe me? Rent one and paddle for an hour.
You can paddle as hard as you can for a great anaerobic effort and ease on the beat for a long, fat burning session. All surrounded by nature and enjoying the great outdoors.

 

Fouhy In Battle Against Time

Fouhy In Battle Against Time


Ben Fouhy, Olympic Silver medalist and New Zealand Kayak champion, has been battling a virus as he prepares for the world kayaking championships, due to start tomorrow in Hungary.

Fouhy relocated to the Northern Hemisphere earlier this year for the summer racing season and has achieved very good results in recent world cup races.