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Ocean Paddler #64

360˚• News • Bass Strait • Paper Nautilus - Fragile ancient mariners • Back to basics - Surf landings • ISKGA Guide profile - Dr Jürg Endres • Living the dream • Paddle Pickup • Making the shot 10 - Little changes - big impact • Park ‘n’ Play USA • The Rockpool Taran • Competition - win a Palm Shuck • Inside view - Gearlab Paddles • Getaways - travel and expedition inspiration • Stern Words - Honi soit Qui Mal y Pense.



Ocean Paddler #63

Content in this issue includes: 360˚• News • Duncan Ramsay Winning OBE 1940-2018 • Pure Wight - a geological guide to the Needles and Old Harry Rocks • Born again paddler • A guide to playing the sea in south Devon • Life in the splash zone • Making the shot 9 - expedition photography tips • Shake it up • Kayak tethers - a paddler’s lifeline • ISKGA Guide Profile - Kristoffer Vandbakk • Incident Management - putting it all together • Back to Basics - Surf launching and landing • Instagram Gallery - Jason Self • Getaways - travel and expedition inspiration • Stern Words - Followship.

Ocean Paddler #62

Content in this issue includes: 360˚• News • Pacific Surf - a coastal play expedition • Back to Basics - expedition planning • A quick chat with Freya • Sea Kayaking Kefalonia - an inside view • Making the shot 8 - everything you need to know about camera settings in 10 paragraphs • Staying alive • Incident Management - after the incident • Reviewed - Chillcheater Aquatherm Full Paddle Suit with waist seal and the Chillcheater Transpire Fleece Set • Islands, endemics and redefining normal • Instagram Gallery - William McCluskey • Getaways - travel and expedition inspiration • Stern Words - Social media.


Ocean Paddler #61

Content in this issue includes: 360˚• News • Cockleshell Heroes • Kayaking on the rocks • Building the team - helping decisions flow • CNC Vember - design and build your own British style sea kayak • Lightweight cook kit for solo sea kayaking • East Greenland • Making the shot 7 - gone mirrorless • Shanny me the way to go home • Calling for assistance and handing over • Cold water safety - what you don’t know could kill you • ISKGA Profile - Ian Prickett • Elements Arctic Camp - an inside view • Instagram Gallery - kristoffervan • Getaways - travel and expedition inspiration • Stern Words - Karma Waters.

Ocean Paddler #60

Content in this issue includes: 360˚• News • Kernow Grand Tour - Itinerant holidaying around Cornwall’s Atlantic shores • Quick decisions - the value of experience • Paddling in a Winter Wonderland • Island bagging • Making the most of our kit: Six uses for a group shelter • Five steps to take before you christen your new sea kayak • ISKGA profile - Matthew Larsson-Clifford • Making the shot 6 - the Northern Lights • Seasonal Delights - Strandlines • Where is my mind? • Reviews: Palm’s Winter Wonderland • Reed Chillcheater - an inside view • Reviews: Reed Chillcheater Tuiliq and the Kajak-Sport Inuksuk • Instagram Gallery - Capt8 • Getaways: Travel and expedition inspiration • Shop talk - South Coast Canoes • Competition - win a Reed Chillcheater Tuiliq.

Ocean Paddler #59

Content in this issue includes: 360˚• News • Fresh to salt, Loch Shiel to the sea part 2: The River Shiel to the Sound of Arisaig • Paddling in the Tropics • Back to basics 6: Towing and rescues • Vancouver Island • A bit of a saga 4: Relax and roll • Seasonal Delights: Barnacle Booty • Food for long days • Paddling with gray whales in northern California • Incident management: First Aid kits • Decisions 2: Power to the people • Reclaiming adventure • Reviews: Rebel Kayaks Greenland T, Palm Neoflex shortsleeve top, Palm Roof rack pads and Palm Cam straps • Making the shot 5: Stormy weather and wave textures • Getaways: Travel and expedition inspiration • Instagram Gallery • Stern Words: The lure of the graceful Greenland Paddle.

Ocean Paddler #58

Content in this issue includes:

360˚• News • North Dalmatia - the islands that time forgot • Stockholm to Turku • Decisions: We’re not as rational as we think • Seasonal Delights - Sea jellies • Back to Basics 5 - Towing part 1 • A bit of a saga 3 - Strength to weight • Incident Management - moving people • Fresh to salt, Loch Shiel to the sea Part 1: In search of St Finan’s Bell • ISKGA profile - Jaime Sharp • P&H Scorpio MKII HV in CoreLite X with Skudder, a long-term test • GEARLAB AUKANECK review • Making the shot - Tybee Island Pier • Getaways - expedition inspiration • Competition: Win a GEARLAB AUKANECK • Stern Words - women in paddling.


Ocean Paddler #57

Content in this issue includes: 360˚; News ; Fleurieu Peninsula - South Australia’s Sea Kayak Trail; Five day fjord fantasy; Load and Drive; Kayaking as a Metaphor for Life: Perspective; Greenland Paddler - Why preserve the history of Kayaking?; Back to Basics 4 - Self-rescues; Why we need whales; Greenland Kayak Building with Maligiaq; A bit of a saga 2 - catching up with the class of 2016; Isle of Skye part 12 - Kylerhea to Isleornsay; Incident Management - Assessing a Casualty; Norway’s Best 2; Peak UK Adventure One Piece and Ocean Bothy reviews; Making the Shot 3 - Balance ; Getaways - Expedition inspiration; Competition: win a Peak UK Ocean Bothy; Not so Stern Words.


Ocean Paddler #56

Content in OP#56 includes: 360˚; News; The Lost Coast - a kayak trip in Chilean Patagonia; The Faroe Islands - a secret, north Atlantic gem; Drugs and kayaking; KayaKid; Either kill me, or save me; Incident Management; Isle of Skye part 11 - Breakish to Kylerhea; I am a Guillemot; Back to Basics 3 - the deep-water rescue; Mark and Richard - of saltwater and friendship; Norway’s Best 1; GEARLAB paddles review; Making the Shot 2 - Scouting; A bit of a saga; Getaways; Competition - Win a GEARLAB NUKILIK; Stern Words...


Ocean Paddler #55

Content in OP#55 includes: 360˚; News; Mick MacRobb Tribute; The Cold Edge: Three sea kayakers circumnavigate Svalbard; Reflective practice to improve performance; Lessons Learned; Kayaking as a metaphor for life; Skye part 10: Sconser to Breakish; Worms, glorious worms!; Back to Basics 2: Edging; Navigation: mistakes; Greenland Paddler: Fall fun with the Finns;  Vancouver Island: the pros and cons of a performance approach; Making the shot: Who am I?; Getaways and Stern Words.  Peak UK competition: Win a Stretch fleece top and Stretch fleece pants!


Ocean Paddler #54

Content in this issue includes: 360˚; Greenland Paddler - Stokkøya 2016; ‘In the wake of the Finmen’; ‘Jura and Islay: by two sounds, two lochs, a gulf and a portage part 2’; The little big one – an account of Lee Taylor’s solo circumnavigation of Iceland; Navigation 16 - Latitude and Longitude Lines; Seasonal Delights from Skomer Island; 'A community of paddlers' takes a look at the fantastic work of Chicago Adventure Therapy; Back to Basics: The Sweep stroke; Two Taiwanese neoclassical paddling enthusiasts and a carbon stick; expedition inspiration in the form of our Getaways section and reviews of the Pyranha Octane and the Motionize Paddle Edge. 


Ocean Paddler #53

Content in this issue Includes: 360˚/ News / What’s on  / Jura and Islay / The Lofoten Islands / Navigation: Doubling the angle on the Bow Fix / Physical consideration and conditioning for sea kayakers / The Great Escape /  Living the dream / Seasonal Delights: Forests of the sea / Northern Jutland / Greenland Paddler: bombproofing your roll / Greenland Paddler: Anders Thygesen / Review: Valley Sirona and Sirona RM / Review: P&H Scorpio MKII MV in CoreLite X /Getaways / ISKGA guide profile / Competition: Win a Gearlab Kayakid / Stern words: Looking back.


Ocean Paddler #52

Content in this issue Includes: 360˚/ News / What’s on / Life without plastic / Menorca circumnavigation / Senja - Land of the midnight sun / Ongoing review / Performance psychology / Navigation: Getting lost / Greenland paddler / Something for the weekend / Seasonal Delights / The psychology of solo paddling / Rolling is all in your mind / Combat rescue II / Pre trip planning / Return to the forts / Learning from experience / Next issue / Getaways / ISKGA guide profile / Competition: Win a pair of Peak UK / Stretch Fleece Pants / Stern words: Casualty or victim.


Ocean Paddler #51

Content in this issue Includes: 360˚/ Girls Go Round: Corsica / The whales of Kvaløya / Should I stay or should I go? / Isle of Skye part 9: Staffin to Sconser / ISKGA expedition series – that awful moment you thought would never happen / Paddling lightly: the mindful ocean paddler / Navigation 13: handrails, fences and checkpoints / Greenland paddler / Combat rescue / Return to Tiree, part 2 / Sea Kayak Kaizen / Kayak weather / Getaways / ISKGA guide profile: Daniel Bengtsson / Competition – Win Ocean Paddler goodies and a pair of SeaSpecs / Stern Words: sea shepherds.


Ocean Paddler #50

Content in this issue Includes: 360˚/ Strange Places to Paddle: Discovering Myanmar’s Myeik Archipelago / Turning point: The heart of a circumnavigation / Seasonal delights: The big five-O / The Falls of Lora: The UK’s top sea kayak park-and-play spot / Navigation - Understanding Tides Part Two / Sharks and ocean paddler / Power play: Six tricks for supercharging your forward stroke / ISKGA Expedition Series - Leadership for Expedition Sea Kayak Guides / Greenland Paddles for the modern day paddler / Top Tips before Getting Wet / Self Rescues / Reviewed: Rockpool Tarantella / This is the Roll 2 / Getaways / Competition - Win a GEARLAB NUTILIK


OP#49

Jim Wilson; 360˚ / News / Return to Tiree part 1 / Unfinished Business / Seasonal Delights – Know your Wracks / Kayak Kaizen / The Isle of Skye / Navigation – Understanding tides / Bushcraft  / ISKGA Expedition series – Paddling in ice / Batteries not required / Transporting sea kayaks / Shop talk – Kanocentrum Arjan Bloem. Reviewed P&H Scorpio MK2 MV with Skudder and P&H Code Zero Sail, Long-term test and review: Lettmann Black Light Greenland paddle.


OP#48

Content in this issue includes: 360˚ / What’s on / Baja on steroids: circumnavigating Mexico’s second-largest island, Angel de la Guarda / Ionian Village Hopping / Seasonal Delights – Celebrating Lichens / Kayak Kaizen / Greenland Paddler: A dichotomy of paddles: East meets west / Navigation: Magnetic North Lines / Sea kayaking guide to the Isle of Bute and surrounding waters: Part 2 / ISKGA Series: Paddling in hostile environments / Shop Talk: Pacific Outfitters / DIY: Let people know what you are carrying and where / Is It “All in Your Mind”? Reviewed: AT Oracle and KayakPro Compact Ergo / Getaways / ISKGA Profile: Rob Mercer.


OP#47

Content in this issue includes: 360˚ / What’s on / Chasing the Trilogy in British Columbia / The Mull of Kintyre to the Clyde part 4: Ardlamont to Ardrossan / Seasonal delights: Mighty marine molluscs / Bushcraft: Summer foraging / Growing up a girl / Be seen part 2 / Navigation: Dead Reckoning / Greenland Paddler: Qajaq Camp / Sea kayaking guide to the Isle of Bute and surrounding waters part 1 / ISKGA Profile: James Wilson / ISKGA expedition skills: Rescue / Reviewed: Flat Earth Kayak Sails Trade Wind 8, The KCS Expedition trolley.


OP#46

Content in this issue includes: Aleutians / The Mull of Kintyre to the Clyde. Part 3: Gigha to the Clyde via the Tarbert portage / Be Seen / Bushcraft: Spring Wild Food Foraging / Seasonal Delights Puffing Pigs / Isle of Skye Loch Pooltiel to Loch Greshornish / Navigation: Understanding Magnetic Deviation and How to Fix it / Greenland Paddler Paddling in Skinny Jeans / ISKGA Profile: Peter Bray / Sea Kayak Kaizen: The Splits Stash Story / ISKGA: Expedition Skills - Shelter / Shop Talk: Sea Kayaking Cornwall. Reviewed: Paddle-sailing the P&H Aries 155, P&H Aries 155 with forward fin, Kari-Tek and P&H-branded Flat Earth Code Zero 0.8 m2 kayak sail comparison.


OP#45

Patagonia: In search of the Hidden Glaciers / The Mull of Kintyre to the Clyde: part two Cara and Gigha / Seasonal Delights: Sea Anemones / Flowers of the deep / Bushcraft: Introduction to tracking wildlife / Ten Ways to Challenge your Kayaking Comfort Zone / Epic Paddles Series: Mendocino / Courage in Navigation / Greenland Paddler: The Tuilik Challenge / ISKGA Profile: Nick Arding / Sea Kayak Kaizen: Quick Draw Paddle Park / ISKGA: Leadership for sea kayak guides / Shop Talk: God Tur. Reviewed:Kokatat Gore-Tex Expedition Dry Suit, extended test, Kayaking the Aleutians by Justine Curgenven, Kokatat Hydrus 3L Stoke Dry Top, Kokatat Hydrus 3L Whirlpool Bib, Kokatat Woolcore long-sleeve top and Woolcore pants.


OP#44

Content in this issue includes: PADDLEexpo ‘Most Wanted’ / The Mull of Kintyre to the Clyde Part 1: Campbeltown to Cara / Seasonal Delights: Backyard paddle / Bushcraft: Finding and purifying water / Skye VI: MacLeod’s Maidens to Loch Pooltiel / Sea Kayak Kaizen / Navigation VI: Aiming off / Fishing from a sea kayak part 3: Preparing and cooking your catch / Seamanship: Seat of the pants navigation and weather / Shop talk: AS Watersports. Reviewed: Nikon AW1, VE Explorer Aircore Pro Carbon paddle, P&H Aries 155: Long term test and comparative review.


OP#43

Content in this issue includes: “It’s too early in the year!” A winter trip to the Small Isles Part 2 / Eden to Currarong / Seasonal delights: Autumn’s nuts and bolts / Bushcraft: Shelter / The Isle of Skye Part 5: Loch Bracadale / Paddling by the seat of your pants / Islands Apart / Navigation 5: Fixes and triangulation / Five Years in a Valley Nordkapp / Fishing from a Sea Kayak Part Two: On the water (how to catch fish) / Greenland Paddler / Greenland bound: A paddler’s pilgrimage / Outfitting your Sea kayak / Contact towing. Reviewed: Zegul Arrow Play MV / Getaways.


OP#42

Content in this issue includes: 360˚ / What’s on / Circumnavigating the Symposium Circuit / Paddling au naturel II / It’s too early in the year! A winter trip to the Small Isles  / Beating the bounce / Seasonal Delights – Rock pools / Bushcraft 2 – Wild Cooking / Skye IV: Rubh’ an Dùnain to Carbost / Navigation IV – Ranges and Lines of Positions / Paddling blindfolded / Fishing From a Sea Kayak – Assembling your kit for fishing / Greenland Paddler – the eternal quest for the perfect paddle / Seamanship – Tidal Waters  – races and over falls / Getaways / Reviews Dagger Stratos, Peak Tourlite Short-Sleeved Cag and SeaSpecs.


OP#41

Content in this issue includes: 360˚ / What’s on / Ardtoe to Shoe Bay, Eilean Shona / Buying Your First Sea Kayak 2: Features, Fixtures and Fittings / Seasonal delights: Seeing Stars / Bushcraft 1: Fire / Leadership / Navigation 3: How to read a chart / Building au naturel / Shrike – Shrike Too: lightweight sea kayaks for home construction / Getaways / Reviewed: Perception Expression 15, Nookie Pathfinder II, Nookie Explorer II and Peak UK Adventure Vest and Explorer Zip PFDs.


OP#40

Content in this issue includes: 360˚ / Wilderness lost and found in the Sound of Arisaig / Kayaking Michipicoten Island: Lake Superior’s Mystic Island of Failure / Vancouver Island Part II – Raptures of the North / Vancouver Island Part Getaways / Classic UK Paddling Destinations – Skye 3 / Current Concepts: Leadership / Navigation II: How to Use a Compass / Buying Your First Sea Kayak: Second-hand Kayaks / Greenland Paddler: Greenland kayak rolling: fad or functional? / Sea Crossings / ISKGA / Peak UK Explorer One Piece Review  / Gearlab Kuroshio Greenland Paddle Review / Getaways.


OP#39

Content in this issue includes: 360˚ / Symposium round up / Grand Stories by Sea Kayak / Winter Destinations – Costa Brava 2 / Seasonal Delights – Humpback Island 1 / Vancouver Island Getaways / How well do you know your kayak? / Navigation 1 / The Isle of Skye II / Seamanship 1 / Greenland Paddler / PADDLEexpo Most Wanted / ISKGA Profile – Stephen Fuller / Reviewed: Zegul Searocket / Peak UK kit / Celtic Paddles Pro Sea Range / WindPaddle Adventure Sail.


OP#38

Content in this issue includes: 360˚/ Touring West Coast USA like a Rock Star! / Most Wanted: Rock-hopping / Getaways Special: Rock-hopping / Greenland Paddler: Learning to balance and float / Classic UK Paddling Destinations: Skye part 1 / Iconic Paddles 2: Sydney Harbour / Photo Tips: Nailing the Focus / Technique: Foundations / Winter Destinations 1: The Costa Brava / Current Concepts 2: Kayak Handling / Life on the Edge: Knowing your Group / Getaways / ISKGA Guide Profile / Reviewed: Kayalu Power Suction Mount with Toughbar / Reviewed: P&H Hammer / Reviewed: Malin Gometra / Reviewed: Sea Kayak with Gordon Brown vol.3.


OP#37

Content in this issue includes: 360˚/ A winter’s Day on the North Ardnamurchan Coast / Rock Garden Safety and Rescue/ /Photo Tips: Nightscapes: Night Sky Photography for Adventurers / Interview: Cheri Perry and Turner Wilson / Current Concepts: Visualization and Present/Future Water / Paddler’s Isle of Man – A guide to this hidden gem in the Irish Sea / Iconic Paddles: San Francisco Bay / Safer Sea Kayaking: Guiding Principles / Seasonal Delights: High Summer – Joyous journeys / Seashore Foraging: The Razor’s Edge / Getaways Special: Families and Children / Most Wanted: Families and Children / Reviewed: Zegul Greenland GT / Reviewed: Tiderace Vortex.


OP#36

Content in this issue includes: Aleutians 2: Luck, Skill and Judgement / Interview: Simon Osborne / Skegs: Correct use and coping without one / 360˚/ Photo Tips: The small things in life / Seasonal Delights – summer: Island Insomnia / Classic UK Paddling Destination – Jersey / Seashore Foraging: Salad days / Reviewed: Rockpool Taran 16, This is the Sea 5 and Sea Kayak Essentials Vol. 2: Safety & Rescue Skills.


OP#35

Content in this issue includes: Lendal and Celtic Paddles update / Asinara or bust – sea kayaking Sardinia / learning your first roll – three obstacles / 360˚ / Environmental issues / Classic overseas paddling destination – the Stockholm Archipelago/ /Photo tips – setting the settings / Top 10 Seasonal Delights / Classic UK paddling destination – Cornwall part 2 / Getaways – courses, trips and expeditions / Reviewed: Long term test of the P&H Cetus MV, North Shore Ocean 17, Peak UK Explorer one-piece, Sea Kayak Rescues DVD and Howard Jeff’s ‘SKANNA’.


OP#34

Content in this issue includes: Sun, Sea and Sharks in the Bahamas / Paddling Pukaskwa / Skookumchuck – turbulent water / Crossing the line / Coaching and Leadership / 360 ̊/Environmental issues / Photo tips – using filters / Seasonal delights / Seashore foraging / Classic UK paddling destination – Northumberland and the Scottish borders / Reviewed: Long term test of the P&H Delphin, Kokatat’s 2012 expedition drysuit, Kokatat’s 2012 RoninPro BA, Rolling with sticks and the P&H skeg system mk2.


OP#33

Content in this issue includes: Aleutians 2012 Expedition / Cumberland Island / Blade Awareness / Best paddling trips for amazing wildlife / 360˚ / Photo Tips – Composition / Seasonal Delights – Autumnal Rumbles / Seashore Foraging – The proof of the pudding is in the eating / Classic UK Paddling Destination – Pembrokeshire’s Islands / Reviews: The Valley Gemini ‘Twins’, Peak UK’s Tourlite Hoodie, Palm’s Aegean and Oceana Touring cags. Don’t miss this issue’s digital only content including Kayak Rolling with Helen Wilson.


OP#32

Content in this issue includes: 360˚ / A Fyne time in Argyll, part 2: the mouth of Loch Fyne / Birding from a sea kayak / Technique: Sideways on the Move / How to get the most from your GoPro/ Seasonal Delights – High Summer / Seashore foraging / Grey seals – Make the most of your unforgettable experience / Understand, Do and Reflect / Classic UK Paddling Destination – ‘Kernow-agas-dynnergh’ – Welcome to Cornwall / Reviews: The Tahe Tandem Mini, This is the Roll, Expedition Skills and Ladies kit from Palm / Additional Digital Content Loch Fyne Gallery / Trips for Twitchers / GoPro Videos / Rolling with Helen Wilson / Getaways.


OP#31

Content in this issue includes: A Fyne time in Argyll – Part one: Upper Loch Fyne / Sex, Slugs and Rocky Pools / Are you sitting comfortably? Dynamic posture for sea kayakers / Howard Jeffs Interview / Search and rescue: Training never stops! / When the tide is out, the table is laid…! / Turning in Wind / Classic UK Paddling Destination – Pembrokeshire in association with Sea Kayak Guides / Reviews: The Tahe CoastSpirit and Rough Water Handling.


OP#30

Content in this issue includes: Port Huron to Home / Orkney: A trip to remember / Alaska Expedition tips from the field / Boat Trim: Free the kayak, feel the performance / Sea kayak sailing and safety / Close encounters… of a marine kind / Sea Survival II / Alderney – The rock in the river / Leadership essentials / Reviews: The North Shore Atlantic RM and Into the wind. Additional Digital Content Kayak rolling with Helen Wilson, Getaways and more.


OP#29

Content in this issue includes: Dream Destination 2 – St Kilda / Raja Ampat: Paddling Nirvana / Sea Survival Revisited / Rough Water Handling: The Five Essentials / Nigel Foster’s Encounters / The Dangers of sun exposure – A personal story / Stretching for sea kayaking / Crabbing from a sea kayak / Reviews: The Zegul Baidarka, The P&H Aries and Schwarzer paddles. Additional Digital Content:Raja Ampat Gallery / Getaways – Winter warmers / 4* Assessment and Kayak rolling with Helen Wilson.


OP#28

An Expedition Special.

Content in this issue includes: North Reef Expedition / Expedition Sea Kayaking by Jeff Allen / Expedition Photography / Shooting Kayakers / Expedition Dynamics / Expeditions by Nigel Foster / Sectional Kayaks / Expedition Top Tips / Leave no trace. Reviews:The SKUK Pilgrim Expedition, Sea Kayak with Gordon Brown v2, The Reed Chillcheater Pro-Instructor Dry Suit and Lendal’s Expedition paddles. Additional Digital Content: Expedition Photography examples / More Expedition Top Tips / Essential Course IV – REC Advanced First Aid / Expeditions and Courses and Helen Wilson’s Rolling Masterclass.


OP#27

Content in this issue includes: Dream Destination 1 – the Sea of Cortez / A trip of discovery to the heart of the Cuillin Mountains / Around Ireland / Going Hard – an Alpinistic approach to sea kayaking / Eila Wilkinson Interview / Preventing sea kayak injuries / Nigel Foster’s ‘Encounters’ – Newfoundland squid / Essential Course III: 4* Training / Technique – the Pop out! Reviews:The Valley Etain 17-5 and RM, Werner’s Corryvrecken and Shuna paddles. Additional Digital Content:Dream Destination and Cuillin Mountains Galleries / Kayak Rolling and Q&A with Helen Wilson / Essential Course III – Detailed course provide feedback / Valley Etain RM Gallery and Photo Gallery.


OP#26

Content in this issue includes: Kayaking Korea – Paddling with the Police and a Monk on a mission / Return to Islay / The Kingdom of Tramuntana: the North Costa Brava / Jon Turk / The Art and Science of Leadership / Essential course 2: Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning/ Kayak Design – Questions answered. Reviews: Tiderace’s Xtreme, Zegul’s 530 and Yak’s Xipe. Additional Digital Content: DW and Korea Galleries / Kayak Rolling and Q&A with Helen Wilson / Yak Xipe Gallery / Zegul 530 Gallery/ Sea Kayaking Essentials DVD Review / Anglesey Sea Kayak Symposium 2011 Photo Gallery.


OP#25

Content in this issue includes: The Solomon Islands / Retreat from Islay / Justine Curgenven Interview / Lessons Learnt / Advanced Journeying / Essential Course One – First Aid / Safety Gear – Location and Decisions / Kayak Construction 2 / Nigel Foster’s ‘Encounters’ – Grand Marais. Reviews: Valley’s Etain / The HandiKart. Additional Digital Content: Kayak rolling and Q&A with Helen Wilson / Valley Etain Gallery / mKettle Review / HandiKart Gallery.


OP#24

Content in this issue includes: Hidden jewel of Loch Creran by Dr Douglas Wilcox / A Paddling Holiday in England? Not such a Scilly Idea / Kayak Construction by Aled Williams / Marcus Demuth Interview / Welcome to the Terror Zone by Jeff Allen / Sea Kayaking Injuries by Dr Martin Lee / Nigel Foster’s ‘Encounters’ – Driftwood / Mental Aspects of Sea Kayaking by Ra’anan Dagan / Kayak rolling and Q&A with Helen Wilson. Reviews:Point 65 XP18.


OP#23

Content in this issue includes: ll a’Lorn at Sea on a Winter’s Night! / The West Fjords of Iceland / ‘Real kayaking’ in the Seychelles / Design / Nigel Foster’s ‘Encounters’ – 1666 and the Sea Hares / Night Photography / Finishing Forward, the Other Side to Rolling / Technique 1 – Edging / Technique 2 – Manoeuvring in strong wind. Reviews: Jeff Allen’s Throw Tow / The P+H Delphin / Kayak Fishing by Andy Benham.


OP#22

Content in this issue includes: Round the Mull of Kintyre, with a gargoyle and an angry man! / Disko Bay, Greenland / The Cockpit / Kayak Fishing / Kayak Rolling III / Sea Kayaking Essentials: Difficult rough water landings / Nigel Foster’s Encounters – Faroe Islands reveal a dark secret. Reviews: The Outer Hebrides – Sea kayaking around the Isles & St Kilda / Flat Earth Kayak Sails / Tahe Reval Mini / Rockpool Taran / Peak UK Topdeck.


OP#21

Content in this issue includes: Way out West: Sundown at Ardnamurchan / Southern Cyclades Paddle / Up the Downeast Coast / How is your kayak made?/ Kayak Rolling II / Sea kayaking essentials: Deep-water rescue / Nigel Foster’s Encounters. Reviews: P&H Cetus LV / Rockpool GT / Simplifying the roll by Helen Wilson / Buoyancy aid group test / Kayalu Kayalite.


OP#20

Content in this issue includes: Isla Grande Tierra Del Fuego / My Private Galapagos / Sheep to Shepherd / A Feel for the Boat: Part 3 / Kayak Rolling / Classic Irish Sea Kayak Destination – Tory Island / Nigel Foster’s Encounters – Alligators / Brian Wilson’s ‘Stern Words. Reviews: P&H Cetus LV / Tahe Marine Greenland T / Peak Kit for Ocean Paddlers.


OP#19

Content in this issue includes: Less is more on Lismore / Kayaking the 1000 islands off the Croatian coast / Weather for sea kayakers / The re-entry and roll / Classic Irish Sea Paddling / Should we go? – Planning sea kayaking expeditions for committing environments / Nigel Foster’s Encounters – Helena Star / Brian Wilson’s ‘Stern Words’. Reviews: Wilderness Systems 165 and 170 Pro / VHF radios with bluetooth / Kit from Kokatat / Paddle to Seattle DVD.


OP#18

Content in this issue includes: Notes from Fiordland diary / Circumnavigating North Scotland / Night Navigation / Wild Food for Sea Kayakers / Feel for the Boat / Nigel Foster’s Encounters – Gannets / Brian Wilson’s ‘Stern Words’. Reviews: Greenland-Style Paddles / North Shore Atlantic and Atlantic LV.


OP#17

Content in this issue includes: Seven years to Coll but it’s too late to call / Sea Kayak Scandinavia Pt. 2 – Stavangar to Havnomaden / Six months in / Medical aspects of sea kayaking / Nigel Foster’s Encounters – Polar Bears / Brian Wilson’s ‘Stern Words’. Reviews: Gath Helmets / TideRace sea kayaks / ‘Sea kayaking with Gordon Brown.


OP#16

Content in this issue includes: At the edge of the world / Sardinia / A Peerie Paddle to Papa Stour / Incident Management revisited / Going Solo / The Scottish Sea Kayak Trail / Brian Wilson’s ‘Stern Words’. Reviews: Rockpool Menai 18 / Tahe Marine Greenland.


OP#15

Content in this issue includes: Into the wilds of Patagonia / Island exile for two – return to civilization / Circumnavigation of the Falkland Islands / Return to Madagascar  / Nigel Foster’s ‘Encounters’ – Manatees / Paddling Alaska / Island escape / Brian Wilson’s ‘Stern Words’. Reviews: The Tahe Marine Reval / Mitchell Blades ‘Viper’.


OP#14

Content in this issue includes: Island Exile for Two – Open Crossing to the Danjo Islands / The Phoenician Trail Part 1 / Circumnavigating Iceland – Orcas, Black Sands and Emergency Shelters / Bear conservation and safety / Five Star Training with Gordon Brown / Expedition Essentials / Kayaks, Kings and Castles / Circumnavigating Walney Island / Sea Kayak Handling – Excerpt form Doug Cooper’s new book.


OP#13

Content in this issue includes: Narwhals and Inukshuks – a summer in Arctic Canada / Riding the Celtic Tiderace / Paddling the Cape / Alaska – did you know they eat bears? / Freya Hoffmeister – the big, bold woman in black / Rescuing sea kayaks / Lessons Learnt / Dressed to Kill / Brian Wilson’s Stern Words – Mightier than the Sword(fish). Reviews: The Perception Essence / This is the sea 4.


OP#12

Content in this issue includes: Vancouver Island Circumnavigation II; Madagascar; Ireland Circumnavigation - Misha Hoichman on his and Alon Ohad’s trip around the Emerald Isle; A guide to playing the tide races of Holy Island, Anglesey - Phil Clegg’s third and final article on playing in tide races; Lessons Learnt; Forward Paddling - The most important stroke in Sea Kayaking - Nigel Dennis shows you how; Too afraid to ask - But I thought a Transit was a van?; Reviewed - The P+H Scorpio, Jodi Bigelow’s ‘Kayaking for Fitness’, ‘Ken Whiting’s Rolling a kayak - sea kayaking’, Kokatat’s SeaO2 Buoyancy Aid, The Olympus 1030SW - the ultimate camera for sea kayakers?; Brian Wilson’s ‘Stern Words’.


Ocean Paddler #11

Content in this issue includes: Vancouver Island Circumnavigation; Palawan – Island Paradise; Sea Kayak Scandinavia II - Kristiansand to Stavangar; Viva Gigha; Technique - The High Brace; Playing in Tides; How to - Open Crossings; Reviewed - SKUK’s Romany S and Point 65N’s 5-0-5, Argonauts of the Western Isles – 2008 edition and South West Sea Kayaking – Isle of Wight to the Severn Estuary; Brian Wilson’s – Stern Words.



Ocean Paddler #02

Content in this issue includes: West Cork with Jim Kennedy; Sark - the jewel of the Channel Islands; The Island of Jura; Antarctica - no rules; Classic UK Paddling Destinations - Cadgwith Cove to Mullion Cove; Incident Management 2; Reviewed: The SKUK Explorer HV; ‘The Northern Isles’, ‘Sea Kayaking’, the Jetboil Personal Cooking System and five sea kayak trolleys; Gordon Brown's Stern Words.

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Ocean Paddler #01 

Content in this issue includes: Jeff Allen Interview; Tackling Tassie; In search of the 4000-year-old Queen of the Inch’s glass covered coffin; Lopud, Sipan and Kolocep… the Elafiti Islands; Expedition planning, Sea kayak photography; Incident Management 1; P&H Cetus review; Reviews - Aquabound’s Eagle and Manta Ray paddles with T.L.C, Palm’s Combination Ocean Exp., Alex Matthews’ ‘Sea Kayaking: Rough Waters’ and Yak’s Horizon universal 'deck. Brian Wilson’s Stern Words!