Taran was back after his couple of months touring the UK so we arranged to go for a paddle today. Big swells, big tides and big winds. We were hoping for a bit of rough water between the Knap Barry and Penarth.We set off a couple of hours before low water against the tide but with a strong wind at our backs.
Sunday, 27 November 2011
Saturday, 26 November 2011
Back in the pool to practice my rolling and try out my new Norsaq rolling stick.
Wednesday, 9 November 2011
Last year I did a post to celebrate my first year of paddling. This post will carry on from that as a round up of my second year on the sea. Carrying on from September of last year after my trip to Skye I took Taran out to Steep Holm for his first visit. Following on from that was a string of solo paddles...
Into June and the supposed Summer the winds pick up. Me and Taran get stuck in a squall off Sully Island. I make a solo trip up to Barry and have a couple of proctice sessions at the Bay wating for the wind to calm down.
A new boat, a new build, new friends, mishaps and adventures. Not much in the way of new paddles or anything that I had hoped/planned for. A lot was put on hold and still is while I get this boat built, the weather wasn't great and accidents happened. Hopefully I should get the boat on the water before the spring and focus on getting some great paddles in. I hope to see some of you out there and here's to another year on the sea.