mirror paddling


snow paddling

One good dump is enough to make a season! The video can be found here.  

autumn paddling 2013

A sunny surprise week in autumn. See here.

gale force

Gale force winds round the island? Why not paddle? See the footage here.

round bowen challenge

A long way round … but with keen-eyed supporters and a happy flag, … we sailed in to a top-ten finish. Hooray!  

spring paddling 2013

One of the challenges of attaching a GoPro camera is that it is … attached. So, a whole lot of orange nose in each of these pics. To see the orange nose submerged but in action, see this clip on vimeo (and this one)  

kommetjie, just another day

      photo credits: se7en

winter paddling


wave-riding tofino


ocean autumn


the wanderer

An old classic quote by Sterling Hayden from his book Wanderer: “To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life, must rest on a firm foundation of financial unrest. Otherwise, you are doomed to a routine traverse, the kind known to yachtsmen who play with their boats at sea … ‘cruising’ it is called. Voyaging […]

anvil island adventure

Anvil Island is the studded gem of the Howe Sound. From the granite spire of Leading Peak (at 754m), you are treated to a superb 360 degree vista, leading your eye all the way from the Georgia Straight through the Sound right up the Squamish valley to towering Mt Garibaldi behind. From Snug Cove on Bowen […]

a season of paddling …


finisterre island

Howe Sound in May. No sign of Spring.   At the end of the earth (Finisterre Island) with Brian, a good day out!   Photos: Brian Williams