Lofoten

Midnight mountains and tide races: Exploring the Lofoten Archipelago.

NordKapp

Rounding Nordkapp by kayak.

By Way of the Wind

A Kayak expedition in Patagonia Part II. Turning south into the heart of the wild.

Paddles, Penguins and Parrots

A Kayak expedition in Patagonia Part I. Setting out to South America’s largest glacier.

Pushed

What it takes to kayak guide in one of the worlds harshest places. The differences between personal and professional paddling.

Searching for Ice

Two guides, one glacier, no spraydecks. An expedition to kayak the edge of the ice sheet.

Ultima Esperanza

Going Solo in the Patagonian frontier by kayak in an attempt to paddled a lake unknown to be paddled before.

Tide Time

A kayak circumnavigation of Handa Island and journey into Loch Laxford on the whim of the weather.

Paddles in Patagonia

Learning to live and work as an expedition kayak guide in Chilean Patagonia.

The Moray Coast

Sponsored by Jane Fanshawe Behind the flapping door of my tent I lay in a flickering dance of light.  I watched the surf rolling rhythmically under the morning sun to the sands of Shandwick bay.  Joggers cast puffs… Read More

Helmsdale to Balintore

The transition from home comfort to the cold confines of the kayak was a difficult step. Cast from the warmth of a train carriage I staggered laden with dry bags into a stiff northern wind. In the two… Read More

John O’Groats to Helmsdale

John O’Groats to Helmsdale Kindly Sponsored by James & Anita Copestake  Clean and dry I sat in the harbour to watch a father and son fishing for their tea. Both clad in tattered blue boiler suits flecked in… Read More