Sunny morning surf

Just a couple of quick snaps from a fabulously mild and sunny morning kayak-surf session and catch up with friends one day last week… Self-employment is full of uncertainty, hard work and, at times, soul searching.. but there are pay-offs.. and it’s important for one’s sanity to escape from time to… more »

A Small Wave

Hmmm, a month since last being inspired to write anything at all. It was a weird month… bit off-colour such I couldn’t, still can’t, ride more than a few km, or paddle a kayak much.. and as you would expect I’m a bloody terrible patient so keep trying to do too… more »

Winter Sunday Surf

The last few days we’ve been watching the weather and surf forecast develop with anticipation as Storm Imogen developed in the Atlantic.. thinking “nah, it’s bound to change..” as the forecast predicted winds in the  Beaufort 11-12 range, gusting to 160km/hr..  and surf of up to 12m (40ft). The forecast… more »

a new Boost.. amongst other things

Back around Christmas time I ordered a new surf boat from Malcolm at Mega Kayaks. Same hull design as my then current boat – a Boost – but rather than the single-skin carbon kevlar construction of that boat I wanted Malcolm’s top end carbon/foam sandwich vacuum-bagged construction. Not so much for… more »