Articles & Expeditions

Future Plans

Future Plans

FUTURE PLANS THE CONTINGENCY I wish you all the best of luck during 2020. Covid19 has been devastating for our health and economy. Right now our lifestyles are at risk and most of our plans have gone down the drain. I am working on my project: Ocean City Sea Kayaking...

Fast Sea Kayak

Fast Sea Kayak

FSK (Fast Sea Kayak) 'To FSK Or Not To FSK' This is the original article which featured in the Ocean Paddler Magazine. Boat of choice: Valley Rapier, SKUK Quantum, Rockpool Taran, Kirton INUK Paddles of choice: Streamlyte Glide (Wing) Favourite areas - South West...

The Big 3

The Big 3

The BIG3 Sea Kayak Challenge South West UKOn a summers day a few years ago I was sitting in the van after a surf at Sennen and looking out to sea, I love surfing a board and I had caught a few waves but I sat there thinking. A bit of a challenge and an extended...

Roof of Britian

Roof of Britian

Dates: 4th August 2018 to 23rd August 2018 Location: Fort William to Fort William, Scotland Total Miles completed: 620 Total islands Landed: 12 Number of open water crossings above 5 Nautical miles: 8 Total number of rest days: 2 Paddlers: Tom Thorpe Boat: SKUK...

Ireland

Ireland

EMERALD COLOUR WATERA circumnavigation of Ireland. By Tom Thorpe. This article appeared over two issues of the Paddler Mag. Paddler Ezine. Date of completion: August 2019 Paddler: Tom Thorpe is a teacher and semi professional sea kayaker based in Devon and Cornwall....