Archive for January, 2012

USK Greenland Rolling DVD – Part 2

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

I just finished watching the second volume of the University of Sea Kayaking (USK) DVD set, “Greenland Rolling with Maligiaq & Dubside”.  It covers 21 of the 35 rolls/skills included in the 2011 Greenlandic National Kayaking Championships.  Most of what I had to say in reviewing the first volume of this 2-DVD set would also […]

What to do at the pool

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Often, there is the perception that open pool sessions are really only for the more skilled kayaker who wants to practice rolling over the winter, or perhaps wants to learn how to roll. While pool sessions are very useful for those two goals, beginning paddlers should also take advantage of pool practice over the winter.  […]

Building Kayak Racks

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

I just finished building some racks to hold kayaks in my new garage.  This is a simple project that requires very little in the way of tools, minimal carpentry skills, and about $30-$35 worth of materials.   I was able to complete the project on a Saturday morning – less time than it took me […]

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