Archive for February, 2012

Review of “Sea Kayak Rescue” DVD

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

I recently purchased the DVD, Sea Kayak Rescues by Leon Somme and Shawna Franklin.  Somme and Franklin, owners of Body, Boat, Blade, are both excellent kayakers and instructors and I expected a DVD on rescues from them to be a great addition to my video library.  Unfortunately, I was sadly disappointed when I watched the […]

Reminiscing “Old School”

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

As I was doing a bit of tidying up in my office, I came across a stack of books that in paddle sports would be considered “ancient history”.  They are my collection of instructional paddling books published before 1980.  I have them listed below. My “Old School” Collection of Paddle Sport Books The All-Purpose Guide […]

Farewell to a Wave Warrior

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

I was stunned last evening to see a message that extreme sea kayaker, Eric Soares passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 1, 2012,.  He was only 58 years old. For those of you who may be relatively new to paddle sports or are not familiar with sea kayaking in particular, Eric Soares was […]

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