Monthly Archives: April 2012

After the paddle from James Island to Dog Island in the early hours of this morning, which I found to be the hardest stretch so far (to the extent that I almost cried during it!), we got to go back … Continue reading

We finished last night’s late night session with our alarms set for 4am, giving us enough time to wake up and take some food in ready for the tide at 5am. Unfortunately our limited sleep was cut short when we … Continue reading

So last night, after our relaxation period in the sun, we hopped back in the kayak for a dusk paddle to ensure that we reached Elephant Island and brought our day total up to 55.6km. As with the last couple … Continue reading

We did an evening stint last night and did a further 13km taking our total yesterday to 51.5km. There was a strong wind and the waves were up but the tide was flowing strong. We hit our fastest speeds yet. … Continue reading

This morning started as most have so far, wake up with the sunrise and wait for slack tide to get going. That came at around 9am and in our first paddle we managed just over 20km in 2hr15mins! We could … Continue reading

We decided to do a night stint last might to make up some ground as the conditions were perfect. There was no wind and the water was like glass, a welcome change from recent choppy water. We got dangerously close … Continue reading

This morning we were up by 7am rested and ready to leave as soon as the tide started to turn in our favour. ————————– After a Tiger Fish dinner and an omelette breakfast we were sure that it would be … Continue reading

We hit the water at 9am and completed 45km in just under 6 hours. First stop was Basse to get fuel and supplies. Due to the tide we are still kayaking through the hottest part of the day but it … Continue reading