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Superior GP-Paddle with “Lendal inside”

I was happy to meet Mark and Celeste Rodgers from Superior Kayaks at Canoecopia for the first time, as they were already generously providing me via web with their new carbon fibre split Greenland paddle. This will make my travels a lot more fun in future, as I loved this paddle ever since as a […]
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Canoecopia

…yes, I’m late again posting about Canoecopia, but sometimes there are things at home I need to work on first and which bring the money in…although I promise this was *tough* work, too, but still very pleasant… 7 hrs jetlag and 4 nights with very few sleep and talking all day long, this is how […]
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Picking up my brandnew NDK Explorer

The last treat of our UK-trip was to pick up my brandnew, sparkling “S”Explorer 2, which Nigel was so kind to replace against my old loved one. Thanks very much for that! The new one has 4 nicely recessed clamps, no bolts any more through the bulkheads. Looks like a great job! I didn’t post […]
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Rockpool

A quick stop at the Rockpool factory, home of my sparkling black glitter Alaw Bach. Mike is doing well, dived deep into working on his great kayaks. But – he was well worth to be the first lucky guy to see at least a part (actually, only the jacket and a top…) of my new […]
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Llanberies/ North Wales

Nick Cunliff and Jeff Allan taking a good sniff on my trolley… Next stop before Anglesey: A quick visit in Llanberis at Nick Cunliff’s surf lines shop, good to see that ol’ guy again after the Falls of Lora trip 🙂 – and just in case you might miss a proper paddling picture here: He’s […]
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getting my special Reed dress finished…

The master of art himself is ironing on his logo to my dress A range of lovely women is busy at his factory, sewing the popular Reed’s gear. Here, my new dress is getting the typical waterproof seem tape (a very important detail for surviving in the pool :-)) ) Everything well done, Chris? Greg […]
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New Superior Kayaks Two Pieces Carbon Greenland Paddle

Travelling and transporting (spare) Greenland paddles will be a lot easier now! I’ve got the news from Celeste Rodgers from Superior Kayaks that they have now designed a two piece Crabon Greenland paddle. She put a press release on their website, but no proper picture yet. She told me it will be looking outside like […]
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Canoecopia After-Show Pool Session

I’m glad to announce that with the great help of Derrick Mayoleth Greg Stamer and I will be able to hold a Greenlandic strokes and rolling session at the Baraboo Pool in Wisconsin/ USA. It’s a short 40 min drive from Canoecopia in Madison, so the session will start at 6pm after the show is […]
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getting divorced…

You experienced that on your own. Or you know some couples amongst your friends who went through it. It’s hard to realize, but it’s normal in these days. Nothing lasts for ever, although we all hope it will, whatever we’re getting started.If the divorce is happening to your parents, or to one of your closest […]
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2nd Int. Sea Kayaking Symposium in Llanca/ Spain

Time is coming soon! One next big event for me after Canoecopia will be the huge 2nd international Sea Kayak Symposium in Spain (about 250 participants), which is already planned for long. people will stay on a campground which is not open for public yet, so a whole “kayaking village” will occur at the beautiful […]
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