September 20, 2013 in At the Helm
By Cruising World’s Eleanor Lawson
Entering Essaouira is not for the faint-hearted or deep-keeled.
The channel is tiny and shallow but luckily well-described by the pilot book. As Essaouira is an active commercial fishing port, the only place for a sailboat is to tie up alongside the 30-foot Essaouira Sailing Tour boat, run by a very nice guy named Saeed and his English-speaking sidekick Omar. The wind rips inside the breakwater but the harbor is very protected. Read the rest of this entry →
June 24, 2013 in At the Helm
By Drew Gregory
Exploring new areas of the planet, kayak fishing in their wild waters and catching wild fish is what I live for! So, I decided to go as far west as I could to take a kayak fishing tour of California – from Nor Cal to So Cal. In this blog report I’ll cover some of my amazing experiences in the remote wilderness in the “lost coast” of northern California.
I flew into San Francisco with fellow Jackson Kayak team member Jameson Redding. We immediately met up with Dan Arbuckle of Headwaters Kayak (Lodi, CA) and drove north four hours to the “lost coast.” When Dan told me about this place I instantly fell in love with the idea of going to some remote place that had no cell service and was called, aptly, “lost coast.” That’s the entire idea behind kayak fishing in my opinion – to get lost. Get away from society and all the stresses of everyday life, just get lost no matter where you’re on the water. I can get lost in the middle of a city so long as I’m in that river canopy where nothing else seems to matter. Read the rest of this entry →
April 11, 2013 in At the Helm
Sending it on a fun ledge.
“Those few who can successfully negotiate the whitewater in the Middle Fork Feather Gorge will share the wilderness adventure of a lifetime.” James Cassidy, California Whitewater, 3rd ed. Read the rest of this entry →