All posts tagged kayaking

Skin On Frame Build – Greenland Kayak Project


Went shopping in Ann Arbor Michigan on Sunday for wood for the Masik – the beam in front of the paddler. This can be made out of many types of woods, it is a curved piece.

Greenland Skin On Frame Kayak Building 4


This session we were ripping the 19-20 foot cedar boards in half for the gunwales, ending up about two and 3/4 inches wide. Then the next step was marking the boards transferring the “story board” markings to the gunwales. The step after that was to mark the rib locations for the mortising.

The Recession Is Over!


Holidays over and 2011 is going to be a busy year.

Kayak Entry and Exit From Shore


Enter and Exit a Kayak from shore without getting wet. This is useful for cold weather paddling.

Huron River Kayaking


The Huron River is a great resource for Southeast Michigan for kayaking

Great Lakes Paddlers Fall Paddle Part 2 Lt Portage to Zukey Lake


This video shows getting to Zukey Lake Tavern, inside the Tavern, playing in the mud getting in and out.  Some horses visited us from Brighton Mi Stables.  Good time had by all.  Picked up a nice Kayak couple who caught up with the group at the Tavern. Sunny day, warm for October, colors were good, […]

Fall Kayaking


I admit it, I love summer, it is my favorite season.  As long as I am near water it can be hot and humid.  I even do well in Arizona out in 115 degree heat, of course the sun is out there.  A Northern Michigan summer is fantastic. Now having said all that I know […]

A Progressive Sport


Kayaking is a sport you can grow with, meet new friends, go to beautiful places, gets you outside and gets you in shape. The sport can be fun at any skill level.

Fair Weather Boaters


I am out on the lake as much as possible, either in my kayak or my 30 HP Craig Cat  power boat (after kayaking). The amount of people on the water is directly linked to sun and temperature, an increase in either brings an increase in traffic. This also applies to kayakers. I have had […]

Close Encountrer Of the Bird Kind


Video