Category: Surf Ski, Kayaking and Canoeing

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Surf Ski Contrasts

Yesterday’s surf ski was almost like summer. Calm waters, sunny skies and a nice paddle into the estuary, up past Aberdyfi and then back again. Despite th fact that it was a post-work evening session, it was warm enough for shorts and ”T’-shirt for the first time this year. It looked as though summer was...

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Non-Stop Sunday

Phew, that was a busy day even by my standards. Saturday was pretty busy as it goes with various garden carpentry repairs but I did get to chill with a nice big curry in the evening. Surf Ski Session Sunday started early with a Surf Ski session from Ynyslas to Borth. It was a lovely...

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The January Doldrums

I’ve been trying to think of things to add to the blog over the past week or so, but we just haven’t been up to much really. I guess it’s just the January Doldrums. It’s cold, it’s wet, it’s miserable and more often than not it’s dark outside. We’re back at work, Christmas seems as...

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A TrainerRoad Quadrathlon Training Plan

With 2019 well under way and a lot of Christmas excess to shed I decided it was time for a new training plan. To be fair, some of the loss of fitness over Christmas was due to being ill for a few weeks, and over-indulging didn’t help matters. The timing was OK though. I may...

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Nice Long Waves

I was half planning on going to Colwyn Bay today to take part in the North Wales Surf Ski Series Time Trial. It’s quite a drive and I can’t really afford the diesel so instead I stayed at home and caught some nice long rides here. It has to be said when given these options:...

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New Years Day Paddle 2019

It would have been rude not to get in the sea on New years Day so I headed over for a nice surf ski paddle after breakfast. There were some decent waves off the beach, confused chop in the mouth of the estuary and super smooth waters in the estuary channels. A bit of everything...

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Paddling out 2018

With the year 2018 drawing to a close there was just enough time for a bit more surf ski paddling. Sunday was an exploratory trip from Abersoch to Pwllheli. News Years Eve and I was back on home waters in the waves at Ynyslas. Abersoch to Pwllheli This looked like a good route for a...

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