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Thailand, Chon Buri to Rayong

Having flown back to Bangkok and taken a couple of days off, I arranged a drop off in Tourist Van at Chon Buri to start my next paddle I was dropped off late afternoon Bang Saen, it was still very … Continue reading

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Broken Mast on Flat Earth Sail

With the wind a little high for a paddle on the coast, I decided to get the sail out on the local river where it opens up to a good sized lake.I set the Sail up on my viking, and … Continue reading

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Krabi to Phuket THAILAND

Thailand is a remarkable destination for kayakers, the obvious sunshine and warm waters look wonderful, the tropic islands with coconut trees look idyllic, then add some amazing culture and delicious food, compared with the February weather in France and I … Continue reading

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A Historical tour of the Golfe du Morbihan

This trip takes place around the Western reaches of the Golfe.    Brittany in general is well known for it’s Megaliths Cromlechs and Burial Mounds, and the Morbihan department has many,  then include a low spring tide into the mix … Continue reading

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Sené to Bilouris Golfe du Morbihan

Most of my paddles on the Golfe are circular routes making use of the high or low tide to take a short break. During the summer months with long periods of high pressure its not too difficult to find a … Continue reading

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Kayaking regulations updated

On the 1st May 2015 amendments were made to the French regulations governing Kayaking on the sea There is not a huge amount of difference, and in part makes things a little clearer for visitors coming to France sea paddling. … Continue reading

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Une nuit aux Glénan

Mardi 30 août, marée haute à 4h13 à Concarneau. Pour rejoindre les Glénan depuis la Pointe de Mousterlin, l’idéal serait de partir à 5h30 mais comme la navigation de nuit est interdite aux kayaks en France, on partira à 6h45. … Continue reading

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Une nuit à Chausey.

Pour la préparation, nous nous sommes reportés à l’atlas des courants de marées du SHOM qui utilise Saint-Malo comme port de référence donc les heures de marée indiquées ci-dessous sont les heures de marée de St-Malo. Nous embarquons à la … Continue reading

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Île Houat

The chart section above covers the Bay of Quiberon, it is without doubt one of the best places in Europe to paddle.  The islands demand a visit, and without doubt will remain an unforgettable experience. At this time of year … Continue reading

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Ile Dumet

Despite the heavy frosts, the last few days has seen the sun warm up the air to close on two figures  making an afternoon trip particularly appealing.  Ile Dumet lies in the Bay of Quiberon some 4 miles off the … Continue reading

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