A Kayak Adventure in the Marquesas

Diving, Hiking, Kayak, Sailing

A Kayak Adventure in the Marquesas

I am sure you have all been sitting on the edge of your seats for the last several weeks, awaiting this blog about the actual kayak adventure in the Marquesas. As you know, the first post was about the challenges of getting this trip off the ground. This post is about our incredible adventure as we kayaked, hiked, dove and sailed around the Islands.  Our first adventure of the trip was a hike to a . . .

Sea Kayaking, Hiking, Sailing, Uncategorised

Iceland to Greenland Kayak and Sail Adventure

Sailing from Iceland Our Iceland to Greenland cruise began in Isafjordur, a small town of a couple of thousand Icelanders nestled in the West fjords. Our “crew” of paddlers and sailors, hailed from all corners of the world – Finland, Iceland, Australia the UK and the USA.  After a quick kayak fit-out and gear allocation we set off to a nearby fjord for our first night aboard. Taking advantage of the long summer days and . . .

Sea Kayaking, Sailing

Inaugural Baffin Island kayak trip

Ilulissat in West Greenland put on quite a show for our arrival. Dead calm seas and blue skies, what better way to start an Arctic expedition.  With much anticipation and excitement we loaded the final supplies aboard our 60 foot sailboat, made sure the water and diesel was topped up and cast off the lines. Ilulissat is the self proclaimed Iceberg capital of the world and it’s easy to see why. Billions of tons of . . .