Conquering Personal goals in Raja Ampat

Kayak, Raja Ampat, Sea Kayaking, Snorkelling

Conquering Personal goals in Raja Ampat

In September 2016 our daughter Emma aged 33 had a stroke. She was left with right sided paralysis and aphasia, a language disability that affects her ability to read, write and speak. With amazing help from speech therapists and physiotherapists and a lot of determination and hard work, she has regained her ability to walk and communicate however neither to her pre-stroke levels. Emma’s Dad John, and I have done several trips with Expedition Engineering . . .

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 . . .