Interviews with the world’s most interesting sea kayakers

Outstanding things

An eclectic page with some of the best and most useful podcasts including video podcasts



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Search for the Finmen

Norman Rogers - the intriguing mystery of a community of 'Finmen' living off a remote Scottish island. Buy book.

How to Pick a Paddle

Danny Mongno - how to choose the right paddle for you.

Forward Paddling

Jim Kennedy & Shaun Caven - the experts improve your stroke.

5 Star Award

Doug Cooper - what it takes to achieve the BCU 5-star award.

Coaching manual



Douglas Wilcox - the best sea kayak snapper out there reveals his secrets.

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Justine Curgenven - an early interview with the woman who defined a genre of sports DVD.

Make a Folding Kayak

Tom Love & Dave Robertson - how to make a boat you put in a bag.


Bob Campbell - former PR at P&H Sea Kayaks on sponsoring expeditions.

Coastguard Questions

Bill Speirs - all the answers to the questions you wanted to ask the coastguard (before Clyde closed).


Helen Wilson - improve your roll, Greenland or Euro-blade style.


Traditional Kayaks 1

Anders Thygesen - visitng kayak builder explains some of his technique.

Cedar Strip

Mike Bell - building cedar strip sea kayaks.

Traditional Kayaks 2

Bill Samson - traditional kayak builder extraordinaire.

Traditional Kayaks 3

Sean Gallagher - a traditional kayak builder from Alaska.

Hydro Skeg  

Geoff Turner - the Kari-tek hydro skeg and rudder explained by the man who devised them.

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