Around Wales in 15 Days

by John Willacy The circumnavigation of Wales is an interesting paddling adventure. It brings more to the expedition table: coastline, canals and rivers. There’s even a tidal bore – if you get your timing right. It’s at times like these that my mind wanders. Just now I’m pondering the significance of my 25m swimming badge.  Ahead lie …

Video – The Bore 10.1 – Part 2

Part two of the Dee Bore run on the 10.1 m tide. Dee Bore 10.1 – Part 2 The saga continues. A little more paddling on this one though following a blowout after Saltney. A 'turned-the-wrong-way-you-muppet' moment. 由 Performance Sea Kayak 发布于 2019年10月5日周六

Video – Snowdonia Surf

Snowdonia Rapid can be a bit reluctant to show its hand at times, but some days the mask slips a little. Snowdonia Surf Snowdonia Surf.Snowdonia Rapid can be a bit reluctant to show its hand at times, but some days the mask slips a little. 由 Performance Sea Kayak 发布于 2019年9月29日周日

Video – Not Convinced

A downwind paddle from Moel y Don to Menai Bridge on a rather breezy day. Not Convinced Moel y don once again. Here's the video of the gusty downwind paddle to Menai Bridge. 45 mph winds at Valley. A quite exciting paddle.(Needs sound!) 由 Performance Sea Kayak 发布于 2020年1月14日周二

The Rockpool Taran – The first 10 years
Part 2: From Niche to Everyday

by John Willacy – As the Taran moved into production in 2010 it now had to give a return on the investment made by Rockpool. The boat needed to be publicised. First Outings The inaugural Oban Sea Kayak Race was a good opportunity, so Pascale and myself took the first two production boats to Oban. The …

Record Frustration

By John Willacy – As sea kayakers we are all too aware that the weather can spoil our fun at times. Weekends are frustrated and plans spoilt. The weather often has the last laugh, leaving frustration and disappointment in its wake, while the world moves on. As we enter the world of Performance Sea Paddling …

Video – Snowdonia Surf

A look at Snowdonia Rapid in the Swellies on a 10.0m tide. Snowdonia Surf Snowdonia Surf.Snowdonia Rapid can be a bit reluctant to show its hand at times, but some days the mask slips a little. Posted by Performance Sea Kayak on Sunday, September 29, 2019