by John Willacy Penrhyn Mawr is a tide race on the W coast of the Isle of Anglesey*, UK. The flooding tide, a rocky headland and a number of shallow reefs work together to form the often impressive tide race. It is a popular moving-water paddling spot in the UK sea kayaking scene. Here I …
Watching the water run across the sandbanks and shallows in the final stages of the Ribble Bore. Paddling the Rockpool Taran 16. YouTube:
A short snippet from a play in Puffin Sound. Paddling with Mirco. YouTube: Facebook:
Here we go for a paddle to Puffin Island, Anglesey to see the seals. They seem to take an interest in the Taran’s rudder. YouTube: Facebook:
A little more testing of the new GT2 prototype. Here’s a brief look at how it went. On this paddle it was time to try the rudder fit on a downwind paddle, along with the new plate footrest system. Menai Straits from the Sea Zoo – wind 33 mph SW @ Valley. Wind with tide …
A close encounter with ‘Lucy the seal’ at Puffin Island
My first Irish Sea Crossing, paddled in 2007. In the days before the prevalence of drones, the video taken by the RAF Sea King helicopter gave an unusual perspective.
Rockpool Taran surf sess on Swelly Rock on a 10.0m tide