Tag Archives: Ocean Kayak

Sun Lakes VanSlam

We’re headed off again for a few days of camping and kayaking in the eastern Washington high desert area know as Sun Lakes.  Blue Lake to be exact.  Richie and his family have been visiting Laurent’s Sun Village Resort every … Continue reading

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Deadman’s Slough

Finally we had a day where the marine layer of freezing fog took pity on me and decided to fade away in mid-morning.  Perfect timing because Travis, Booker and I were going paddling.  I picked up the boys and we … Continue reading

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Winter Kayaking on Jetty Island

It was about 37 degrees, the sky was a slate grey color, and there was a thick marine layer of fog right on the deck… Yep, that sounds like kayak season to me. Bundled up in fleece and waterproofs I … Continue reading

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Bobbing For Grey Whales

A couple of days ago I read a report advising that the migrating grey whales that visit Port Gardner Bay every spring were back in town.  So I hatched a plan to paddle out and visit with them for a … Continue reading

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Chuckanut S-24-O

Ok first off let’s get this concept of S-24-O out of the way.  S-24-O is an acronym referring to a Sub- 24 hour- Overnight.  I think it was first “coined” by Grant Petersen in Adventure Cyclist magazine as a concept … Continue reading

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Still A “Wild” River

There was a time when the lower reaches of the Snohomish River was the bustling hub of industry, commerce, transportation, and manufacturing in the Everett region.  Back 150 years ago there were few roads, and those that were around were fairly … Continue reading

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Messing About In Boats

“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” ― Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows Truer words were never spoken.  I’ve always enjoyed that quote, although … Continue reading

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The Cormorants

I was out on my kayak yesterday for a little voyage from Ebey’s Landing Waterfront Park in Marysville, down to 10th Street Marina in Everett.  Susan dropped me off at about 1100 and I intended to catch the last of … Continue reading

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