Category Archives: Kayaking

Peanut Island Tour On a Very Small Kayak

Peanut Island Tour On a Very Small Kayak

Sparky goes in to Peanut Island every day for his walks and we have hiked the trail around the entire island many times. After about 2 months I figured I was long overdue to finally do a Peanut Island tour from the water. It was blowing pretty hard the other day, but I figured once… Read More

Best Sit On Kayaks – My Top Picks

Best Sit On Kayaks – My Top Picks

BIC Sport Trinidad Deluxe The BIC Sport Trinidad Deluxe is one of the lightest tandem kayaks on the market thanks to BIC Sport’s Twin-Sheet thermoforming process, which produces a much lighter kayak than the rotomolding used by most manufacturers. It’s also a very stable kayak due to BIC’s Tri Hull Design, which features a deep… Read More

Using A Kayak As A Dinghy

Using A Kayak As A Dinghy

The topic of using a kayak as a dinghy is one that comes up from time to time on some of the boat forums. The usual answers are “No Way” from your typical cruiser with an inflatable with 9.9 HP or larger outboard. And “Hell Yeah” from minimalists like Cowboy Bob. The right answer is… Read More

Kayaking The Florida Keys – Our Favorite Spots

Kayaking The Florida Keys – Our Favorite Spots

Why am I writing a post about kayaking the Florida Keys now that we’re no longer there? I guess I’ve been feeling a little uninspired lately with some of the problems we’ve been having. Besides our engine dying, the house batteries on the boat are pretty much shot. Those are the big batteries that power… Read More