It seems more people are figuring out that traditional designs are more enduring than the modern trend of making everything electronic and disposable. We’ve been partnering with Filson to bring traditional kayaks to outdoorspeople that care about the process of making things. We spent a week in the San Juan Islands with Filson, building kayaks and […]
Building kayaks in Feb 2017 at the ancient fortress on the island of Suomenlinna guarding the entrance to Helsinki, Finland. Build a kayak in less than one minute!
Exploring windswept beaches, unspoiled woods and imposing rocks and discovering rare wildlife and the unique heritage of the Inuit and Aleut people, this episode of Stories by Parajumpers is dedicated to Kiliii Yuan, the founder and owner of Seawolf Kayak, a company that started as a survival school for ancient skills and that celebrates the […]
Choosing the right wood for your kayak or paddle is the single most important factor of the durability of your boat. Kiliii explains the mysteries of wood grain and what to watch out for. Hi folks, this is Kiliii Yuyan from Seawolf Kayak. Let’s talk today about choosing the right kind of wood to make a good […]
Our workshops attract participants from all walks of life: enthusiastic woodworkers, semi-pro sea kayakers, traditionalists, and everything in between. Or sometimes, none of the above. Sometimes, people just need to get out from behind their desk, pick up a chisel, and get crafty. Last April, our friend Barney, over at the camera review site DPReview.com, got it […]
Hey folks! Back in July Land Rover asked me to guide and film a trip in the San Juan islands, exploring the bioluminescence in the nighttime waters there. It was an amazing time, and I made some great friends including marine biologist Mariana Fuentes and photographer Owen Perry. We got see a natural phenomenon by […]
The 2015 Santa Cruz workshop was lovely and with the amazing weather we launched into Elkhorn Slough, right off Monterey Bay, to test the boats for the first time. This is from a GoPro from Cliff Hodges (of Remote Survival and Adventure Out fame).
“Sea Lions!”, my friend Tom yelled to me, barely audible over the chaotic roar of thirty lightning quick flippers, surfacing and disappearing in a boil of water to my right. Then one thumped into my kayak hull and I knew I had maybe 10 seconds. I pulled my camera away from my face, laid it […]
Thanks to Dick and Andrew over at Dash Point Pirate for this interview.