Here are some links that you might enjoy and/or find useful (in no particular order):


California Canoe & Kayak Blog – lots of trip reports, reviews and useful resources for Northern California kayaking

P&H Paddlers – the best sea kayakers use the best sea kayaks 🙂

Werner Paddles Blog – the best paddles on the planet 🙂

Kokatat Watersports Wear Blog – if you need the best clothing and the best customer service 🙂


Sea Kayak Podcasts by Simon Willis

News Websites

Paddling Life – Eugene Buchanan’s kayaking related news website – lots of kayak related stuff. Check out the Launch Sites page

Playak – the world’s leading kayak portal created by Jeroen Houttuin

Performance Sea Kayak website – Records, races and the like from the UK


Expedition Kayaks – useful website for ‘down under’ paddlers (kinda stole my name but whatever…)


Paul Caffyn – in the words of John Dowd


American Canoe Association (includes sea kayaking)

British Canoe Union (includes sea kayaking)

Kiwi Association of Sea Kayakers (KASK)


Sea Kayaker magazine

Canoe & Kayak magazine

Ocean Paddler magazine


Golden Gate Sea Kayak Symposium (well I had to really!)

Please suggest more links:


Sean Morley surfing the Oregon Coast. Photo by Jeff Laxier