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09/02/201709/14/2017MD - Chesapeake Main Channel - 2017/08/14 to 2017/08/17 - Cape Charles to Crisfield - 64 miles - The J's finish their section trip down the Bay
10/15/201609/14/2017MD - Chesapeake Main Channel - 2016/09/18 to 2016/09/19 - Hoopers Island to Smith Island with the Js - Continuing their trip down the length of the Bay, the Js have a little excitement in the islands between the Honga River and Smith Island.
04/18/200309/02/2017NB - Kayak Quebec - Iles de la Madeleine Magdalene Islands - 2002/06/29 to 2002/07/05 - The Magdalene Islands ( Iles de la Madeleine) are spectacular and it’s people are for the most part a joy and testament to the fortitude that is required for survival on small northern islands.
07/23/200109/02/201708 - Kayak Trip Reports - Reports on sea kayak trips, including descriptions, pictures and resources.
07/24/201607/25/2016MD - Western Shore Middle Chesapeake - 2016/06/27 to 2016/06/29 - The J's do another in their series of trips by paddling down the Chesapeake Bay from the top.
05/31/201002/17/2015MD - Patapsco River - 2010/05/30 - Middle Fork - A short paddle starts on the Baltimore harbor amidst the floating garbage of a mega city but soon transitions to a surprisingly wild and life filled paddled up a pleasant river.
11/16/201411/19/2014MD - Western Shore Upper Chesapeake - 2014/09/29 to 2014/10/03 - 74 miles - The J's do another in their series of yearly trips by paddling half way down the Chesapeake Bay from the top.
06/12/201406/12/201411 - Home, Home on the Range - Use a range to stay on course in wind, currents and waves.
06/12/201406/12/201412 - Course, Heading and Bearing, Oh My! - Course, heading and bearing all have direction, but they are not the same.
06/07/200106/12/201403 - Intermediate Topics - Of interest to those with intermediate levels of kayak skills
06/07/200104/09/2014Tides, Weather, Winds, Surf, Water, Fishing and Road Conditions - Know before you go! - Observations and predictions on weather, tides, winds, wave heights for planning a kayak trip.
11/24/200104/09/2014Maps, Charts and Coastal Images - The NOS MapFinder service provides "one stop shopping" for images and data from a number of National Ocean Service (NOS) offices
08/06/200103/07/201404 - Aquatic Plants of the Chesapeake Bay - Common Aquatic Plants in Chesapeake Bay
11/22/200103/07/201401 - Chesapeake Bay Foundation Annual Report - Yearly assessment of the state of the Chesapeake Bay - The 2008 rating is 28 out of 100
12/30/201203/07/2014Menu planner - Keeping the engine fueled and in good working order is critical in all outdoor expeditions. Here is the theory and a tool to calculate everthing you need to keep the fires burning.
01/26/200203/07/2014Water Trails - Water Trails information and links, Chesapeake Gateways Network, Maryland Water Trails, Pennsylvania Water Trails, Florida Water trails, maps and guides
09/12/200403/02/2014BC - Vancouver Island - Part 1 - Anacortes, WA - Big tidal ranges, currents exceeding 10 knots, fog, big surf, sudden high winds, cold water - just the perfect place for kayaking, eh? We take two weeks introducing ourselves to the kayak mecca of British Columbia with day trips in Anacortes Washington and Ucluelet/Tofino in BC.
03/29/201112/09/2013Tarp - CGear Sand Free Multimat - Sometimes you see a piece of equipment used in another context and think, "That would work well for kayaking." Sometimes it works out brilliantly. Sometimes its a disaster. Sometimes the result is mixed as it was in this case.

10/04/201310/04/2013NY - Hudson River - 2013/09/07 to 2012/09/15 - 160 miles - The J's paddle down the Hudson River from Albany to New York City. Experienced river kayak campers on the Erie Canal and the Susquehanna River, they use their skills in the big tidal river through the heartof New York state.
05/03/201305/04/2013MD - Nanticoke River - 2013/04/27 to 2013/04/28 - 32.0 miles - The Nanticoke River valley is the most undeveloped in the entire state of Maryland and boasts the largest unbroken pine forest in the state. We traverse Broadcreek and Marshyhope Creek in two day paddles.
01/21/201305/03/2013Bahamas - Exuma Islands - 2012/12/29 to 2013/01/09 - Given a long holiday break with few obligations, Peter and I pounced on the chance to travel someplace warm where we hadn't been before, to explore by kayak. We weighed several options then chose to ring in the new year of 2013 paddling around the Exuma Cays, a remote string of islands in the Bahamas.
03/24/201203/29/2013FL - Cape Romano - 2012/02/22 to 2012/02/24 - 44 miles - Cape Romano is the first large wilderness area south of Marco Island at the top of the Ten Thousand Islands. There are a number of beaches available for camping north of the no trespasing area of Faxahatchee Wildlife Management Area.
10/19/200301/26/2013UT - Lake Powell - 2003/09/07 to 2003/10/14 - Paddling in the Desert - 28 days - 700 miles - Kayak Lake Powell, where varnished red rock, sapphire skies, emerald water, contrast and controversy meet in a great fresh water lake in the arid Utah desert. Come along on a one month journey to explore the lake and its canyons.
06/07/200101/21/201305 - Resources - Resources for weather forecasts, charts, etc.
06/07/200101/06/201304 - Advanced Topics - Specialized topics for advanced kayakers.
12/17/201212/17/2012NY - Erie Canal - 2012/08/29 to 2012/09/03 - 130 miles - The final section of the Erie canal by J1 and J2 Lake Oneida to the Hudson River.
12/09/201212/09/2012Exposure Health Issues during expeditions - Sun burn, sun poisoning, sea ulcers and immersion injuries are effects of continued exposure to the elements. When on expeditions, these issues can cause debilitating problems that need to be addressed.
10/07/200508/16/2012WY - 2005/08/16 to 2005/08/25 - Backpacking in Yellowstone National Park Thorofare - Want to escape the crowds? Go to Yellowstone National Park, the most heavily visited park in the United States. A few miles from your car and you will be all alone.
07/27/201207/20/2012MX - San Felipe to Mulege - 2008/10/13 to 2008/11/17 - 500 miles - We were headed to a land of stark contrast – a giant crack in the crust of the world where a dynamic earth challenges our perception of an unchanging continent. On one side of a great geologic gash, high mountains and searing desert force life to scratch out a harsh, reserved existence. On the other side, deep cool seas offer a cornucopia of boisterous, abundant life. For seven hundred and fifty kilometers, we would be travelers on that knife edge between two opposing realities. We were going to paddle down the coast of Baja on the Sea of Cortez.
06/30/201206/30/2012Kayak Friendly Marinas - These marinas were used by Kayak Kevin on his 6 week tour of the Chesapeake in a sit on top.

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