Category: All Things Kayaking

Nassawango Creek by Bay Journal

Nassawango Creek is one of DELMARVA kayakers favorite paddling locations, particularly if you can find the path through the water lilies to the upper reaches. We usually put in at Snow Hill, paddle two miles downstream on the Pocomoke and turn upstream on Nassawango Creek. If you have […]

Our foe the wind

For the last three days the temperature on DELMARVA was well in the 70s. Ah, perfect kayaking weather, except for the small craft warnings posted. The wind on DELMARVA can be relentless, so how do we make a decision on kayaking? Here’s our completely unscientific, unprofessional process of […]

Kayaking in Alaska

In May of 2016 we ventured to Alaska on a small ship cruise in the Alaskan Inside Passage.  Our  7 day Southeast Alaska trip  began in Juneau, the Capital, and ended in the old Russian town of Sitka.  Along the way we enjoyed Southeast Alaska wilderness at it’s […]

Dividing Creek

Dividing Creek is one of the few hardwood lined creeks on the lower Delmarva peninsula. On a crystal clear fall day the kayaking upstream is spectacular. Our trip began at the Winters Quarter Boat launch on the Pocomoke River in Pocomoke City. An easy one mile paddle upstream […]

How Much Wind is too Much?

Tobacco Island near Onancock, VA offers a number of paddling options; around Tobacco Island, explore Chesconessex Creek, paddle Pompco Creek or explore the marsh inside Tobacco Island. We met family at the Schooner Bay put in on a very windy late September Saturday. The windy weather led to […]