Category: All Things Kayaking

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 […]

Oxford on the Tred Avon

Kayaking the Tred Avon from Oxford, MD offers a different experience from our normal  nature filled kayaking trips. Entering Oxford on Morris St., turn right on Strand Rd. and drive to a gravel parking lot just past The Oxford Condos. There is a small beach allowing you to launch […]

Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, in St. Michael’s MD, sponsors a week-end long small craft festival each fall. Small craft, many hand-built, are on display. Most of the builders are present and love to share about their craft. The beautiful wooden paddleboard enthralled me. Particularly after talking to […]

The Wild Ponies of Assateague

Assateague Island National Park kayak trips always feature plenty of wildlife. With the the wild ponies as the highlight. Ferry Landing Road is the best kayak put-in site. You can park right at the beach and unload practically into the water.  There’s a coarse gravel beach here, and […]

Miles and Tizzard Islands

A calm day on the water can turn windy and rough very quickly. When we arrived at Taylor’s Landing, near Girdletree, MD to begin our paddle the water was still with excellent visibility. A very deceptive start to our day. Taylor’s Landing offers multiple paddling options into the […]