Category: Sit-on-top Kayaks

Transporting Kayaks

If you’re going to kayak, one of your first dilemmas is how to move the kayaks to the water. Trailer, roof racks, truck bed, it’s a matter of preference and what you already own. Ten years ago when we purchased our Wilderness System Tarpon 160i’s, our Toyota Highlander […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kayak Season 2017

With the temperatures rising, and the winds diminishing, could it be true that kayak season 2017 is about to begin? During 2016 we continued to explore areas close to our new home in Coastal Delaware. While we haven’t written about many of those places our goal in 2017 […]

Expanding Kayak Fleet

Grandchildren and family who want to try kayaking resulted in additions to our kayak fleet this year. An Ocean Kayak Venus 11 Sit On Top and Cascadia Tandem, both from LLBean, joined our Wilderness System Tarpon 160is. Advertised as a woman’s kayak easily loaded onto car racks the […]

Pitts Creek, New Church, VA

A new home base opens up new kayaking locations for Maryland Kayaker. Venturing just inches south of the Maryland/Virginia border brings one to Pitts Creek off the Pocomoke River. The launch site features a small parking area on a bend of the Pocomoke. Kayaking north about half mile […]

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