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Wind Damage on Broad Creek

On May 7th we drove to Laurel, Delaware for a one way paddle downstream on Broad Creek to Phillips Landing Recreation Area. Ths is a beautiful part of Delmarva and a favorite kayaking destination which always furnishes surprises. On April 15th, 2019 an EF-2 tornado touched down between […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kayaking on Pitts Creek

Capt. John Smith’s presence on the Pocomoke River near Pitt’s Landing is well documented. On his trek up the Pocomoke to find drinkable water Smith passed Pitt’s Creek which today probably has changed little in appearance. Pitt’s Landing, on Bell Rd in New Church, VA., provides paddlers access […]

Wind and Water

As kayakers we appreciate the beauty of the wind and water. We also have a healthy respect for its power. While floating peacefully on the Pocomoke River on Sunday, we knew Texas, Louisiana and Houston were not appreciating the same beauty. Our hearts break for those impacted by […]

What happened to Maryland Kayaker?

Confused? Kayaking DELMARVA is our blog title and website. Maryland Kayaker the author. We created our blog while living in Frederick, MD, and thought we’d keep the name, Maryland Kayaker, after moving to Delaware. However, after four years residing in Millsboro, DE in Slower Lower DE (a.k.a. Sussex […]

Messongo Creek and Saxis, VA

Soft shell crabs for lunch harvested right next to our restaurant. A main attraction on a kayaking trip near Saxis, VA. We launched from the Hammock Landing launch on Messongo Creek near Saxis, VA. Saxis (and Guard Shore) WMA surround the area. Silky smooth waters on Messongo Creek […]

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