A chat with Tamara

I’m Tamara, and I live in Australia (Wollongong, NSW). I’m studying a Masters of Counselling right now, and last September as I thought about self-care in a highly emotionally demanding career I realised how important being out on the water was to me. I used to kayak as a child but I put weight onContinue reading “A chat with Tamara”

10 Things I’ve learnt from the first 120 miles

1. 847 miles is going to be toughI might have underestimated how far it is or my ability but that’s okay – it’s a challenge for a reason. It’s also for a great cause raising awareness for #PaddleKitHerWay and money for Weldmar Hospice. 2. Confidence can waverSome days my confidence feels like a powerhouse onContinue reading “10 Things I’ve learnt from the first 120 miles”

My Top 4 Lockdown Locations

It’s not long until corona virus restrictions are due to begin lifting, with day travel within the UK back on the cards from May! For me, that means more chances for paddle adventures, slightly further afield in Dorset and I can’t wait. I’m very lucky to have incredible paddle destinations right on my doorstep whichContinue reading “My Top 4 Lockdown Locations”

A chat with Samantha Rutt

Introduce yourself, when did you start paddling and what type of paddling do you do most?   It feels much longer but I first stood on a SUP in 2015 on holiday in Portugal.  I think most people know me from racing but I have recently started doing some longer distance challenges and am pretty much combiningContinue reading “A chat with Samantha Rutt”