canoe

  1. BEARDMASTER

    Building a dugout canoe

    Hei! In the summer of 2017 I started to build my own dugout canoe. Here is a short (and picture-heavy) story of that process. It is still work-in-progress but the first half of the boat-building process is now done. English is not my first language and the grammar is a bit rough, but hopefully...
  2. BEARDMASTER

    Wild greetings from Estonia!

    Hei! Greetings from a Finno-Ugric lands, Estonia! I do handmade leather-work for a living. When not working on leather, I am usually out- tracking, hunting/gathering or building a dug-out canoe - a very old style of finno-ugric canoe called "haabjas" in Estonian. It is likely that these kind...
  3. DonnyOutdoors

    Out and About

    So I love to watch back my videos and relive the places I've been and the things I've done over the past few years. It get me pumped up and eager to plan more hikes, trips and activities. This is the time of year when we're ready to say goodbye to winter and start planning lots of trips for...
  4. DonnyOutdoors

    Canoe & Bushcraft at Medieval Wadenhoe.

    Hey folks, On Sunday me & my buddy Matt went to Wadenhoe on the River Nene to embark on a journey we did exactly one year ago to the day. We took the canoe and some kit, including a tarp & a Polish army lavvu, for a paddle and a day in the woods. We set up a day camp, made a cooking area...
  5. grey-array

    Canoe and bushcraft Documentary in the making

    Heya dear friends, I have been working on a project for quiet a while now, I am taking a group of 10 to the wilderness of Sweden in order to make a documentary in which to show people how easy it is to go on an outdoor adventure, but in the meanwhile staying safe. We still need a bit of...
  6. Scots_Charles_River

    Repairing a Wooden Canoe Paddle

    This paddle has had a hard life, shaft split twice. :p First split was stupidly using it on WW on the Mighty TEITH, trying to side surf a wave, doing a deep support stroke to hold the boat in the surf, I hit a hidden rock. That split was up near the handle, it was scarf jointed easily as it was...
  7. Scots_Charles_River

    Sun, Sand and Silly Songs....

    We had our clubs now annual Inchcailloch Camping trip this weekend, on Loch Lomond. The site can be booked up and it has a composting toilet and no other facilities. Of course, it's the south facing, beach setting and island on the loch location that is the attraction. Apart from a powerboat...
  8. Scots_Charles_River

    Shot repeatedly whilst unloading a canoe.........

    I was shot repeatedly today whilst unloading my canoe, luckily they were only practice BANGs, form a drilling re-enactment group of Napoleonic era soldiers. Beach put in at Kinlochard I was out on Loch Ard checking wild camping spots in case the Island has any drunken campers on it or if...
  9. Scots_Charles_River

    Watershed Drybags ?

    Anyone used these ? MilitaryBackpacks I have some drybags, small, which are dry but the bigger ones are not ! So need one big bag to fit most kit in eg tent, sleeping bag and clothes. This is for open canoe trips, on open and white water. Nick
  10. Scots_Charles_River

    Loch Morar, Arisaig, Caley Canal and the Lochy

    Had a Club Sea Kayak trip I had organised on the Skerries, lagoons and beaches of Arisaig and had a solo open paddle on Loch Morar and up the Caley canal and down the River Lochy. Here are some pics, thursday till thursday. Ben Nevis from the River Lochy. The lochy is the same river as the...
  11. James Popham

    Croatia - Zrmanja - pic heavy!!

    Here's a post i've been meaning to write for some time but haven't gotten around to. As i'm working on the new ethic of "Work like a Professional" (as oppossed to an artist) for all tasks, here it is done at last. A search for "Croatia" on the forum prompted me to begin thinking that some pics...
  12. Zingmo

    Got a canoe!

    Off the bay from a nice chap called Steve. Needs a bit of fettling, but will do for me and the kids to mess about in. (youngest wants to go the south pole!) :canoe: Z
  13. J

    7 days in Scotland, one extreme to the other very pic heavy

    Here are a some pics from my trip up to Scotland last week. I have been waiting for the chance to get up there for a while I finally got a week free and managed to convince the wife to come along to although this came at a price! :rolleyes: The deal was 7 days in scotland, three and a half...
  14. Puchal

    Masuria Lakes, Poland - one day canoeing trip trough Krutynia River (pic heavy)

    Last weekend I spent with my family at the Masuria Lakes (more about the district http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masurian_Lake_District ) Although my lovely wife is brave girl, she is not really enthusiastic about sleeping under the tarp. She can climb the ridges and walk for hours trough hilly...