infoThis is the blog of my solo circumnavigation of Mainland Britain by Kayak 2012. To read chronologically, hit the book below...
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Blog of my upcoming attempt to circumnavigate Ireland by kayak.
Here’s the link to a podcast I recently recorded with Simon Willis from SeaKayakPodcasts.com Simon was truly a pleasure to chat with and it’s a great honour to have a podcast in the archive alongside some of those who continue … Continue reading
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18917502 http://www.three.fm/news/isle-of-man-news/joe-sets-record-for-fastest-kayak-around-great-britain/ http://energyfm.net/cms/news_story_223893.html http://www.outdoorhub.com/news/kayaker-attempting-to-break-record-speed-circumnavigation-of-great-britain/ http://matarney.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/joe-round-britain.html http://www.iomtoday.co.im/news/district-news/joe-kayaks-to-village-in-circumnavigation-1-4572800
It’s time I brought some finality to my round Britain blog. No in depth reflection I’m afraid, because the more I wrote, the more I wanted to write, then I came to the conclusion that I didn’t want to tag … Continue reading
Storms through the night battered Maker Junction, my last stop. It was a quirky and cool backpackers. Simon and Lauren were very accommodating of my wet, smelly kit and even hooked me up with delicious free apple crumble. This after … Continue reading
Just some really important thankyou’s to get down. I’ll write up a bit of a reflection/breakdown and there are ton of pictures on the way. Thanks to Jeff Allen and Simon Osborne of Sea Kayaking Cornwall without whom this would … Continue reading
Hit Swanpool at 8pm. Lovely welcome party. Ive paddled round Britain!!
Just a quick one I’m afraid. 40 plus miles done today and now the finish line is in range. Coastline magnificent today, back in amongst grand Devonian slate and granite cliffs. Cheeky visit from a porpoise and other than that, … Continue reading
Well that went well. The weather was perfect, the sea following and when I listened closely, I could hear the Taran singing as it cut through wave chains. Very early start just to make double sure of avoiding a night … Continue reading