In the 11 years since the film, Classic Solo Canoeing was released it has become a classic. Now Becky Mason is about to release her follow-up, Advanced Classic Solo Canoeing.
Becky Mason is truly one of the greats when it comes to demonstrating the amazing beauty of solo canoeing without making it look dorky. I’m looking at you freestyle people! (I kid, I kid! Kinda not...)
No word on an actual release date yet but should be on the store shelves anytime soon.
The official trailer for the new instructional DVD, Sea Kayak Rescues was just posted on Kokatat’s Vimeo page today. It features Shawna Franklin and Leon Somme from Body Boat and Blade International as hosts and Bryan Smith from Reel Water Productions capturing all the excitement on film.
Here is the description on the Vimeo page:
[blockquote]World class sea kayak instructors Shawna Franklin and Leon Somme team up with award winning filmmaker Bryan Smith to produce Sea Kayak Rescues, a comprehensive, modern guide for easy, safe and effective kayak rescues. Using stunning slow motion to illustrate critical skills and exciting real time footage of rescues in tidal races, rough water and the open coast, this film sets a new standard in sea kayak instruction.[/blockquote]
I was sold in the first 30 seconds of the trailer. Look for it at your local paddling shop sometime in August.
Thanks for @bryanhansel for the tip.
Another video has been posted as part of Canoe & Kayaks Magazine’s ongoing Virtual Coaching series. This time Paul and Willa Mason show us some tips and ideas for how to pack for an overnight canoe trip with a bunch of clever tips. I love that guys very dry sense of humour.
Even though he isn’t in a canoe the guy in the video below could take some pointers. For start, get that massive container of water down below deck so you are not so top heavy.