‘Wild Rover VI’ an Alan Pape designed Ebbtide 39 Ocean Going Cutter I always wanted to be a sailor, as a kid, watching Thor Heyerdahl’s documentary on the Kon-Tiki voyage – Spencer Tracy in Captains Courageous, reading Hemingways The Old Man and the sea and later...

I’m sat here, on the train in Paddington station, looking out of the train at Paddington Bear, like Paddington Bear, I’ve got my bags packed and I am returning from my recent travels to Norway, this time the southern area, slightly west of Oslo Fjord. Titus...

It wasn’t just Norway, it was really Norway north of the Polar Circle that has attracted me so much over the past ten years or so. The area to the west of Tromso – Senja, Kvaloya, Rebbenesoy, Sorroya all have served to draw me repeatedly...

Norway is now getting closer to me, not geographically so, but in time. My own personal, annual migration is now down to just double days. I shall be spending almost a month in the far North of Norway, once more working with my good friends Bjorn...

So preparations are underway to develop a new expedition package, harnessing several different methods to journey through the Arctic North. Working alongside of experts in their own particular fields, I am hoping that some of their skills will rub off on me. Tore Albrigtsen of...

So this year’s journey to the far North of Norway has come to an end. The last two weeks have been spent guiding, introducing other sea paddlers to this beautiful Arctic coastline. The two groups, both from Israel, were gifted with some very settled weather...

I met up with Mia Kanstad Kulseng today, Mia is well known in Scandinavia for her Greenland paddling and rolling skills, she had just handed her notice in at work and said that she was free for a paddle, Bjorn recommended that we took a...