From Your First Paddle Strokes to Exploring the Open Coast. One of the beautiful things about stand up paddling is that most anyone can stand up on a board and ‘make it go’. The gear is light, portable, and relatively inexpensive. It’s easy to get out on the water if even just for a half

NHE Guide and Coastal Stoke Leader Tina Currie sits down with the Squamish Chief to share some tips on paddling in the winter. Have a read and let us know if you have any questions about what to wear or what to bring with you.

  Last weekend I was in Tofino, British Columbia for our three day Paddle Canada Coastal Journeying Course. Cat Bruhwiler and I had partnered up to offer this course for those excited about sup touring on the ocean and improving expedition paddling skills. The course focused on weather forecasting, decision making, trip planning, navigating, currents