Editor’s note: Boyd and his wife used to be avid paddlers until they got their first W kayak. Since then, inspired by his own experience with the W kayak, Boyd became Wavewalk’s dealer in Ontario, Canada, and an avid fly fisherman too. This short article summarizes Boyd’s own experience and thoughts as a W kayak … Continue reading “Pros and cons of fly fishing from a boat, by Boyd Smith”
Sandy and I completed our third annual Paddlefest known as “Day of a 1000 Canoes”. It’s a 20 km paddle down the Grand River from Caledonia to Cayuga. It was a hot sunny humid day with a strong head breeze. I took my fly gear and tested the water while standing in my Wavewalk. We … Continue reading “Ontario’s 2013 Paddlefest, by Boyd Smith”
Photos from our second annual “Day of 1000 Canoes” paddling festival, here in Ontario. It was a success with a good turn out. The weather was sunny and hot and beautiful on the water. Lots of people were asking about the Wavewalk. I hope my picture will appear in the local newspaper 🙂 Boyd Ontario … Continue reading “One Thousand Canoes and a Fishing Kayak in Ontario, By Boyd Smith”
It was our maiden voyage in our new W500 kayak. The occasion was the “Day of 1000 Canoes”. We never did get a chance to practice solo or tandem with the W500 before the Caledonia Canoe & Kayak Festival today, but everything worked out well. We paddled 20 km down the Grand River from Caledonia … Continue reading “Boyd and Sandy Smith in Tandem at the Grand River Canoe and Kayak Festival, Ontario, Canada”
October is a beautiful month for kayaking.
Here in southern Ontario, the leaves are at their peak colours and the heavy rains have raised the river flow to provide some exciting white water opportunities.
The W500 is higher and drier than other kayaks.