We are announcing the 2023 dates for the community paddles March 5th -Wild Women’s Week Paddle March 22nd -World Water Day April 26th – May 17th – June 21st -Solstice July __ August __ September 16th -Nat’l Cleanup Day October – Halloween Costume Paddle Register
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World Tour Paddling Film Festival Access
The Paddling Film Festival 2022 is back in its 17th year! Want to stream any or all of the virtual programs? Rent Adventure, Adrenaline or Voices, the three 2022 Virtual Tour programs, or bundle and save to get all 28 films. Watch them on your phone, tablet and computer or cast them to your TV…
2022 Community Paddle Night Dates
Announcing the 2022 dates for our community paddle nights! Summer Solstice- June 21, 2022 Mid-Summer- July 21, 2022 Late Summer- August 11, 2022 Nat’l Clean Up Day- September 17, 2022 Halloween Costume Paddle- October 30, 2022 (Note: events in bold are concrete dates, others may change!) For details, see the page under events>community paddle nights
What to Wear: Puget Sound Gear Considerations
Everyone asks me what to wear paddleboarding. I think it depends on a few things. Weather, location, and when you will be going make all the difference. Are you looking to paddle year-round or just mainly in the summertime?Are you wanting to go out for half an hour or hours at a time? Do you have…
Advice On What To Wear Paddling Year-Round
I recommend different clothing and gear to my students depending on where they are going, the type of class, and the paddler’s skill level. In cold water regions and in colder seasons it’s recommended that students dress for the water temperature, rather than the air temperature. See the below document on gear for paddling in the…
Announcing community paddle events!
Are you interested in stand-up paddling with others in Bellingham this summer? Wildcat Cove Paddle is going to be hosting some community pop-up paddle events, beginning in June. These paddles are open to anyone, at any level, and free of cost—bring-your-own equipment, including safety gear. Stay tuned for date announcements. Contact me for any questions…
Wear a leash! Pro Post
On the case of always wearing a leash while using a stand-up paddle board: How much do you love swimming? Are you always dressed for immersion?Do you honestly wish to have to swim after your board, if and when you fall off of it? If not, hear me out, leashes make this problem disappear!And you…
Winter Gear Guide!
Must have Nice to have PFD Beanie/warm headband LEASH (Coil-style) Extra Zinc or SPF WHISTLE & Compass GPS Device/Radio LIGHT (Non-blinking white light if after sunset) Windproof jacket Wetsuit (3mm to 4-3mm Full-length) Dry-bag Neoprene booties (3mm>) Warm beverage in thermos Neoprene gloves (3mm>) Towel for after First-aid kit (H20 proof) Sunglasses Water Dry clothes…