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​Wayne Horodowich

In July 2015, I went backpacking probably for the last time in my life. My plan was to join my friend…

I have found every paddler has their own opinion as to where and how to store gear on the decks of their…

Let me begin by saying I am a big fan of "do it yourself." I enjoy exploring, problem solving and…

I hope this never happens to you, but there may come a time when you have a paddler in the water that is…

Many years ago I saw a very simple piece of equipment that I filed away in my memory bank and forgot to…

The best way to carry a single sea kayak is with two or more people. However, sooner or later you will…

For those of you who have never visited Santa Barbara, CA, I can honestly say it is a beautiful little…

If you have been seasick then you know how it feels. If you haven't, you may think you know how it…

There will be a time, sooner or later, you or your partner will have to fix something on one of your…

I recall when I started my sea kayaking career. Being self taught at the beginning and then learning…

Since the number one cause of fatalities in sea kayaking and kayak touring is exposure to cold water I…

After you wet exit from your kayak you have numerous methods to choose from for getting back in to your…

The scramble recovery, sometimes referred to as the cowboy recovery because of straddling the kayak as…

It is wintertime and the water is cold in the north (if not frozen) and us northern paddlers envy those…

Spring is here and the weather is getting warm. Here in Santa Barbara it is even getting hot. When the…

As I look out through the large window in front of my computer desk I see the sun peaking out from…

Even though the official start of spring for the Northern hemisphere is March 20th, the vernal equinox,…

Some pictures seen below were taken from the USK's Award Winning Video "ABC's Of The Surf Zone" while…

When you capsize what is your next action? If you don't know how to roll and you don't have a partner…

After a paddler capsizes and chooses to do a wet exit they will have a number of decisions to make…

A kayaker should have a number of recovery methods to choose from in their bag of skills. I feel the…

This recovery is an excellent example of using components from two traditional recovery techniques and…

In the early days of modern day sea kayaking or should I say in the years prior to bulkheaded kayaks, it…