2016 in the Slipstream

Was it just a couple of months ago now that the days were long and warm and we were all wearing shorts and sandals?? As the days get shorter and darker, here are a few photos to help you through...

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Assateague Wild Horse

Exploring Assateague with Bob Collins

Assateague Island National Seashore offers many great watersport opportunities, but the paddling on the bayside, heading south from the Old Ferry Landing, on the Maryland end, is truly unique. On a pleasant August morning, it offered a great opportunity to...

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Spring Has (Finally) Sprung! by Cap’n Bob

It’s early in the kayaking season at Coastal Kayak, but with the weather finally getting comfortable, it’s time for tours. Guides, like me, are getting their sea legs back. Wildlife is primping and prepping for this year’s round of visitors....

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Paddling with the Crab Wrangler

Leading a tour through the salt marsh at Burton’s Island this time of year is a little more challenging. It’s well beyond the prime breeding season for horseshoe crabs and, like the paddlers who go to Assateague Island in hopes...

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Jim’s Late August Cypress Tour

Feels like fall is in the air, which makes it a great time to go paddling. On our tour to the Cypress swamp this week, we had excellent conditions on the pond. The air was cool, the water like glass,...

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