Category Archives: Kayaking

Kayak Tacoma but don’t be an idiot

by AP on June 27, 2016, one comment

Idiot’s Rule. Jane’s Addiction said so. This doesn’t mean you should be an idiot. There seems to be an epidemic of idiocy down at Owen Beach at Point Defiance. Too often, inexperienced folks wander north on Owen Beach toward the Point, on foot or in a kayak, and they have no clue what they are […]

This ain’t yer grandma’s Wednesday

by AP on August 15, 2012, no comments

Wednesday on the Water is finally catching on. It’s taken many years and countless posts for this never-going-to-be-a-household-name event to catch on. At least a dozen people have now participated and there’s no telling where inertia might take us. In Tacoma we gather on Wednesday nights half the year to paddle around Commencement Bay or […]

Downtown Tacoma via Puyallup River

by AP on July 21, 2009, one comment

If you’re like me, you’ve often wondered what it would be like to take a kayak down the Puyallup River. Your ship has come in. This article and subsequent video should provide everything you need to know when taking this safe, fun journey through the wilds of Pierce County. You can park cars behind the […]

Wednesday on the Water

by AP on July 1, 2009, no comments

It is going to be a great night down on the Ruston Way waterfront. The temperature is perfect, sun is out, sailboats should be everywhere.. Wednesday on the Water is just one of many reasons why summers in Tacoma are as good as anywhere. Kayaks, rafts, paddle boards and power boats are all great fun […]