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Coping with the wind from the side

In my experience the most efficient way to gain a good tracking is through use of either a skeg or a rudder. A skeg will perform much better in big waves as it is “staying” inside the water while rudder pedals will be a hell of a work to keep them in the proper position.

How to choose a day trip

Which kayak day trip to select? To answer better this question you need to know roughly where your hotel is in Crete in terms of the map. The easier way to determine this if you are not already in Crete, is to type in Google Maps your hotel name. Then zoom out until you see the whole island and you will get an idea about your location.

Etesian winds

On July 6, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of Sunglint on the waters around Crete and the Aegean Islands.

3kymia, the new Greek Sea Kayaks

I’m thrilled announcing our new long awaiting project!
The design and construction of the first ever composite sea kayak in Greece. That is Nireas (Nireus)!