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The Chesapeake Paddlers Association, Inc., offers trips, classes, workshops and other activities promoting enjoyment of safe sea kayaking within the Chesapeake Bay region. Volunteer-led, we organize our activities through the CPA MeetUp, and provide a discussion venue for paddlers through our Forum and Facebook pages. For more information about the…

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October 2008

How do you serve your adventures? Well Done? There is a quote I think about all the time when I’m climbing or on expeditions. It’s by the great polar explorer Vilhájlmur Stefansson: “Adventure is a sign of incompetence.” Stefansson was a guy who bragged that he never had adventures. He…

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July/August 2008

“Live and Learn” or “Learn from Others” Kayaking is a sport, and along with the idea of any sport comes the desire to explore. Not the exploring of your environment, but the exploring of yourself. That is what sports are all about; the chance to take things to new heights;…

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