Packraft Sailing with a Paddle-Mast

Paddle-Sail Rafting upstream with 3 skegs/fins, which give enough stability that the freed-up paddle can be used as a movable mast => enables steering up to 50 degrees downwind in either direction (=>videos). More details on the how-to will follow soon.

Multimodal Packrafting Part 3: Open-view Bikerafting

After further tinkering I was finally able to pack my favorite city bike on the back of the Nomad S1D.  John Climber, Organizer of UK Packrafting Meet up helped me with additional tips from his experimentations with bikerafting the Nomad. The Nomad is so far the only packraft that has enough space behind the paddler to…

Multimodal Traveling Part 2: „Scooterrafting“

This is the Nomad S1 Packraft from MRS. One of the first hybrids combining the light weight, small packing size, whitewater abilities and load capacity of packrafts (5kg/10lb & 180kg capacity) with a kayak shaped hull and similar speed and tracking abilities. Besides it is very comfortable to ride and has a nice looking design….

Multimodal Traveling Part 1: “Scooter-Kayaking“

Imagine you are only able to go paddling for a day-trip on a beautiful but remote river.  The challenge though, is to avoid spending to much money (up to 1h taxi fares) and travel time. Part of the latter include the following necessities:   Imagine you are only able to go paddling for a day-trip on a beautiful but remote river.   The challenge…