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Francesco Petralia
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Taormina Trip
Today the sea was calm and the weather was not too hot, perfect to explore every rock corner on the Taormina coastline! Nice small group from three different countries!

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August: season's end or just a break?
After a short break for the two central weeks of August we start again to travel around and along the South-East coastline of Sicily, guiding paddlers and hikers. This working year (not only as a guide) has been particularly intense and the break in the sum...

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PAGAIA AZZURRA
Quest'anno anche la  Federazione Italiana Canoa Kayak  è entrata a far parte del framework  Euro Paddle Pass  (EPP)! Adesso i corsi tenuti dagli istruttori  FICK  secondo gli standard del nuovo sistema di Certificazione Nazionale Pagaia Azzurra, sono ricono...

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November 29
Well, it's not like summer but it's a great weather. This morning I made two laps: the first with a young couple from Germany, the second - a bit shorter - with two younger characters that wanted to learn too quickly... Here few pics of this nice day.    

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Full Moon Night Paddling
Having temperatures going even above 37°C during the day, a night paddling becomes almost mandatory! With a bunch of friends we went out to look for a fresh full Moon night exploration of the rocks in front of the harbour of Acitrezza. The current was going...

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Paddling the sea of mythology.
Anyone knows Homer's  Odyssey ? Well, this is the place where a good part of the story took place... Such a wild, wildlife rich and beautiful place was perfect to imagine a so intricate novel.  Today an australian beauty has come to discover the provenance ...

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On the 28th of May I had the opportunity to talk - as spokesperson of the italian sea kayak association - on a meeting organized from Legambiente on the outdoor activities on preotected areas. It was a very interesting meeting as well as the excursions foll...

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A sea kayak course with Roger is highly recommended!!!

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Taormina shoreline
Even if Taormina is very crowded in August, there's still place at sea to paddle a kayak. The secret is to be not too late at the parking lot: it could be a big difference! There is nothing to say, the coast of Taormina is a very special place, although a l...
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