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Cate Hawthorne
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Woman on Water - kayak instructor and naturalist.
Woman on Water - kayak instructor and naturalist.

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June 2018
My blog has been a bit quiet this month - you probably realize that the reason for this is that life is anything but quiet at the moment. Liquid Fusion Kayaking is in full swing with our summer tours.  Each day I consider it an honor to be able to share the...
June 2018
June 2018
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Rock Garden Buffer Zones
Buffer - to lessen or moderate the impact of something. When kayaking among ocean rock gardens, it is helpful to know where safe zones are.  Knowing and using these safe zones will allow one to paddle in close to the rocks and to access more areas and play ...
Rock Garden Buffer Zones
Rock Garden Buffer Zones
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Gaining Courage
“Courage is
the power of the mind to overcome fear”                                                                            – Martin Luther King The following post has tips to empower the body and mind to overcome fear - co-written by Jeff Laxier and mys...
Gaining Courage
Gaining Courage
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Sea Cave Kayaking Video
Check out this sea cave kayaking video.  This video was made by a new whitewater paddler who had his first taste of whitewater of the sea and kayaking in sea caves with us this winter on our New Years Whitewater n Surf Safari .   Kayaking in sea caves on th...
Sea Cave Kayaking Video
Sea Cave Kayaking Video
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Sea Kayaking Mendocino Video
My favorite part of the Paddle Golden Gate Sea Kayak Symposium is that it gets paddlers to Northern California and some take the time to come paddle in Mendocino with Jeff and I.  This year, we had a whitewater crew the first day for the  Stoutside Ball . J...
Sea Kayaking Mendocino Video
Sea Kayaking Mendocino Video
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Drying Out
Even water people need to dry out from time to time.  Jeff and I had a few days free and decided to meet up with some friends in the Sonoran Desert for some mountain biking and camping. On our journey to the Sonoran Desert, we stopped in the Mojave Desert. ...
Drying Out
Drying Out
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Coming Up Short
This blog post is a bit of a rant about being short.  If you would like some perspective on the challenges that those of us under 5'5" have, please read on.  If you are a smaller person and have thoughts and advice, please post in the comments.  I especiall...
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Sea, whitewater, and surf kayaking and more on the Mendocino Coast
2018 Mendocino Kayaking Adventures
2018 Mendocino Kayaking Adventures
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The Long and The Short
The Long and The Short - how paddling a longer kayak and a shorter kayak has improved my over all kayaking skills. In the spring of 2014, I was in a slump in my whitewater paddling.  I had become too comfortable on the river.  I always admired whitewater ka...
The Long and The Short
The Long and The Short
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The Stoutside Ball
My favorite part of the Paddle Golden Gate Sea Kayak Symposium is the post symposium shenanigans.  Often a crew of paddlers stop by Liquid Fusion's headquarters on the Mendocino Coast to decompress from the symposium.  Of course rock gardening is part of th...
The Stoutside Ball
The Stoutside Ball
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