Rob Mousley

New National Emergency number for NSRI

Friday, 09 December 2005 19:06 |
If you're paddling on the open ocean, it's generally considered a Good Thing to be carrying a mobile phone in a waterproof pouch (like the Aquapac).

But, who do you call?  The National Sea Rescue Institiute has a new emergency number valid for the entire country: 082911.  Memorise it.  And store it in your mobile phone's address book.

New National Emergency number for NSRI

Friday, 09 December 2005 19:06 |
If you're paddling on the open ocean, it's generally considered a Good Thing to be carrying a mobile phone in a waterproof pouch (like the Aquapac).

But, who do you call?  The National Sea Rescue Institiute has a new emergency number valid for the entire country: 082911.  Memorise it.  And store it in your mobile phone's address book.

Point 5 Micro - Kids Surf Ski

Saturday, 18 February 2006 19:03 |

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The .5 Micro
2006 will see at least five new surf skis on the market in South Africa (a single and a double from Fenn Kayaks; a double from Custom Kayaks and two new singles from Epic). But all of these, and indeed all the existing models, are designed for adults. In K1, there are various "guppy" kayaks - where are the surf skis for kids?

Answer: there aren't any. [It's been pointed out to me that Stealth Performance Products in Durban, South Africa sell a kid's ski called a "Stealth Junya". To see their product range, click here.]

Point 5 Micro - Kids Surf Ski

Saturday, 18 February 2006 19:03 |

Image
The .5 Micro
2006 will see at least five new surf skis on the market in South Africa (a single and a double from Fenn Kayaks; a double from Custom Kayaks and two new singles from Epic). But all of these, and indeed all the existing models, are designed for adults. In K1, there are various "guppy" kayaks - where are the surf skis for kids?

Answer: there aren't any. [It's been pointed out to me that Stealth Performance Products in Durban, South Africa sell a kid's ski called a "Stealth Junya". To see their product range, click here.]

The Science of Paddling Part 2 – Why Doubles Partners MUST be in Synch

Thursday, 16 July 2009 04:50 |

If you've ever wondered whether you really need to be exactly in synch with your doubles partner - read on.  Turns out that the answer is an emphatic YES - but there's more...

The Science of Paddling Part 2 – Why Doubles Partners MUST be in Synch

Thursday, 16 July 2009 04:50 |

If you've ever wondered whether you really need to be exactly in synch with your doubles partner - read on.  Turns out that the answer is an emphatic YES - but there's more...

Hank McGregor: "Poetry in Motion"

Sunday, 08 July 2007 09:17 |

ImageHank McGregor took part in a recent event as number four in a relay team - the anchor man.  As he paddled out, the commentator said, "... Hank McGregor... look at that action on the water ladies and gentlemen, poetry in motion..."

We took some video of Hank as he started his leg of the race...

Hank McGregor: "Poetry in Motion"

Sunday, 08 July 2007 09:17 |

ImageHank McGregor took part in a recent event as number four in a relay team - the anchor man.  As he paddled out, the commentator said, "... Hank McGregor... look at that action on the water ladies and gentlemen, poetry in motion..."

We took some video of Hank as he started his leg of the race...

Heart Rate Interval Calculator

Saturday, 04 February 2006 18:33 |
(By Rob Mousley)

Those without top-of-the-range Heart Rate monitors who would none the less like to train within specific HR ranges will find this Excel Spreadsheet based calculator handy.

 

The calculator was put together by Shawn Burke of Boston. Shawn may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here it is: Shawn's HR Range Calculator


Heart Rate Interval Calculator

Saturday, 04 February 2006 18:33 |
(By Rob Mousley)

Those without top-of-the-range Heart Rate monitors who would none the less like to train within specific HR ranges will find this Excel Spreadsheet based calculator handy.

 

The calculator was put together by Shawn Burke of Boston. Shawn may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here it is: Shawn's HR Range Calculator


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