Weathering the Storm: Hurricane Matthew

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ WEATHERINGHURRICANE MATTHEW An ounce of prevention. It wasn’t until Governor Nikki Haley held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon that I was willing to admit that there could be a hurricane heading our way.  Until then, it was “deny, deny, deny.”  Following the evacuation notice, schools closed and businesses followed.  And I began to Read More …

2016 Barrier Island ECOthon

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ 2016BARRIER ISLAND ECOTHON Be the Change. We are but a tiny part of the Barrier Island ECOthon, simply renting expedition sea kayaks and associating gear from our outpost on the Isle of Palms.   We don’t set it up or organize this race (the awesome title sponsor Barrier Island Ecotours did), but we are so glad Read More …

Paddling with Young Kids

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ PADDLING WITH YOUNG KIDS: A Few Tips Two Words: Be Prepared Ok.  You’ve got a kayak or a canoe with room for the family and you’re ready to set out on a maiden voyage.  Do you find yourself hesitating?  With a little planning, this could become a regular outing for your brood, creating memories Read More …

Basic Kayak Safety Class

Join us for an informal get together on the deck at Coastal Expeditions (514-B Street in Mount Pleasant) for a informational session about basic kayak safety.   We are offering two dates for this event:  Wednesday, May 11  and  Wednesday, May 25.  Class starts at 6 p.m.; Children are welcome.  If you have a kayak Read More …