Intro to Skin-on-Frame Kayaks
Seawolf is getting into the holiday spirit! Place an order by December 31 for up to 40% off a new skin-on-frame kayak. Holiday Prices: 12′ Inlander Kayak: $1,595 16′ Steller Sea Kayak: $1,795 18′ Kurki Sea Kayak: $1,995 Find the best model for you here. The Not-So-Fine Print Boats ordered by December 31, 2015 will be built […]
After deciding which model to build, choosing a color is the most obvious way to personalize your kayak. It is also what people spend the most time agonizing over. From bright yellow to dark brown to light gray, the color options are seemingly endless and once pigment is added to the polyurethane, you are committed. This […]
Hey folks! Back in July Land Rover asked me to guide and film a trip in the San Juan islands, exploring the bioluminescence in the nighttime waters there. It was an amazing time, and I made some great friends including marine biologist Mariana Fuentes and photographer Owen Perry. We got see a natural phenomenon by […]
As a more regular white-knuckle ocean kayaker than flatwater paddler, my friend Greg and I found ourselves wanting a lazy Sunday instead of rock climbing. So we headed out to one of the city of Seattle’s little park treasures, the Arboretum at the University of Washington. The Arboretum is really flat water. But hidden amongst the […]
A sea sock is an amazing safety invention, particularly for skin-on-frame kayaks. They keep water out of the boat if you capsize, and give your kayak tremendous flotation. Alas, there really is no good sea sock made for sea kayaks anywhere. That will be ending soon, thanks to Seawolf paddler and textiles master Liz Hawkes.
For all you purists out there, look away. But for those who want a paddling experience that doesn’t involve lots of fancy boat-handling or rough water, there is a solution to the incessant water drips in your lap. Drip Rings.
There’s a real magic behind bringing a boat to life, and I’ve just published a couple of stories using a new story-telling platform called Provenance. Check it out, with some great photos to explain the process!
“When I’m kayaking in Canada off Vancouver Island, I see a lot of sea otters – it is one of my favourite things. In the places where there are a lot of them, they do this amazing thing called a sea otter raft where they float on their backs and hold hands. Sometimes there are […]
Kayak Designer, Expeditioner, and Photographer
Kiliii Fish is a documentary photographer, adventurer & boat builder with a passion for all things wild. He has guided survival expeditions by land and sea and logged thousands of hours paddling the costal regions of the world.
Building on the knowledge and skills taught to him by traditional Alaskan boat builders, Kiliii designs skin-on-frame kayaks for the modern paddler. He shares the art of skin-on-frame in workshops across the globe.
As a photographer, Kiliii documents the stories of contemporary native communities and the natural world. | www.kiliii.com