Bridge to Bridge Race, Bristol, IN 8.29.2020

Brent must have behaved himself extra well, because the Almighty blessed us with an almost incomparably excellent day for racing.  Temps were in the low 70's, the air was drier, and the skies were deep blue with enough puffy white clouds to keep the direct sun at bay. A nice breeze (which could also work … Continue reading Bridge to Bridge Race, Bristol, IN 8.29.2020

Ride the Wave Regatta,9.7.19

Last Saturday’s "Ride the Wave Regatta" could have been more appropriately named “Side the Wave Regatta” this year; we had plenty of wave action, with wave heights running about 3' - 4', but they all seemed to be coming from the side.  Such wave action made for plenty of entertaining balance work, and even resulted … Continue reading Ride the Wave Regatta,9.7.19

Bridge to Bridge Race 8.24.19

Clear comfortable weather, a light breeze, a start that resembled herding cats, and race course confusion - at least for the noon races.  Such was the character of the just revived Bridge-to-Bridge race.  And it was a lot of fun! Two couples faced off for the morning C2 races, with the Gilman gang edging out … Continue reading Bridge to Bridge Race 8.24.19

New Stellar Pro Wing Paddle!

This is really an awesome wing paddle: very well built, very light, very ergonomic, and with a great catch and feel in the water (I first tried it at the USCA Nationals this year).  It's the first and only paddle I've come across that made me willing to change from my current paddle.  I just … Continue reading New Stellar Pro Wing Paddle!

Stellar in the Heartland!

My wife Julie created this fun video of River Bear Racing's beginnings and the Stellar line of kayaks and surf skis. https://youtu.be/p0sAkPzEzSQ