Marine Eelgrass (Zostera) in Tofino

August 24th, 2015

You’ll see that when we’re Standup paddling on the beautiful inlet, you’ll be paddling through what looks like thick, long underwater grass. Yes, this marine plant creates drag and slows us down but it’s much more than just that. Marine eelgrass, also known as Zostera, is found in abundance around the coastal waters …


New word, new canoe

August 22nd, 2015

In canoe Evan Tourchie of Yuuthluithaht. Photo from Melody Charlie of Melody Charlie photography Living Nuu chah nulth language and culture. *please note: the Nuuchahnulth language has unique sounds that couldn’t be spelled properly  here because of font non-transferability I am at an Esowista home, sitting around with my …


SUP touring around Tofino: The intricacies of tides and currents

August 8th, 2015

SUP touring in the very unique place of Tofino, can be one of the most rewarding experiences out there. The waters around the Tofino inlet and harbour can be quite tricky to navigate on any vessel, at times the water feels and looks like a river flowing in and out of the area. …


Discover Paddle Boarding in Tofino

August 1st, 2015

Discover Stand up paddle boarding in a variety of paddle environments along Tofino. One great thing about Tofino BC (in Tla-o-qui-aht Territory) is that its surrounded by water! Waves to the west, currents that flow around the islands to the north, and calm inlet padding to the east. No matter …