Breakfast with Kayak Bill

Discussion in 'General Paddling Discussions' started by chodups, Nov 24, 2017.

  1. chodups

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  2. drahcir

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    Thank you, Jon.
     
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  3. Astoriadave

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    Jon's documentation and description of Kayak Bill's haunts and lifestyle make a piece of BC coast arcana come to life. Even if you have not paddled any of the inlets, passes, and coastlines which made up Bill's "territory," it is worth reading the following:

    Neil Frazer's Sea Kayaker article on Kayak Bill, a short description of Bill's life:

    https://3meterswell.blogspot.com/2017/11/looking-for-kayak-bill-by-neil-frazer.html

    Requiem for Bill, courtesy of the Wayback Machine, a long piece from Sea Kayaker:

    https://web.archive.org/web/2013062...kayakermag.com:80/2005/Oct05/KayakBillReq.htm

    After these, go back and wander through the recent posts on Jon's blog of what he found in field research of the locations shown on Bill's charts. I think you will be impressed with Jon's careful work, and with the imagination and drive it took to live off the sea and the land, as Bill did for many years.
     
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  4. stagger

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    Great articles and links! Thanks so much for sharing.
     
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