Tactics: wind, waves, tides & currents

I love this sort of stuff, and know first hand it can make or break a paddling race in certain waters. Here in Vancouver BC we can have 5 m (15 foot) tides at times an this results in very strong currents.

As in surfing, seeking out the fastest line in currents often differs from the shortest line. Even on a Hawai’ian like 1 foot tide…

My favourite resource sites include

Alan Carlsson
Engineered Athlete Services


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