Sitting in the Green Room, A Guide to Surf Kayaking

Now avaliable on Amazon (click for link)

In Jersey, Channel Islands, head to the Gone Paddling shop or

contact Stuart at:
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The book is now available
The book retails for: £18
+ £2.80 postage and packaging in the UK

I am currently sorting outlets around the world to sell my book, but if you can’t wait,
Here are the costs for the book to send around the world:
UK – £2.80
Europe (inc Channel Islands) – £6.50
Australia & South Africa – £9.00
USA slow rate – £8.50
USA fast rate – £15.00
This is on top of the £18 for the book,
Best way to pay internationally is by PayPal, but you will need to pay the additional PayPal fee (around £1.50?)(PayPal address:

Update December 2014

It’s almost here!!!
Delivery of books to me is next week, so as long as there are no problems, it should be available to buy by the end of next week!!!
Initially only available direct from me or a select few shops.
Official book launch and surf event will early in the new year, with a showing of the first ever surf kayak film ‘Polzeath Rum’.

Keep an eye out for information on the event.
Check out sittinginthegreenroom Facebook page or message me for more details.

Book Front Cover Final smallSitting in the Green Room is the latest guide to surf kayaking

It is only the 4th ever book on surf kayaking and the first for 10 years.


The Surf kayaking Book,

For more information, try the Facebook page: Sitting in the Green Room

Update 31st October 2014
Back cover summery is sorted, so that’s it, just need to press print.
Hopefully it will be out just before Christmas.

Here is the back write up:

Ever wondered where surf kayaking originated?
Who has surfed the biggest wave and where?
What are the most impressive tricks being performed today?
Sitting in the Green Room answers all of these and is an essential guide to surf kayaking, charting the fascinating history of this high octane sport to cutting edge manoeuvres and equipment.
Written by a Cornish man who has travelled the globe in search of the best waves, this guide is full of great pictures, stories and information which will be of interest to the once a year recreational surf kayaker to the avid morning, noon & night professional.

Update 8th October 2014
So all the pages and information is all in.
The publisher just needs to his bit,
And then press print!!!

I am doing my best to get the book out before December 2014
Keep looking for information

Sitting in the Green Room – A guide to surf kayaking

Here it is, the first look at the front cover!!!

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I am now looking for surf kayaking manufactures of kayaks, paddles and other associated equipment, to advertise  in the book.

The Last day to get an advert into the book is 19th September 2014
I must have the advert by this date!
The cost for advertising:

Full page – £300

Half page – £170

A one line mention with website phone number etc – £30

Advert Information
A full size page is 17x24cm
And half size is 17x12cm
Artwork should be supplied as 300dpi in a PDF, TIFF or JPEG format.

To advertise, email me at

I hope to have it all completed and on the shelves by the end of the year!

July 2014 Update:
Almost done, front cover out in the next week or two!!
I have to proof read the last copy of the book, then on to the printers!!
But have to sort the advertising in between times to pay for some of the printing!!


Dec 2013

This is my book. It is all about the sport of surf kayaking. From its history, what all the tricks are, how to compete and how it all works. The Book is now at the publishers awating the front cover. This back of the book will have some pages dedicated for Adverts these are to give the reader manufactures of kayaks, shops to by the kit and people to learn to do the sport. If you are intreasted in advertising in the book, please contact me.