Rob Casey's Paddling Guidebooks

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Kayaking Puget Sound & the San Juan Islands: 60 Trips

Find out where to paddle on Puget Sound, the San Juans and the BC Gulf Islands. Get details on put-ins, currents, best routes and much more!  A local cult classic, this book is in it’s 3rd addition and has 10 more trips than prior editions.


Media Mentions and Publications Rob has Contributed To: 

Publications and Media Rob has Contributed To:

  • Spring 2016, Kenmore Air in-flight Magazine – Kayaking in the San Juan Islands
  • – How to Choose a Paddle board
  • SUP magazine – Instruction tips, NW SUP travel, event coverage, photos and more 2008 – Present.
  • Canoe Kayak Magazine – NW paddling events, NW travel, Pygmy Kayaks story, NW paddler profiles & gear reviews
  • Tug Wave Surfing article in Canoe Kayak Magazine 5/6/15
  • How to do the Pivot Turn‘ Article and video Rob wrote for online e-zine,
  • “Should SUP be part of your wellness routine?” Read the article Rob wrote for Caldera Spa’s newsletter.
  • Article on SUP in The Wall Street Journal Rob contributed to, 2014
  • Waggoner’s NW Boating – 2 articles on the benefits of SUPs for boaters
  • Curbed Seattle
  • SUP Connect
  • Stand Up Journal
  • Distressed Mullet



Stand Up Paddle the World Radio – Genesis of a SUP Community

Stand Up Paddle the World Radio – Reading the Water for SUP Racing

SUP Connect – About Pacific Northwest paddling.


Stand Up Paddling: Flatwater to Surf and Rivers

“Stand Up Paddling Flat Water to Surf and Rivers” covers everything you need to know to get started or build your current skills to get to the next level. Learn about equipment, surfing, downwinding, racing, tidal rapids, river sup and water safety.  Forward by David Kalama.


Magazine + Newspaper Features or Mentions:


  • Boston Globe — 2014, Mention of Rob in article on ‘Best Places to Go Stand Up Paddling”
  • Seattle Times — Bioluminence Tours article listing Salmon Bay Paddle in, 2013.



TV Coverage:


* Evening Magazine 2016 “Dare Dever – Can Jim Surf the Sound?”

* Evening Magazine 2016 “Surfing Deception Pass