Solo sea kayak circumnavigation of Vancouver Island, resulting in a solo speed record of just over 23 days. Distance paddled was roughly 1150 km. Hit the Subscribe button to stay up to date with upcoming videos. Summer of 2007. The record would fall one year later, leading to my going back in 2010 and reclaiming the record, completing my second circumnavigation in 16 days 12 hours. Nigel Dennis Greenlander sea kayak. Joe O' Paddles Greenland paddle.