South African Chris Bertish is gearing up for something pretty special, as he aims to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a stand up paddleboard.     The big-wave surfer and general all-round waterman will be the latest paddler to attempt an unassisted transatlantic SUP crossing. His journey will begin in Morocco, with the goal of…

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If you haven’t tried stand up paddle boarding before, it is an excellent way to get out onto the water, offering a full body workout and an alternative to the traditional canoeing and kayaking.   Whether you are renting an SUP or looking at SUP boards for sale to get out onto the water, there…

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SUP boards are the perfect tool to explore calm waters and nature, but these videos show why you should buy SUP’s from Canoe and Kayak Direct and catch some waves for the ultimate high whilst also providing a fantastic way to keep fit and healthy.     The best way to start surfing waves on…

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A fantastic way to get in the water and explore nature is to use a paddle board, such as our SUP inflatable boards at Canoe and Kayak Direct. Not only does it offer a fantastic workout but it is also a fantastic option for people who prefer to be on the water and not in it! SUP…

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Hero Ben Parkinson, the most seriously wounded British soldier to survive warfare in Afghanistan, has marked 10 years since his ‘Survival Day’ with his most gruelling challenge yet – all to raise money for charity.     Ben has completed an arctic kayaking expedition where he travelled over 120km in perilous conditions, and has marked…

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A fun video showing a kayaker getting towed across a lake has become popular online, and whilst we don’t sell drones we do have plenty of kayaks and canoes for sale, so get outdoors and create your own adventure!     Uploaded onto YouTube by Viva Frei the video shows the beautiful Canadian landscape in Quebec…

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