Person paddleboarding on a Riber iSUP

Paddling water sports such as kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddleboarding have a universal appeal and are a great workout. If you want to try a new sport, or are thinking of getting back into paddling, we have put together eight reasons why you should. It Gets You Closer to Nature and Discovering New Places…

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Canoes on a river bank in Britain

It is estimated that there are about 2,200 miles of navigable canals and rivers in the UK, and the calm, flat waters are perfect for water sports and boating. If you have got yourself one of our canoes or 2 man kayaks for sale and are planning on heading out for an adventure on one…

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Dogs on a canoe

Dogs make for great paddling companions, as they don’t complain about the rain, argue about the route to take or grumble about whether or not the tent is put up correctly. They have a low centre of gravity so won’t topple into the water easily, and they are the perfect water bottle for the cooler…

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Canoe for sale that has regular maintenance

Maintenance of your canoe keeps it in top shape, extending its lifespan, lessening the possibility of extensive damage and the need for expensive repairs. Our cheap canoes for sale are easy to maintain, and at their cost, it’s worthwhile spending a bit of extra love to ensure you won’t be capsizing mid-session! Wooden canoes are…

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People canoeing with riber canoes

Go Canoeing Week, beginning Saturday 26th May and ending Sunday 3rd June, is British Canoeing’s yearly campaign that aims to bring the excitement of the sport to everyone. This year’s theme is Big Adventure and the week falls over May half-term so that the whole family can get involved. Several organised events are taking place,…

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Two people in a canoe part of a club

Canoe clubs are often seen as being at the heart of British canoeing, and with clubs throughout the country offering a safe and fun way to enjoy the sport, it makes sense to join your local canoe club! If you have bought one of our canoes for sale, have taken it out in the water a…

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Britain’s extensive waterways of rivers and canals provide great opportunities for canoeing. The activity is not just a way to hone your fitness, but also a great way to see places you might have otherwise never reached, and you can combine this with other outdoor activities such as climbing, cycling, hiking or camping. But you…

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We are told almost daily that technology is ruining our lives, but what the media neglects to let us know is how technology has made the outdoors more accessible. You no longer need to know how to use a map and compass for a quick hike, and there are even safety apps that sound an…

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Canoeing is a great way to exercise if you like training outdoors, aren’t a fan of the gym and want to try something completely different at the same time as getting fit. The sport appeals to all ages and fitness levels, can be done solo or with family and friends and has something for everyone.…

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British scientists have fitted a number of kayaks with sensors which can pick up environmental data and turn it into music for the paddler to enjoy. Known as the Sonic Kayak, it records GPS locations, temperature and underwater noise, which it then turns into a soundtrack for the ride.   The kayaks began life as…

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person in a canoe

If you’re planning on taking a kayaking or canoeing trip, especially in the winter weather, making sure you are prepared is of utmost importance. You may be itching to get out onto the water and start having fun but preparing for your trip will ensure you avoid any hazardous instances and allows your day to…

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