Across the pond in America people recently lined up along Highway 148 overlooking the Chickasawhay River in Shubuta, Mississippi to show support for, and cheer on kayakers and canoers as they participated in the annual Great Chickasawhay River Race. Locals claim that the event is a wonderful way to highlight how appealing the area is,…

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  South African sailor and big wave surfer Chris Bertish has completed his record-breaking transatlantic voyage in his SUP after arriving in Antigua yesterday. Using a £100,000 custom made and watertight SUP constructed by leading naval architect Phil Morrison, Chris paddled an estimated two million strokes, averaging 44 miles a day on the astonishing 4,050-mile…

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Two British university completed a trans-Caribbean kayak journey with only a small amount of paddling experience between them, giving you no excuse to not pick up one of our 2 seater kayaks for sale and hitting the water with a friend for your own expedition! We’ve previously mentioned the pair as they set out on their journey, following…

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Chris Bertish is currently 11 days into his transatlantic solo stand up paddleboard crossing, where he is attempting to paddleboard from Morocco to Florida, USA.     This mammoth feat requires him to paddle for around 12-14 hours a day on his specially-built SUP board, adjusting his course to avoid bad weather and raise money for…

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  Legendary waterman Laird Hamilton is one of the world’s best SUP riders. In this video, he shows what tricks can be pulled off on boards like the inflatable SUP boards at Canoe and Kayak direct. Laird was one of the first people to start riding a stand up paddle board after he was teaching his…

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Will McCreadie and George Parry must be gluttons for punishment, as they are currently embarking on a gruelling 2,000-mile trip from Grenada to Miami, via kayak!     The two men started their Golden Arc Expedition on October 1st and are aiming to reach the mainland of the United States by sometime in December. The…

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A group of adventurers based in South Africa and Zimbabwe have launched a rather ambitious project to become the first ever to ride the rapids of the Zambezi River on stand up paddleboards. Traditionally, stand up paddleboards or sup’s are used for calm waters, but this group are set to battle it out in the…

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