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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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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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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   For those who don’t know, PFD is the abbreviation for Personal Flotation Device, which is the technical term for a lifejacket. This is a common addition to the safety kit seen being worn by canoers who frequently spend time on the water. If you are a keen water sports enthusiast, we have a question;…

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As winter draws in and the air and water gets chilly, some of us might experience the winter blues, with some rivers and lakes even freezing up, it may seem hard to work out a way to spend those weekends without a paddle. Here are some ideas for those of you who are frozen up…

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With autumn and winter coming in, it might be a good time pick up a new sport to keep warm and fit throughout. For those of you who haven’t kayaked before we hope to dispense some knowledge for you to start kayaking. Kayaks are a fantastic way to begin to explore the water; you could be…

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The stressful lives that we live nowadays can take its toll on both our brains and bodies. One way to shut yourself off from this is to spend time in nature, where you can enjoy the beautiful and peaceful surroundings. Kayaking is a great way of being able to get out into nature and enjoy…

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Stuck for inspiration on where to go for your next adventure on the water? We’re here to help! Here we have compiled a short list of some of the top spots for kayaking and canoeing in the UK. Whether you are looking for a leisurely trip in the Lake District, or something a little more…

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As a canoeer, you will know how important it is to have a strong core; it is the central power system that connects and supports the upper and lower body parts that propel the canoe and keep it stabilised. With proper posture, the core muscles, abdominals, hips and back will provide all the power and…

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Canoeing is a great sport for all-round fitness, but did you know it is particularly good for your abs? We have looked at five ways they are good for improving your core strength, as well as three exercises you can try for yourself to achieve your six pack. ​ As canoeing involves a lot of…

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Once you have picked up one of our kayaks for sale you’ll be pleased to know that the UK offers a massive, yet often underrated, amount of various and superb locations and destinations that suit all abilities. To say we’re spoilt for choice is an understatement! Kayaking is also a great way to stay in shape as well as discovering new…

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