Stand up paddle boarding is an incredibly fun sport for all the family to enjoy. But how can you encourage your kids to join you out on the water? In our experience, children tend to take to water sports very quickly and all they need is a bit of guidance, praise and fun splashed in…

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Three people kayaking by the shore

Kayaking is fun all year round and especially exciting in the winter months. Though the air and water are colder, kayaking in winter has a certain charm that many paddlers fall in love with. There are several reasons why you should try kayaking in winter if you haven’t before, so get kitted out with one…

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Woman kayaking solo

Many people tell you to avoid kayaking solo, as we have previously done, as it not considered the safest way to enjoy the sport, and you can have a lot of fun in a group. However, that shouldn’t put off experienced kayakers making solo trips on calm waters. Many paddlers prefer being alone on the…

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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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Man kayaking on a river

Kayaking can be as safe as you make it. If you’re heading out on a kayaking trip, it is entirely possible to have an excellent dry time, all day long. However, as with any sport, it is essential to spend some time thinking about and preparing for some of the dangers encountered when kayaking. Perceived…

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Person kayaking in Anglesey

There is no better way to explore the dramatic and beautiful coastline of Britain than from the water. A kayak trip along the coast makes for an amazing adventure and gives you a totally different perspective of the coast than what you are used to seeing. You can find secret beaches, hidden caves, and enjoy…

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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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isle of mull SUP spot

Within the last ten years or so, stand up paddleboarding, or SUP has become one of the UK’s fastest growing water sports, with clubs, classes and guided tours happening all over the country. If you have moved passed the beginners stage and want to set off in search of some fantastic SUP locations, we have…

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Man kayaking with Riber product

Fear is something that can affect paddlers of all skills; it can be unpredictable, rational or irrational. Knowing how to deal with your fear is important, whether you are a seasoned paddler or a first-timer, and overcoming the fear is often what gets people addicted to kayaking and canoeing. However, if fear takes over, you…

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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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