Woman kayaking solo

Top Tips for Kayaking Solo

By Grace Goodchild | December 7, 2018 |

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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Person paddleboarding on a Riber iSUP

8 Reasons to Take Up a Paddling Sport

By Grace Goodchild | November 15, 2018 |

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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Weights and trainer ready for a workout

Winter Exercises to Keep You in Paddling Shape

By Grace Goodchild | November 9, 2018 |

When winter arrives with shorter daylight hours, cold temperatures and near-constant rain, we can understand the lack of enthusiasm for getting out kayaking. However, not kayaking can mean when the warm weather is back, you’re a little out of shape, and the aches and pains of using paddling muscles are back after just one session.…

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View of Catbells from Derwentwater

10 Lakes to Take Your Canoe or Kayak in the Lake District

By Grace Goodchild | October 25, 2018 |

There are loads of great locations for kayaking and canoeing in Britain, from the sea to rivers and canals to lakes. The variety is perfect for all levels of experience, especially if you are looking for an adventure. The calm waters of lakes and canals also mean you can paddle all year round; all you…

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Canoes on a river bank in Britain

All You Need to Know About Paddling on Canals

By Grace Goodchild | October 17, 2018 |

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 carrying a Riber iSUP board

Taking Care of Your Inflatable SUP Board

By Grace Goodchild | September 24, 2018 |

One of the best things about an inflatable SUP board is how accessible and adaptable they are; iSUP boards are easy to travel with, so you can put them onto any water you come across. However, if you do travel a lot with your board, you need to make sure you keep it in good…

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Man kayaking on a river

9 Top Tips to Help Keep You Safe While Kayaking

By admin | September 17, 2018 |

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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Dogs on a canoe

Canoeing With Your Dog

By Grace Goodchild | August 23, 2018 |

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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