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Kayak touring essential gear

When you just have to go there are a few things you’ll need to take with you. Kayak touring is some of the most fun paddling you can experience but don’t be caught out by not having the correct gear. … Continue reading

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Paddling in paradise

Woburn Bay, Grenada, is a picturesque bolt hole with plenty to check out – perfect for some paddling fun. I recently had the good fortune to do a bit of exploring, indulge in some downwinding and circumnavigate Hog Island, lying … Continue reading

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Palm Equipment Cascade/Spark review

I posted a preview earlier this week; now the full Palm Equipment drysuit review has been published on If you’re looking for warm paddling apparel this winter then check out – Catch a fire – Palm Cascade and Spark comparison … Continue reading

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Getting the right length – kayak paddle sizing

Far too many kayakers are happy to just make do and use any old paddle. Yet choosing the correct length of stick, and type, can have a massive effect – positive and negative – on your kayaking. With so many … Continue reading

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Cold water solution – Ianovated winter wetsuit review

I’m not going to deny – the Ianovated winter wetsuit looks unusual. With its protruding plastic tubing; jokey comments and banter will be standard. And yet, having now tried the suit in a variety of conditions, I can confirm that … Continue reading

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Buying a winter wetsuit

Bbbrrr, it’s cold out! But why should the chilly weather stop us from enjoying our favourite pastimes? Buying the right winter wetsuit will prolong your water sessions and get you out on even the most brass monkey of days. If … Continue reading

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Cornwall kayaking – bite size location guides

I’m currently beavering away adding to/updating the long list of kayking mini spot guides on the website. There’s already a significant list of locations – it’s now a case of making sure each entry gives a flavour of what paddlers … Continue reading

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