Category Archives: Sitons.com

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 sitons.com 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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Carbis Bay – watersports mini guide

Here’s another mini guide that’s recently been published on the sitons.com site. This time I spotlight Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall. Carbis Bay is a great little bolt hole for all types of watersports enthusiast – particularly those looking for … Continue reading

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Paddling through winter

Thinking of keeping going with your kayaking antics through the winter? If so then here are a few tips for how to survive the off season. Winter kayaking tips is now live over on the sitons.com site. Would you go … Continue reading

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Tiree mini watersports guide

Tiree is a cracking little Inner Hebridean island that’s perfect for all types of watersports. It doesn’t matter what salty activity you’re into you’ll be well served by a visit to (officially) the UKs sunniest spot. Check out my Tiree … Continue reading

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Thurso watersports mini guide

Thurso holds a special place in the hearts of surfers as, on its day, the fabled reef breaks of the area can be world class. However, this part of Scotland isn’t the sole domain of the rip, shred and tear … Continue reading

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Kayaking and watersport apps

More or less everybody these days uses apps to manage their busy lives. Windsurfing, surfing, snowboarding, kayaking and kitesurfing are no different. In fact, recreational playtime could be the area that’s suited to this technology the best? Head over to … Continue reading

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Marazion watersports beach guide

Here’s my latest mini spot guide for sitons.com – this time featuring Marazion, Mounts Bay, Cornwall. ‘Mazza’ is great for most disciplines of watersports, depending on conditions, and with other noted locations of Gwithian and Sennen close by, it would … Continue reading

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