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Explore London’s River Thames with the London Kayak Company

Explore London’s River Thames with the London Kayak Company

The London Kayak Company is a new kayaking company providing guided trips on the River Thames. Based in Greenwich, the company offers opportunities to explore London from a unique and exciting perspective. No previous kayaking experience is required. The London Kayak Company is headed up by Harry Whelan, a highly experienced sea kayaker who has […]

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Port of London’s Vulnerable River Users Campaign

Port of London’s Vulnerable River Users Campaign

The Port of London’s latest safety campaign – the Vulnerable River Users Campaign – is looking to improve all river users’ awareness of how to share the river safely with smaller, vulnerable recreational craft on the tidal Thames. The river users campaign features seven posters aimed at: encouraging paddlers and rowers to make themselves more visible and improving […]

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Stand Up Paddleboarding in Paddington

Stand Up Paddleboarding in Paddington

Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP as it is also known, is an exciting new water sport that is becoming increasingly popular in London and across the UK. SUP is a great way to get on the water and as well as being a fantastic from of fitness, it is also the perfect way to explore cities […]

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Kayak and canoe events

‘Stand Up for Good’ Thames Challenge and Marathon’ 17 September 2016

‘Stand Up for Good’ Thames Challenge and Marathon’ 17 September 2016

Take part in the ‘Stand Up for Good’ Thames Challenge on Saturday 17th September and help support youth sport projects across the world. This unique experience presents a fun challenge to those who are new to Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), and a brilliant marathon challenge for those with more experience. Either way it will be a […]

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European Outdoor Film Tour – UK Premiere: London, 2nd November 2016

European Outdoor Film Tour – UK Premiere: London, 2nd November 2016

The European Outdoor Film Tour hits the UK in November, with a premiere at London’s Logan Hall on Wednesday 2nd November 2016. Over the last 16 years the European Outdoor Film Tour has followed one principle: no actors, no blue screen, no second takes – only true adventure. The film programme will provide two hours […]

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Ocean Film Festival comes to London 10-14 October 2016

Ocean Film Festival comes to London 10-14 October 2016

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour returns to London’s Union Chapel this October, after last year’s highly acclaimed Tour. Originating in Australia, the programme features a brand new selection of the world’s most enthralling, ocean-themed short films. The Ocean Film Festival will show in 30 towns and cities across the UK, with London screenings showing […]

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Canoe club news

Safety Kayakers wanted for Swim Serpentine event – 24/25 Sept 2016

Safety Kayakers wanted for Swim Serpentine event – 24/25 Sept 2016

Swim Safety are recruiting safety kayakers for a brand new open water swimming event, Swim Serpentine. The event will take place in Hyde Park over the weekend of 24th and 25th September 2016. Event details Venue: Hyde Park, Central London Timings: 08:30 – 17:00 (both days) Pay: £80 per kayaker per day Food: Lunch is provided Parking: […]

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Explore London’s River Thames with the London Kayak Company

Explore London’s River Thames with the London Kayak Company

The London Kayak Company is a new kayaking company providing guided trips on the River Thames. Based in Greenwich, the company offers opportunities to explore London from a unique and exciting perspective. No previous kayaking experience is required. The London Kayak Company is headed up by Harry Whelan, a highly experienced sea kayaker who has […]

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New SUP club for Eel Pie Island in Twickenham

New SUP club for Eel Pie Island in Twickenham

Eel Pie Island Club SUP (Epic SUP) is a new Stand Up Paddleboarding club that operates from Twickenham Rowing Club. The club is affiliated to Canoe England and is the fifth SUP club to be established in the country. Stand Up Paddleboarding came to Twickenham back in September 2011 when Active360 partnered with Twickenham Alive to […]

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Canoe training and kayak courses

Give kayaking a go with free taster sessions Sunday 12th June

Give kayaking a go with free taster sessions Sunday 12th June

Give kayaking a go for free, at the Regents Canoe Club open day on Sunday 12th June 2016 Enjoy the summer sunshine and give kayaking a go at the Regents Canoe Club open day on Sunday 12th June 10.00am – 5.00pm. The club will have free kayaking taster sessions, BBQ, cake and more. Closest tubes Angel […]

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Kayak club leaders’ training day on tidal Thames – 27th February 2016

Kayak club leaders’ training day on tidal Thames – 27th February 2016

  If your club needs advice and guidance on safely kayaking and navigating the tidal Thames an event is being planned to improve the knowledge base of kayak club leaders who take groups on the Tideway, or clubs planning to do so and requiring information. The event is split into two sections with on and […]

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Coastal navigation course / “Smash & Bash” kayak repair clinic

Coastal navigation course / “Smash & Bash” kayak repair clinic

BCU Coastal Navigation & Tidal Planning Course and “Smash & Bash” Kayak Repair Clinics with Howard Jeffs “Smash & Bash” Saturday 9th January 2016 A one day classroom/practical workshop which will look at all aspects of kayak damage and repair. You will learn how kayaks are designed and built during this very “hands on” course where […]

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Books

South East England & Channel Islands Sea Kayaking

South East England & Channel Islands Sea Kayaking

South East England & Channel Islands Sea Kayaking is the latest kayaking guide from specialist publishers Pesda Press and like its predecessors, it doesn’t disappoint. From the tidal creeks of Southampton to the ‘barrier coast’ of north Norfolk, the guide takes us around the coastline of south east England, exploring remote wildernesses, spectacular cliffs and […]

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Canoe Camping  by Tim Gent

Canoe Camping by Tim Gent

In this book Tim Gent shares his enthusiasm for canoe camping, the experience of travelling and camping from an open canoe. He covers planning a journey, selecting the right canoe and equipment and how to pack your canoe. All the traditional skills of camp craft such as fire lighting, cooking on an open fire, campsite […]

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English Whitewater / The BCU Guidebook / 2nd edition

English Whitewater / The BCU Guidebook / 2nd edition

Welcome to the second edition of the English whitewater kayaker’s bible. Having established itself as a key guide to the best of whitewater and park and playspots within England this second offering from Presda Press adds further to the myriad of challenging steep brooks, classic trips on classic rivers, and previously unfamiliar offerings that is […]

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Canoe and kayak videos

Kayaking the Aleutians – screening Sunday 1st November

Kayaking the Aleutians – screening Sunday 1st November

6.30pm, Sunday 1st November: Screening of Kayaking the Aleutians and talk by Justine Curgenven, at the Doodle Bar, Battersea. Chelsea Kayak Club will be hosting a special screening and talk with Justine Curgenven, about her epic paddle with Sarah Outen across the Aleutian islands, at 6.30pm on Sunday 1st November at the Doodle Bar, Battersea. Justine […]

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Fuse: Thames kayaking at night, water and electric lights

Fuse: Thames kayaking at night, water and electric lights

Fuse is a brilliant short film from Dave Wortley, filmed at Hurley Weir on the River Thames. Fuse has been entered into the 2014 Kayak Session Short Film of the Year Awards. Check out Dave’s blog to find out he and his friends produced Fuse: http://worldkayakblogs.com/mydeckpopped/2014/10/20/fuse/

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Kayak the Amazon: An Expedition from Source to Sea

Kayak the Amazon: An Expedition from Source to Sea

David Midgley, a computer programmer from London, England, dreamed of doing something BIG, and different. A wild idea in a Scottish bar became a ten year project: learn to kayak, and then kayak the Amazon from source to sea. David, better known as ‘Midge’ joined London’s Regents Canoe Club and started to train and plan. Darcy Gaechter […]

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Safety Kayakers wanted for Swim Serpentine event – 24/25 Sept 2016

Safety Kayakers wanted for Swim Serpentine event – 24/25 Sept 2016

| August 25, 2016

Swim Safety are recruiting safety kayakers for a brand new open water swimming event, Swim Serpentine. The event will take place in Hyde Park over the weekend of 24th and 25th September 2016. Event details Venue: Hyde Park, Central London Timings: 08:30 – 17:00 (both days) Pay: £80 per kayaker per day Food: Lunch is provided Parking: […]

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‘Stand Up for Good’ Thames Challenge and Marathon’ 17 September 2016

‘Stand Up for Good’ Thames Challenge and Marathon’ 17 September 2016

| August 25, 2016

Take part in the ‘Stand Up for Good’ Thames Challenge on Saturday 17th September and help support youth sport projects across the world. This unique experience presents a fun challenge to those who are new to Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), and a brilliant marathon challenge for those with more experience. Either way it will be a […]

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European Outdoor Film Tour – UK Premiere: London, 2nd November 2016

European Outdoor Film Tour – UK Premiere: London, 2nd November 2016

| August 24, 2016

The European Outdoor Film Tour hits the UK in November, with a premiere at London’s Logan Hall on Wednesday 2nd November 2016. Over the last 16 years the European Outdoor Film Tour has followed one principle: no actors, no blue screen, no second takes – only true adventure. The film programme will provide two hours […]

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