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Sea kayakers called on to help with RNLI research

Sea kayakers called on to help with RNLI research

| June 19, 2013

A new research project by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and the British Canoe Union (BCU) is exploring sea kayakers’ attitudes towards risk and safety, and the various ways in which they participate in their sport. The research will cover people’s reasons for participating in kayaking and canoeing, how often they go, types of […]

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Mind the faff – a classic Alps kayaking map

Mind the faff – a classic Alps kayaking map

| June 8, 2013

Every year a unique migration takes place across the UK. White water kayakers take flight for warmer climes, heading south in search of sunshine and crystal clear, snow melt water. For many, their destination will be the small French town of Briançon, nestled high in the Haute Alpes. Here, four Alpine valleys converge to produce […]

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Canoe Polo League proposed for SE England

Canoe Polo League proposed for SE England

| April 17, 2013

The BCU Canoe Polo Committee is hoping to get a Local League up and running for the South East Area. Their target is to develop Canoe Polo and get more teams involved and participating. The initial idea is to run a Youth League as well as an Open League for players that are playing at […]

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Canoe coaching expenses

Canoe coaching expenses

| March 13, 2013

Many of the canoe clubs in London are run by volunteers, who provide their time and skills for free. Club coaches can spend a lot of their time teaching others – which raises the question, should club members receive expenses for canoe coaching? Paul Gratwick at Edmonton Canoe Club set out to discover whether local […]

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Youngsters to cross Channel

Youngsters to cross Channel

| January 29, 2013

Dylan and Maia are two London youngsters with a mission – they aim to kayak across the English Channel in February. Maia is just 13 and will be the youngest girl ever to do this. Both Dylan and Maia are regular participants at Leaside, which provides fun outdoor education activities to disadvantaged and disabled young […]

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Make your Canoe Club better

Make your Canoe Club better

| January 3, 2013

Make your Canoe Club better. Canoe England is running a series of Club Forums this spring, with a London event on Sunday, 24th February 2013 at the University of East London Sports Dock, E16 2RD. 9am – 4pm The Forum includes a morning workshop and two afternoon workshops (running at the same time) covering marketing, […]

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