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Charlie Head – paddling around England and Wales by SUP

Charlie Head – paddling around England and Wales by SUP

| November 20, 2016

On June 27 2016, Charlie Head departed from London with only his board, a tent and some emergency supplies in an attempt to stand up paddleboard (SUP) England and Wales. He completed the 1000km Land’s End to London leg of the journey in 2012 and is now ready to explore the the rest of our […]

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London Kayakathon 2015 – kayak the Thames for charity

London Kayakathon 2015 – kayak the Thames for charity

| January 18, 2015

Join the London Kayakathon 2015 On 19 April 2015 a group of over one hundred sea kayakers will paddle 26.2 miles of the river Thames. Starting beneath Tower Bridge, the kayakers will paddle the distance in a group with the aim of raising in excess of £30,000 for a wide variety of good causes. Event route […]

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Kayak the Amazon: An Expedition from Source to Sea

Kayak the Amazon: An Expedition from Source to Sea

| June 28, 2014

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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Survey shows over 700 seals living along the River Thames

Survey shows over 700 seals living along the River Thames

| August 19, 2013

An astounding 708 seals have been spotted in the Thames Estuary in the first ever count by air, land and sea, carried out by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Other sightings include porpoises as far upriver as Richmond Lock and Barnes Bridge. The survey of grey and harbour seals along the Thames was carried out […]

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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 London newsletter 31st May 2013

Canoe London newsletter 31st May 2013

| May 31, 2013

A quick round up of news for canoeists and kayakers in the London region. Follow Canoe London on Facebook or Twitter for regular updates. You can view the original newsletter at http://eepurl.com/AeTo1 Sailing and canoeing on a summer’s day On Sunday 9th June the North London Sailing Association and Castle Canoe Club, in partnership with GLL, […]

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