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Kayaking the Aleutians – screening Sunday 1st November

Kayaking the Aleutians – screening Sunday 1st November

| October 18, 2015

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

| November 16, 2014

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

| 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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Kayaking through London at night on the River Thames

Kayaking through London at night on the River Thames

| April 27, 2014

London can look pretty stunning from the Thames – especially at night. Check out this clip of paddlers from one of London’s many canoe clubs, enjoying an evening on the river. For more information on kayaking on the River Thames see http://canoelondon.com/kayaking-on-tidal-thames-in-london-group-safety-leadership/

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Canoeing by Reg Blomfield – 1930s open canoe skills

Canoeing by Reg Blomfield – 1930s open canoe skills

| October 29, 2013

If you think open canoes are boring – think again. Canoeing by Reg Blomfield is an old black and white film in which Reg Blomfield demonstrates some amazing skills in an open canoe. Dating from roughly 1934 or 1935, the film quality is rough, but the skills are astonishing. Alongside traditional, and not so traditional paddle […]

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Freestyle Kayak Moves – how to do all the ICF moves!

Freestyle Kayak Moves – how to do all the ICF moves!

| August 30, 2013

Freestyle Kayak Moves is a new and easy to follow DVD which demonstrates how to perform a wide range of moves – from a simple Spin to a complex Helix. The DVD covers all the currently recognised moves on the International Canoe Federation’s (ICF) score sheet. Freestyle moves are demonstrated and described by the UK’s […]

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