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Traditional Kayak Building Workshop April 2015

Traditional Kayak Building Workshop April 2015

| March 1, 2015

This April, kayak building experts Seawolf Kayak from the Pacific Northwest will be in London teaching the ancient art of building traditional skin-on-frames kayaks. According to Seawolf Kayak, when you bring a boat to life in the traditional fashion, you create stories just as the first kayakers did and still do. You learn complex building techniques like […]

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English Whitewater / The BCU Guidebook / 2nd edition

English Whitewater / The BCU Guidebook / 2nd edition

| May 5, 2014

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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ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup at Lee Valley White Water Centre June 2014

ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup at Lee Valley White Water Centre June 2014

| March 27, 2014

The ICF* Canoe Slalom World Cup hits London’s Lee Valley White Water Centre in June 2014. Professional paddlers from across the world will compete on the London 2012 Olympic course, in an adrenalin fuelled race of speed and skill. With up to 25 slalom gates on a punishing, grade 4 white water course, action and excitement […]

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Kayaking on the tidal River Thames in London – group safety and leadership

Kayaking on the tidal River Thames in London – group safety and leadership

| December 22, 2013

Kayaking on the tidal Thames is an exciting and challenging way to explore London’s maritime heart, but you need to keep your wits about you, as Steve Rushbrook from Port of London Authority and Harry Whelan from Kayaking London explained at a recent symposium for London paddlers. We started the day with a presentation from […]

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Urban kayaking on South London’s River Wandle

Urban kayaking on South London’s River Wandle

| October 15, 2013

The Wandle is a small London river which rises in Croydon and flows through Sutton, Merton and Wandsworth before joining the Thames, upstream of Wandsworth Bridge. It can be explored by kayak or canoe – but low bridges and pipes, weirs and a 500m section of subterranean paddling mean it’s not for everyone. We kayaked […]

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Kayak and canoe courses for the over 50s in London

Kayak and canoe courses for the over 50s in London

| August 5, 2013

London has over sixty canoe and kayak clubs, providing paddling opportunities for children and adults of all ages. Many clubs will welcome adults over 50, regardless of your ability or previous experience. Canoe clubs often focus on particular canoe sports, some of which are more active than others. Many clubs also offer ‘try it out’ […]

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