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London Kayakathon 2014: a Thames marathon by kayak

London Kayakathon 2014: a Thames marathon by kayak

| February 8, 2014

The London Kayakathon 2014 will see a group of over 100 sea kayakers take part in a River Thames marathon on 13 April 2014. Starting beneath Tower Bridge, the kayakers will paddle a marathon distance of 26.2 miles in a group, with the aim of raising in over £30,000 for a wide variety of different […]

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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 group leader training on the tidal Thames: 23/11/13

Kayak group leader training on the tidal Thames: 23/11/13

| October 10, 2013

Kayak group leader training on the tidal Thames and sharing of good practice 23/11/13 Location: Cremorne Riverside, Lots Road, London, SW10 0QH From: 9.45am to 4.30pm The overview for the day is to meet other kayakers and club leaders whom regularly paddle the tideway; specifically those who lead other paddlers through the busy section of […]

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Home-Sea-Home –  a circumnavigation of Great Britain by Sea Kayak

Home-Sea-Home – a circumnavigation of Great Britain by Sea Kayak

| October 3, 2013

The Allenburys Adventure Series presents this fascinating story of circumnavigating the British Isles by Sea Kayak that is not to be missed! Tuesday 15th October 2013 – 8pm. When Natalie and Michal Maderova embarked on their journey around the British Coast, they had only been paddling for two and a half years. The enormity of […]

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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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