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Londoners invited to paddle and pick plastic from waterways this April

Londoners invited to paddle and pick plastic from waterways this April

| March 15, 2016

Paddle and Pick campaign will pick the plastic & paddle the Thames to raise awareness of plastic pollution, collecting rubbish from London’s waterways on canoes, paddleboards and kayaks Between April 8 and 13,  London’s waterways will host recreational paddlers collecting rubbish from canoes, paddleboards and  kayaks all in a bid to raise awareness of the […]

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London Kayakathon April 2016 – kayak over 26 miles on the Thames in aid of charity

London Kayakathon April 2016 – kayak over 26 miles on the Thames in aid of charity

| January 3, 2016

This year’s London Kayakathon takes place on 23rd April 2016 and will see a group of over one hundred experienced sea kayakers paddle 26.2 miles of the River Thames. Starting beneath Tower Bridge, the kayakers will paddle the distance as one group, with the aim of raising over £30,000 for a wide variety of different charitable causes. From Tower […]

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Port of London’s Vulnerable River Users Campaign

Port of London’s Vulnerable River Users Campaign

| July 25, 2015

The Port of London’s latest safety campaign – the Vulnerable River Users Campaign – is looking to improve all river users’ awareness of how to share the river safely with smaller, vulnerable recreational craft on the tidal Thames. The river users campaign features seven posters aimed at: encouraging paddlers and rowers to make themselves more visible and improving […]

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Thames Tidefest: free kayak & stand up paddleboarding

Thames Tidefest: free kayak & stand up paddleboarding

| September 6, 2014

  TideFest  is a new River Thames event taking place on World Rivers Day  – Sunday 28th September 2014 – to highlight and celebrate the recreational importance of the Thames Tideway to Londoners. TideFest is taking place as part of the month long Totally Thames festival and is supported by the Thames Tunnel Now Coalition and the […]

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Thames Stand Up Paddle Board Challenge 2014

Thames Stand Up Paddle Board Challenge 2014

| June 26, 2014

Following a successful launch in 2013, London’s biggest mass participation charity watersports event ‘The Thames Stand Up Paddle Board Challenge’ returns to the River Thames on the 26th July 2014. On a glorious august bank holiday weekend in 2013, 85 stand-up paddlers completed a 6km race between Kew and Hammersmith Bridges, raising upwards of £5,000 for […]

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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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