The most innovative and interesting piece of kit f...

Did you watch the Rio Olympics? It was a great spectacle for the sport of slalom kayaking and for the Team GB paddlers. As good paddling geeks we watched none stop and noticed that Team GB were wearing something a bit different, their top decks and PFD’s din’t look quite right, Or did they ? After 4 years of testing, prototyping and trials Peak launched the Racer ST and what a bit of kit it is! Cag, Deck & PFD all built into one, and the result is really pretty special. The Racer ST is constructed from Peaks SS3 material, light weight, 4 way stretch and with a hydrostatic head of 20m! And 20k of moisture transmission! What...

Choose Flatwater Dec05

Choose Flatwater

The dry Autum has left us with a low Thames and ruled out our early morning pre work Sunbury / Shepperton paddles and the fun of Slalom in the evening we expect at this time of year.  The cold hasn’t helped either but we’ve still been enjoying the river!     Get out...

Hurley Classic 2016

  It all started in 1989 as a kayak freestyle competition and that makes the event one of the oldest of its type. It has developed from this first meeting between friends in the Hurley Village car park into one of the most significant freestyle watersports events in the world. The spirit...

i Kayak Because̷...

Tell us why you kayak to be in with chance to win a brand new Kokatat Centurion PFD.  Like our Facebook page and simply leave a comment on the competion image starting your comment with “I Kayak Because….” The comments with the most likes will go into a random prize draw on...

Looking for your fir...

So you live close by the Thames (or any river / lake) and you want to get out on the water and have a bit of an explore or get out for some exercise? Why not,  Kayaking is pretty easy to learn? Right? and the connection you get between the water and wildlife is unlike any other sport out...

Kokatat Stoke Cag Re...

I recently decided that my old palm semi dry cag (palm fuse) was moribund and sad as this was, it had served me well over the years. As well as the pretty coulours it also kept me warm and dry, even in the colder months and i got a lot of use out of it. The neoprene seal on the fuse does let...