Sweet 2015 Stock ava...

Our 2015 drop of Sweet Protection Helmets and accessories has arrived…we now have all sizes and colours of Rockers, Wanderers and Strutters available.  Plus we also have Earpads, Helmet cases and Bearsuit elbow pads all...

Yak Adventure Equipm...

The Yak Apollo Jacket and updated Xipe PFD are the latest bright new pieces of kit to arrive at WWTCC, the first pieces from the 2015 Yak Adventure Touring range of equipment. First up the Xipe PFD, which had a facelift and some extra buoyancy added taking it from 55N to 60N plus some nice...

Venture Islay 14 sit...

First impressions……this is, according to Venture the Islay SOT is a boat to bridge the gap between the more recreational type of SOT and say for instance an Islay 14 touring kayak…and at first glance it does look very sleek with its narrow bow and almost ‘anti radar ‘type...

Sweet News….

The 2015 spring drop of Sweet Protection helmets should be with us just before Easter this year and not too much has changed…or so we thought…this morning we got an email telling us all about the Intergalactic MKII!   Improvements include use of GORE-TEX® Ocean Technology®...

GB Freestyle Kayak T...

Although you may not have noticed it there have been lots of keen freestyle paddlers out grinding almost the whole winter around Hurley and Lea Valley in the build up to GB Freestyle Kayak Team selections which are taking place at the end of this month (just a few days away now). But what is...

Keeping it cleanR...

Here at the shop we do a fair amount of kayak and canoe repairs, and the thing that always surprises me is the condition that the boats are in! Why? well, it’s not because I hate hovering them out. It’s because the grit and sand in the boat is quite often the reason for the repair...

New Palm Touring Cag...

The most recent additions to the stock list are the 2015 Palm Arcadia for men and women, plus the Chinook.  Because it’s easier than reading all the words we’ve put together a quick couple of videos to run down the main features for you! If you want to see what else is coming...


Whats the Big Deal ...

With winter in full swing we have been selling plenty of dry tops and dry suits of varying designs, qualities and price points.  Questions we regularly get asked in the shop are: What’s up with Gore-tex products? Is it actually better? Why is it more expensive? Is breathability actually...

New Arrivals from Pa...

As usual Palm have been busy working on their range of kit and this week we got the first boxes of the new 2015 products, mostly focused towards the whitewater side of the sport, with some favourites getting a bit of a update and a couple of entirely new products.  Here is a quick overview of...

The official Whitewa...

The list which we know you have all been waiting for has finally arrived, with christmas just around the corner here is our ultimate Christmas Hot List:   1. Sweet Rocker Helmet.  We still have all sizes and all colours of this fantastic helmet.  It has been leading the helmet market...

Jackson Fun 2015 Rev...

Well the water has finally arrived and with it our local Thames spot has started working again and after getting fired up at the SAS Hurley Classic over the weekend we were keen to get out of the Slalom boats, so we got an early start this morning and before the sunrise we drysuited up and...

Plastic kayak repair

What do you do when or if your kayak breaks? Boats are after all only made from plastic, basically just lots of the material your supermarket shopping bag is made from plus  the 1000′s of hours of R&D into each boat and rotomoulding tecnology , so miss use and abuse will lead to...

What to buy for the ...

With Christmas fast approaching there are a myriad of gift ideas for the paddler in your life, just wait until you see our Christmas hot list! But the real question is what to get for the kayaker that has everything.Now after a long debate about the pros and cons of each item on this list, we...

WWTCC Pyranha B.Two ...

Leon takes us through Pyranha’s new B.Two