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How to choose your new canoe

If you’re like many thousands of people in Australia this year, you may be considering getting into canoe or kayak paddling for the first time.  And why not?  It’s a great way to experience our beautiful water ways, is fantastic exercise and is suitable…

Clarence River Adventure

Anyone who is an enthusiast, no matter what the pursuit, has a bucket list.  A list of absolute ‘must-do’ activities that have to be experienced before you die.  High on my personal bucket list was the mighty Clarence River.  I have now in part…

Fishing From Canoes

Without a doubt kayak fishing has become one of Australia’s rapid growth activities.  More and more amateur anglers are hitting the water in an array of craft from cheap plastic sit-on kayaks to top end composite offshore fishing kayaks, fishing in waters from narrow…

Canoe Sailing on Somerset’s Dams

It’s no secret to anyone who has known me for more than 30 seconds that I’m a huge fan of canoes.  The primary reason for this is their incredible versatility; their ability for one simple craft to be able to fulfil so many perform…

Developments in Modern Canoe Construction.

Often seen as the dated and less sexy cousin of the kayak, canoes had been sadly left standing beside the dance floor when it came to modernising their designs.  I say had, because in recent years canoes have seen a resurgence in their use…