Palm Kayak Paddle Float

Palm Kayak Paddle Float

The Paddle float rescue is one of the first self-rescues that many kayakers learn. The paddle float rescue or re-entry, uses an inflatable bag on the end of your paddle to act as an outrigger. This bag helps stabilize the kayak as the paddler gets back in to the kayak. The paddle float itself is a simple and is easily safety item. They can be stored under the bungee-corded to the sea kayaks deck. They are fast and easy to get in place and inflate in a few blows. The Palm Paddle Float…continue reading →
Yak Sumit Kayak Cag

Yak Sumit Kayak Cag

Cags help to create a protective layer between you and the outside world helping keep you dry, trap heat and reduce wind chill, the happier on the water you are the longer you will paddle! Kayaking tops are known by a variety of names Cags, Dry Tops and spray jackets etc. There loads of well established brands offering a huge range of styles and designs specifically for the type of paddling you do, white water, day paddles, muilt-day trips etc. Kayaking cags tend to be shorter in the body than a normal jacket…continue reading →
Perception Expression 15 with EXP Backband

Perception Expression 15 with EXP Backband

My first Sea Kayaks........ Perception got this one spot on! I'm no expert or seasoned kayaker but to me the Expression 15 is a sporty, fast & fun touring style kayak. The kayak feels responsive yet still manages to retain a solid friendly feel. The Expression 15 feels very stable and not tippy, even my girlfriend who had never been in a kayak found it stable and instilled confidence. I purchased the Expression 15 which is the larger of the two Expressions, the 14 being the other. The Expression 15 gives bigger paddlers…continue reading →
Bluefin Cruise 10’8” SUP Board + Dog

Bluefin Cruise 10’8” SUP Board + Dog

I was excited to see the Bluefin Cruise 10’8” delivered (board on the left in the photo below). I had chosen this brand of SUP board after by own research and knowing they were a British company. The Cruise range is Bluefin’s entry-level all around inflatable SUP board. The kit includes everything that you’d need for a great SUP boarding day on the water. The board is constructed from a dual-layer drop-stitched hull, a comfortable thick deckpad with a quality kick-tail. included in the kit is a 2in1 paddle, 3 tubed (2 with…continue reading →
Rip Curl Dawn Patrol 5/3mm Women’s Back Zip Wetsuit 2020 – Dark Blue

Rip Curl Dawn Patrol 5/3mm Women’s Back Zip Wetsuit 2020 – Dark Blue

Rip Curl Dawn Patrol 5/3mm Women's Back Zip Wetsuit 2020 - Dark Blue When my girlfriend was looking for a new wetsuit, we knew she felt the cold, so she tends to wear a winter level suit all year round in UK waters. We took a drive down to the Wetsuit Centre in Bournemouth, knowing that these guys have hundreds of suits in stock, we were sure to find something or so we through. Wetsuits, wetsuits every where but not a single one that fitted very well. After an hour this was our…continue reading →
The Man Outdoors Ex-RNLI D-Class Life Boat

The Man Outdoors Ex-RNLI D-Class Life Boat

The D-CLass was first introduced by the RNLI fleet in 1963. The inflatable style lifeboat continues to evolve to meet changes in demand around the UK shoreline and technology available. Being highly manoeuvrable they operate closer to shore. These boats come into their own for searches and rescues in the surf, shallow water and confined locations. With it's shallow draft they are often used close to cliffs, among rocks and even inside caves around the UK coastline. This boat is D-478, based on active service in Aldergrove, Newcastle from 1995-2005. After it's duties…continue reading →
Fatyak Samos (SUP) Stand Up Paddle Board Review

Fatyak Samos (SUP) Stand Up Paddle Board Review

The Fatyak Samos (SUP) stand up paddle board is aimed to bridge the gap between inflatable and epoxy SUP Boards already on the market. Concentrating on robustness, stability and easy of use the Samos is perfect for the budding and novice paddler and ideal for rental users. Each board is manufactured to Fatyak’s high quality rotational moulding standards. Using this process with no seams and no joints the Samos is manufactured using very high grade, high density UV stabilised polyethylene and made in Somerset, England. This method of manufacture means that you have…continue reading →