Author: Maria

BIC Bilbao

The BIC Bilbao is a versatile recreational kayak that is suited to both beginners and expert kayakers. Whether you’re paddling for sport, exploring, diving or having a quick paddle with the kids, the quality of its design makes all activities possible with comfort and ease. The fluid hull shape provides a nice smooth ride, while the deck shape and quality extras allow you to carry almost any load with optimum stability and guaranteed safety. BIC Bilbao FEATURES Drinks Holder Grab Lines Integrated Carry Handles Integrated Cushioned seat Scuppers Stowing Mesh BIC Bilbao DETAILS Manufacturer Hull Type Length Width Weight Max...

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BIC Ouassou

The distinctive looking Bic Ouassou is a fun, versatile sit-on-top that is designed with the leisure kayak market firmly in mind. The Ouassou’s spatula shaped hull, derived from surf long boards and rodeo kayaks, makes it ideally suited for beach play and use in surf as well as making the Ouassou responsive, stable and very manoeuvrable in most conditions. The compact size and integral handles make the Ouassou easy to move and store, further adding to it’s appeal as a great beach or starter sit on. BIC Ouassou Features Drinks Holder Fittings for Knee Straps Integrated Carry Handles Integrated...

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Runswick Bay, North Yorkshire

Runswick Bay is a sheltered sandy beach on the beautiful Heritage Coast area of the North York Moors National Park. How to get there: Runswick Bay is 9 miles North of Whitby (use satnav TS13 5HT) then follow signs to beach. Facilities: Slipway onto beach. You can stop vehicles to unload here before parking in pay and display carpark 100 yards back up road. Toilets. Pub nearby. Hazards: As with all sea locations the main hazard is a change in weather. Best also to time your trip to take advantage of tidal streams for outward and return. Overview: A sheltered bay with a easy access by slip. Paddling north along rocky shoreline gives excellent views. The next bay along is Port mulgrave, good to put in and view the old fishing huts. Location:  IMAGES COURTESY OF AND COPYRIGHT TO David Merrett Matt Buck Colin Gregory Tim Herrick  LOCAL INFORMATION WEBSITES Welcome to...

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Leybourne Lakes Country Park, Kent

Leybourne Lakes Country Park is close to Snodland, Kent. Good for the novice. Calm water. Easy access with kayak. Short distance from car to water. Lake not particularly big but nice for an afternoon out with the family. How to get there: Access via a side road off A228 (sign posted for leisure centre then first left) NOT THROUGH MAIN ENTRANCE. Facilities: Parking is pay and display. Season tickets are available (nearest postcode ME20 6AA). Refreshments and toilet/changing facilities available. Kayak hire is available from the watersports centre, a sit on top kayak, double blade paddle & buoyancy aid cost £12.00...

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Dream Kayaking Locations – The Infographic

As some of you may or may not already know, we recently polled 500+ watersports enthusiasts where their dream kayaking locations would be, and the results made for interesting reading. Due to the diverse amount of suggestions received, it was decided to split the results into three distinct categories – rivers, regions and UK spots. Some of the locations will come as no surprise whereas others stand out for not being immediately obvious. In particular, the fact that the UK was mentioned on numerous occasions suggests that aspirational locations are just as likely to be closer to home as...

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