Tagged: Kayak

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Conwy Mountain Challenge – Race Report

The Conwy Mountain Challenge was the second race of what will hopefully be four races in 3 weekends for me. The British Quadrathlon Trophy Series of races were a bit unevenly spaced this year with 3 weekends of races back to back. 2nd Sept – Shrewsbury Quad 9th Sept – Conwy Mountain Challenge 15th Sept...

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Paddling and Camping in North Wales

Third weekend of the month, it must be time for the Dyffryn Conwy Paddlers kayak time trial in Llyn Padarn. The North Wales Surf Ski Paddlers were also thinking of organising some low-key, informal surf ski races over the winter so I suggested they do them on the same weekend. That way, those of us...

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Santa Hats at Llyn Padarn Time Trial

With the 2017 Welsh Cyclocross Series done and dusted I was able to head up to North Wales to join in with the Llyn Padarn Kayak Time Trial Series on Sunday instead. I’d already missed races 1,2 & 3 of this series but it’s a fairly informal affair that anyone can join in with as...

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Surf Ski vs K1 Kayak – A Decision Made

If you’ve read my recent post about kayaking at Llyn Geirionydd in Snowdonia you’ll know about my dilemma as far as  surf ski vs K1 kayak is concerned. Surf Ski vs K1 Kayak I couldn’t quite decide if I should get a K1 kayak for out and out speed or a surf ski for more versatility....

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Sunny Surf Ski Session

Having worked loads of extra hours last week, I was owed a bit of time. So, when the sun came out on Wednesday afternoon and the wind dropped off I couldn’t resist finishing work an hour early so that I could get out for a lovely relaxing surf ski paddle on the estuary. I met...

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Inflatable Canoe – Sevylor Panama

Our latest ‘toy’ is an inflatable canoe that we bought from the unlikely source of Lidl in Aberystwyth. It is a two man inflatable canoe, although we can get the three of us in it fairly comfortably and it comes complete with seats and various storage compartments. The inner is your normal plastic rubber dinghy...

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