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Open Canoeing

Open boating in a Canadian Canoe on Wastwater, Lake District
The gentle art of the Canadian canoe, the perfect tool for wilderness adventures, gentle touring or family canoeing fun! If you're new to canoeing or a seasoned canoe enthusiast dedicated to follwing the path of the paddle we have articles, canoe & gear tests and how to videos for you.

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Guide to Canoe Hire

A Guide to Hiring a Canoe or Kayak

A brilliant way to dip your first paddle strokes in to the world of canoeing and kayaking is to hire a boat and enjoy a mini-adventure. Here's a guide to hiring a canoe...

Palm Equipment Canoeing & kayaking Gear for Women

Canoeing & Kayaking Gear For Women - Palm Equipment

Palm Equipment were one of the pioneers for designing canoeing & kayaking kit for women and have now developed a solid range of female-specific gear. We take look at how and why this side of their overall range has developed and speak to some of the

Canoe & kayak Camping Top Tips

Canoe Camping - How to Pich Your Tent

Top Tips on Pitching a Tent on Your Canoe Camping Adventure

Canoe & kayak Camping Top Tips Setting up a Tarp

Canoe Camping - How to Put up a Tarp

Useful canoe or kayak camping tips on setting up a tarp

Ray Goodwin Open Canoe Coach, author, explorer

An Interview with Open Canoeist Ray Goodwin

Reflection with Open Canoe Legend Ray Goodwin

White Water Canoeing Trips

5 Great White Water Open Canoe Trips This Winter

Enjoy the thrills, and spills, of white water canoeing with these five great classic river trips