Category Archives: Gear

White Water Photography

I’m new to photography in general and still have a long way to go. Here’s some very basic tips that I’ve found useful to do with photography on the river…. Advertisements

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Pyranha Burn Modifications

Recently I’ve switched from a Medium to a Large Pyranha Burn. I’m always fascinated to see what people have done to improve their boats when I buy second hand and thought I’d share these two modifications on my blog. Modified … Continue reading

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Leaky paddles

Last year I ended up having one of my paddles repaired as water had entered the shaft, making the paddle strokes feel heavy and off balance. The paddle wasn’t damaged, it’s more likely that the glue around the joints had … Continue reading

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Mounting a river knife on a buoyancy aid

Externally mounted river knives are a little frowned upon in the UK, mostly because they look quite aggressive and our rivers are usually fairly close to urban areas. In the past, I have carried a folding knife in the pocket … Continue reading

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Caring For Your Drysuit

For the recreational paddler, equipment should last a decent amount of time. However, the more you paddle, the more wear and tear your equipment will accumulate. It’s not unheard of for those who are involved with coaching or guiding to … Continue reading

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How not to lose your Go Pro…

Go Pro cameras have changed the way kayaking films are made. With cameras mounted on helmets, kayaks and even paddles now the viewer can now get closer to the action than ever before. Most kayakers are using the adhesive mounts … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Belt Bags

I went out and bought a Palm Zambezi Belt to wear a throw bag on before doing my raft guide training course last year. The idea was that it would allow me to always have a throwbag close to hand, … Continue reading

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