Cardiff Paddle Fest

Readers of this blog know that I am not regular writer of “I went paddling at XYZ” type entries. Instead I prefer to focus on what I hope to be more interesting topics and musings from the world of paddling. However I feel that I should give some props to the Cardiff International White Water…

Kayaking on the Söca river

A general guide to the Soča River area

I will preface this article by saying that this is not the Kayaking Gods guide to the Bovec Soča area in Slovenia. But I hope that it will give some useful information to those who have been thinking of visiting, or are visiting later this year. I feel that while Slovenia can be popular with…

Rivering, a kayaking documentary

Film Review: “Rivering”

Kayaking is a visually amazing sport. The sights of the rapids, the sounds, and the way in which the extreme ends of the sport often involve falling off gigantic waterfalls. It isn’t surprising that companies will usually only sponsor content that shows such extremes. After all, they want the “wow” factor. The trouble is that…

Dagger Jitsu 5.5 Stern

Dagger Jitsu 5.5 Review

Background As readers of this blog may or may not be aware, I have fairly recently started trying to do more in the way of play boating. Rivers have been very fickle as to when they fill up, and I like to boat throughout summer. I am still at the very beginning, so you won’t be…

Jackson Kayak 2Fun Impressions

Summer is nearly upon us, and not before time. Not long to go now. And with summer comes the weekends, for myself and my girlrfriend at least, of warm days messing around at the Cardiff International White Water Centre, playing around on weirs, and now the fun of taking the boats to the beach. People…