Presumption is the mother of all cockups.

… Or rather assumption is. There is something strange in the world of kayaking. There are a lot of opinions about what is right or wrong technique or tactics. But whilst the overall community is very friendly, sometimes I think there can be a hidden ego under the surface. One particular habit I have noticed…

Pyranha Loki Review

Pyranha Loki (Medium) Review

I have been wanting to try out a Pyranha Loki ever since it was released back in 2012. The Loki is not very popular in the UK, and would appear to be a very under appreciated kayak. The reasons for this are numerous. From shops who do not understand it, and want to push the bigger,…

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…