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Pyranha Thighbrace Install

Lots of people lately have been purchasing Pyranha club spec boats and asking about upgrading the boat with thigh braces, this is a really simple job to do and will take about 10 minutes to complete.


By adding thigh braces will give you much better control of the boat especially in moving water whilst edging the boat, it also allows you to upgrade to a ratchet backrest with the thigh braces pre drilled to take a ratchet.

Here’s a quick step by step guide to fitting Connect thigh braces into a club spec Z-One. Continue reading Pyranha Thighbrace Install

Cooper’s Comeback

Wow, what a come back. Some great boating from Cooper Sallade.

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Green Race is the most prestigious kayak event in the sport of whitewater paddling. Cooper Sallade is a Green Race veteran who trains year round in order to compete in this event; however, 2014 presented some additional challenges that almost prevented him from paddling all together. Continue reading Cooper’s Comeback

Yak Launches New Partnership – CH Marine Ireland

Yak is excited to announce a new partnership with CH Marine, leading suppliers of Marine Safety Equipment in Ireland. CH Marine will be stocking the current Yak ranges covering Whitewater, Touring and Recreation Kit.

Ross Wilkinson, Managing Director for Crewsaver quotes “It is great that we are partnering with CH Marine to help move the Yak brand into Ireland and beyond. The Yak products fit well into their existing portfolio and we are really excited to be working on this with them”. Continue reading Yak Launches New Partnership – CH Marine Ireland

Yak Riwaka Dry Top – First Look

The Yak Riwaka in a very loud GREEN has arrived at Unsponsored HQ. Now this is the third bit of gear from Ya that has landed here the HQ in as many weeks and once again Yak have made a really good impression (I need to find out who is designing this stuff!) – here’s why.

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