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The Pyranha 12R – An Update

After starting as a bit of a joke the Pyranha 12R is going into production. Pyranha has received enough interest from the paddling public and Pyranha dealers for the boat to become a reality.

The Pyranha 12R - An Update

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Waka Kayaks 2018 Line Up

Robin Hood Watersports have the full Waka kayaks 2018 lineup. It’s great to see them lined up with one another.

Waka Kayaks 2018 Line Up

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New School Kayak Old School Outfitting

Corran Addison has recently offered his new F Bomb kayak with Hooptie outfitting. Essentially a new hull design with stripped backed outfitting that can be customised by its owner. Having paddled for over 30 years I remember outfitting boats with bit of foam and plenty of glue. I for one think that this is an excellent idea.

New School Kayak Old School Outfitting

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Present Ideas For Paddlers 2017

A great deal of outdoor equipment passes through the halls of Unsponsored HQ. Some great, some good and some not so good. As we get closer to the 25th of December it has now become a little bit of tradition (and to save me answering loads of “What should I get ….. for Christmas, they have just got into kayaking/canoeing/SUP?” type questions via email) to put together a list of gear that paddlers and general outdoors type folk might appreciate as presents at Christmas time.

Present Ideas For Paddlers 2017

So here it is.

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Movie Monday 20 November 2017

Welcome to Movie Monday 20 November 2017. I love this time of year. Suddenly the number of great edits for Movie Monday explodes.

Movie Monday 20 November 2017
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Guigui Prod Shinobi

Guigui Prod have been around for some time producing some of the best custom playboats available. Guigui Prod has released a new composite creek boat named the Shinobi. The design of the hull has come about through the collaboration of Guigui Prod and the Easy Kayak Team.

Guigui Prod Shinobi

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Movie Monday 13 November 2017

Welcome to Movie Monday 13 November 2017. We have some old and new in the edit list week including a couple we liked so much first time around they are in for a second run.

Movie Monday 13 November 2017

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River And Soul – Best Of Both Worlds

River and Soul is an up-and-coming Adventure and Cultural Tour company operating in Nepal and they are gearing up for the new season! Launching some epic White water activities whilst also getting people into the depths of ‘the real Nepal’. River and Soul Adventures will take you off the beaten tourist track to really experience life in rural Nepal while fuelling your adrenaline needs. Callum, the owner of River and Soul has spent a lot of time in Nepal, both as a river guide and living with locals. Not only guiding adventures on the rivers he has worked with local communities in schools to develop education and build a great relationships. So when you visit, it’s not just another village visit, it’s as if you’re walking into a friend’s hometown.

In April 2018, the spring season is opening with one of River and Soul’s favourite tours ‘Best of Both’. Not only offering an awesome mixture of epic white water rivers and cultural experiences, it is kicking off with a whopping 25% off the tour cost! Running for 13 days the trip offers Cultural Homestays, 5 days rafting some epic white water, day treks and city tours.

Callum Running Harkapur – Nepal’s largest commercially run rapid

Callum Running Harkapur – Nepal’s largest commercially run rapid

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Tyne Tour 2017 – Part III

Here we are with Part III from the Tyne Tour 2017.

Tyne Tour 2017 - Part III

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Movie Monday 6 November 2017

Welcome to Movie Monday 6 November 2017. We have a great selection of edits to get you through the start of the working week.

Movie Monday 6 November 2017

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Tyne Tour 2017 – Part II

More images taken from Rescue Rock on the North Tyne. Welcome to Tyne Tour 2017 – Part II.

Tyne Tour 2017 - Part II

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Tyne Tour 2017

Water was low but the stoke was high. Great action, warmish weather and great light have made for a great day photographing paddlers at the Tyne Tour 2017.

This is just a small selection of the 1000s that were taken today.

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