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Day: 1 March 2016

Nomad Large On The Green At 200%

A great edit from Brad McMillan out on the Green in the new 2016 Dagger Nomad.

Nomad Large On The Green At 200%

I’m not sure which one I like more… The new Nomad or the Green at 2 units!

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Spade Kayaks Outfitting

Spade Kayaks have released this nice little graphic detailing their three levels of outfitting for 2016.

Spade Kayaks Outfitting

My Ace of Spades is fitted with the full Pro spec outfitting.

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Dart Dash

After over a year of planning Plymouth University’s Canoe Club’s first Dart Dash took place on the last weekend of January. The Dart Dash is an inter-university white water kayak race with both ‘Advanced’ and ‘Intermediate’ being held on the last three drops of the Upper Dart towards New Bridge and the ‘Beginner’ section-taking place between New Bridge and Spitchwick Common. (The Advanced section also included compulsory slalom poles that had to be made).

Dart Dash

The levels the morning of the Dart Dash race day were high (lapping the steps), however they were quickly dropping, presenting the perfect conditions for the time of the race.

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Wet And Wild Wales

A friend of mine and I were discussing paddling in Wales last Sunday. He described it as the best best place in world to paddle. Given that he has paddled the world over that is not a throw away statement.

Wet And Wild Wales

This edit from Luke Farmer gives just a small glimpse of what Wet And Wild Wales has to offer the whitewater paddler.

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