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Month: March 2020 (Page 2 of 2)

Social Media Saturday 21 March 2020

Welcome to Social Media Saturday 21 March 2020.

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Kayak Safety Features – Run Down

Kayak design has moved on so much since I started to paddle some 30+ years ago. The level or difficulty at which people paddle is owed in some part to the change in kayak design over the years.

Kayak Safety Features

I currently paddle a Dagger Phantom and despite it being used for pretty much the same stuff as my first plastic kayak – an Ace Swing, yet the technology and features are simply worlds apart.

So if you are looking for a kayak packed full of safety features what are you actually looking for?

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Movie Monday 16 March 2020

Welcome to Movie Monday 16 March 2020 at Unsponsored. It’s business as usual at Unsponsored HQ. Please spend some time checking out the 1000’s of posts including reviews, news and videos.

Movie Monday 16 March 2020
Movie Monday 16 March 2020

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Kayak Hull Gel Coat And Layup

Check out this great video from The Composite Shop. veer fancied building your own boat using an open mould? If so this is for you.

Kayak Hull Gel Coat and Layup
Kayak Hull Gel Coat and Layup
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Social Media Saturday 14 March 2020

Welcome to Social Media Saturday 14 March 2020 at Unsponsored. Sit down, relax and take a look around.

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4 Of The Best Kayaking Rivers In The World

4 Of The Best Kayaking Rivers In The World
4 Of The Best Kayaking Rivers In The World

Discover 4 of the most amazing kayaking locations from across the world. Join Nouria Newman, Aniol Serrasolses, Benny Marr and Dane Jackson as they travel across the world to find the best Kayaking spots in the world!

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Movie Monday 9 March 2020

Welcome to Movie Monday 9 March 2020 at Unsponsored.

Movie Monday
Movie Monday 9 March 2020

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Social Media Saturday 9 March 2020

Welcome to Unsponsored and Social Media Saturday 9 March 2020.

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A New Vision With Palm’s Nevis PFD

Introducing the new Nevis PFD from Palm Equipment. Featuring the world’s first Piggyback harness and the brand new Delta Fit system, this award-winning PFD raises the bar for whitewater safety.

Palm Equipment - Nevis PFD
A New Vision With Palm’s Nevis PFD

The Nevis is the culmination of over three years of development, based on research by University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Designed by Barney Caulfield and tested worldwide by leading whitewater kayakers including Palm athlete Bren Orton.

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PFD Chest Harness Best Practice

Chest harnesses are a familiar part of all whitewater rescue PFDs these days, allowing you to enter the water attached to a tether, or to help with bank belays.

PFD Chest Harness Best Practice
PFD Chest Harness Best Practice

Research by Loel Colins and Chris Onions at the University of Central Lancashire found that 25% of chest harness releases failed to release properly under low load.

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Movie Monday 2 March 2020

Welcome to Movie Monday 2 March 2020 at Unsponsored.

Movie Monday 2 March 2020
Movie Monday 2 March 2020

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