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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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What Is Your Emergency?

There’s been an accident and you need the help of the emergency services: Who do you call? What do you ask for? What information will you give? Based on a recent incident in the UK, here’s some learning (that I hope you’ll never have to put into practice)!

This is the very bare bones of calling for help and is not a substitute for completing a relevant first aid course, a safety and rescue course or undertaking leadership training and assessment. Every emergency is unique, but these simple steps should help you to get the help you need as efficiently as possible.

I’m a kayaker, get me out of here!! – Photo V. Bowman
I’m a kayaker, get me out of here!! – Photo V. Bowman
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Was It Worth It?

Was It Worth It?
Was It Worth It?

This video chronicles the events on NYE 2018/19 where I dislocated my shoulder and took a trip to the ER.

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Upcycling Kayaks

What do you do with your broken kayaks? I have a few laying around that I use as a source for repair plastic.

Upcycling Kayaks

Tim Heide uses his for something different.

Upcycling Kayaks
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Social Media Saturday 11 January 2020

Welcome to Unsponsored and Social Media Saturday 11 January 2020.

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Happy New Year

Welcome 2020. We hope that 2020 is good to you all, that it brings good water levels and good fortune. Thank you for supporting Unsponsored.

Safe paddling.

Social Media Saturday 28 December 2019

Welcome to Social Media Saturday 28 December 2019 at Unsponsored. The site has gone nuts over the last few days with an extra boost of visitors. Many thanks for the continued support.

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Midweek Social Media 25 December 2019

A midweek special edition of Social Media Saturday. Check it out!

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Unsponsored Christmas Special 2019

Christmas day is always a big visitor day here on Unsponsored. In previous years visits go up by around 30%+. We started doing a Christmas day post a few years back and it has always been well received. I hope this post goes down at least as well and offers a little bit of escapism to those who need it.

Unsponsored Christmas Special 2019

Merry Christmas and a happy New year to all. Stay safe and paddle hard!

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RRP Proguard Bolt On Mudguard – Review

Ok, we are going a little off piste with this one as it is definitely not kayak or canoe related. When the water is low and the surf has dropped off I get out on a bike. This now includes mountain bikes and road bikes.

Clean lines and no zip ties

I’ve been after a good mudguard for sometime and the Proguard hit my radar a few months ago. I pre-ordered bot the Proguard standard and mini.

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Help Needed – Afon Cynfal And Rhaeadr y Cwm Threatened By Hydro Development

Afon Cynfal And Rhaeadr y Cwm Threatened By Hydro Development
Afon Cynfal And Rhaeadr y Cwm Threatened By Hydro Development

Both Afon Cynfal and Rhaeadr y Cwm are threatened by hydro development. The development will really in significant ecological damage.

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White Water Kayaking First Descents

White Water Kayaking First Descents

White water kayaking first descents in places most of the world avoids with Darren Clarkson-King.

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