Experience: the Women's Sea Kayak Festival

events kayaking review Nov 08, 2019

What happens when you put some of the best paddlers in the world in a field with some incredibly keen students? Add some sea kayaks and you’ve got the Women’s Sea Kayak Festival, this year held in South Devon in August. With numerous beaches and estuaries, varied sea conditions and great weather, it made for an eventful and inspiring three days.

My teeth were clenched and my knuckles were white as I gripped my paddle. I peered out from under my helmet at the fierce white waves...

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A Wild Week on the Water: Sea Kayaking Near Glasgow, Scotland

kayaking scotland Jun 22, 2019

The city gradually falls away, buildings dwindle and the hills dominate the landscape. Then the water, the Clyde, Loch Thom, the sea; dolphins, porpoise, golden eagles. Gannets dive at 70 mph and curious seals peak over the waves. The Secret Coast of Scotland is just two hours from Glasgow.

If you want to experience life from a different perspective, take to a sea kayak. These specialist boats are designed for speed on long journeys with plenty of space for camping kit. How else can you scour...

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Anna McNuff - hopes and fears for the Coast to Coast New Zealand race on 8/9th Feb

The Coast to Coast race in New Zealand is one of the longest, oldest, most EPIC and iconic adventure/multi-sport races in the world. Starting on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island, competitors run and cycle to the foot of the Southern Alps, before starting a 30.5km mountain run over rocky riverbeds, hills, and crossing rivers. After another cycle, they woosh down (kayaking) 70km of the stunning Waimakariri River, before the final 70km cycle into the finish at Christchurch. Some...

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Berghaus Women in Adventure at Kendal Mountain Festival... PLUS exclusive interview with Anna Blackwell

Kendal Mountain Festival – fellow attendees, have you recovered yet? What a crazy packed weekend! I was there representing Intrepid, as official new Blog Editor for the team – woop!

One of my absolute must-go-to’s for the weekend was Berghaus’ Women in Adventure session on Saturday night – hosted by the one and only Anna McNuff. Anna is also known as the happiest and most enthusiastic person in adventure, and her achievements include running the length of New...

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