Normally, sea kayaking is my thing and I love nothing more than being out on the kayak fishing or adventuring. This Saturday, however, things went slightly differently to a normal kayaking trip. As we drove towards a sheltered South Coast spot, we passed the River Kennel, which comes from the beautiful Kennel Vale. The river was at a really high state of tide and rather than having a grassy flood plain on either side, the water filled the whole valley.…

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  Vicky here again – with a post for the ladies! We have been non-stop this year, making the most of the glorious weather and the beautiful location right on our doorstep. Being outdoors and in the water so much has meant that we’ve needed the right gear that suits this. Here are a few reviews of stuff i’ve been using. Tribord Ride Women’s Jungle UV Rash Vest Top I love the Tribord Ladies UV Rash Vest. It is really…

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  On one of the final days of my summer holiday, we decided to kayak to the popular Pandora Inn on the edge of Restronguet Creek. With its flagstone floors, low-beamed ceilings and thatched roof, dating back to the 13th Century, the Pandora truly is a landmark.   As they have their own mooring at the front of the pub, the Pandora Inn is accessible by the water and I couldn’t think of a better way to travel there than…

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  This post is the final instalment about a day so awesome it takes up two posts. If you haven’t already, go here and read part one first! … It was a great day for spotting wildlife, we had already seen a sun fish (I was gutted I didn’t get a photo of it), seals, oyster catchers, cormorants, and oodles of jellyfish. I had been experimenting with my GoPro filming the jellyfish underwater and managed to get a few great…

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  I’ve been loving my summer holiday, It’s been important to me to make sure I’m doing something fun or productive (normally DIY) everyday and because of this, I haven’t had one boring or lazy day. We’ve had some really memorable days including trips to Devon, watching the red arrows from the water and lots and lots of trips to the beach. One of the best days of the summer and probably the entire year had to be last week.…

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  Every year Falmouth has it’s annual sailing regatta – Falmouth Week. It’s the largest regatta in the South West and not only does it have races for all sizes of ship but it also has a huge amount of action on shore for landlubbers. The highlight for me has got to be the Red Arrow display over the harbour. They are always spectacular and thrilling to watch but we decided to make it even more of an event by…

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  Last week we went for a little paddle around St Michael’s Mount. I’ve not kayaked around it before but was inspired by a friend telling me about his experience kayaking around the mount. So late last Thursday, we drove down to Penzance in the van with a couple Fatyak Kaafus on board to check the mount out for ourselves. We parked up at The Godolphin Arms in Marazion as their carpark was open late, was only £2 and was…

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  I’m a big fan of Fatyak; there is just so much to love. Their sit on top kayaks are well priced, well designed and are well made in Somerset, England. What more could you ask for? Awesome, home grown, colourful kayaks! This is why I own two of them, a standard Kaafu and a Fishing Kaafu. So when I found out that they had created the Fatyak Kaddy Storage Pod, which is an additional storage hatch for any of…

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  My GoPro mount collection is growing a little bit more with the addition of the Camkix GoPro Bobber, a floating hand grip which is suitable for all GoPros. I’ve also bought a CamKix GoPro Body Mount Bundle which includes a chest harness mount, head strap mount and rotating wrist mount. I tested the Bobber and Chest Mount out this weekend while stand up paddleboarding and kayaking (with my Fatyak Kaafu) and thought I’d write a little review about my…

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  Whether it’s rivers or surf you’re into paddling; there are just some pieces of gear that you can’t do without! Here is my brief run down of what I always pack into the van. What makes kayaking in white water so fun is that it’s thrilling and a little bit dangerous. In order to minimise the risk and maximise the fun, most of this gear is designed to keep you safe and dry when you’re out on the water.…

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