The Benefits of Canoeing

Many people struggle with fitness. They look at it as a hassle. Thinking it is self-inflicted stress onto their body just to fit into societies perfect image of a person’s stature. Even when it comes to sports they view them as too boring or too exciting. Many people who think this way are seeking a stress releasing sport that is […]

Canoeing World Records

You may have only just begun canoeing or you may have been participating in this sport for several years. Whichever it is and regardless of how much experience you have canoeing, you have to take your hat off to those men and women who manage to set world records in this and any other field. There are literally hundreds of […]

Choosing the Best Canoe for You

Canoeing can be one of the most exciting and exhilarating sports a person can participate in. From paddling around a tranquil lake to battling white water rapids to going on epic trails in picturesque surroundings, canoeing has it all. It is highly likely that you will be borrowing a club’s equipment if you are new to canoeing. Canoes, kayaks, paddles […]

Canoeing in the UK

When it comes to canoeing locations, the UK is spoilt for choice. From gentle inland waterways to the rough and tumble of the varied coastline, you’ll find that there’s a place for every paddle-sport enthusiast in the British Isles. Whether you’re brand new to the sport or an old hand, there’s plenty to interest, challenge and motivate you out on […]

Famous Canoeists

Like all sports, canoeing and kayaking produces stars. Some canoeists become famous for books they have read, others for excelling in their chosen discipline while others are revered for their adventuring using one of the world’s oldest methods of transportation. Freya Hoffmeister is one of the world’s most famous canoeists. Born in May 1964, the no 53 year old German […]

Canoeing at the Olympics

The majority of people who participate in canoeing do it as a leisure activity. It is, after all, bags of fun, exciting and a great way to explore the big outdoors while keeping fit at the same time. For some canoeists, however, they have one goal in life and that is to represent their country on the world’s biggest stage […]

Best canoeing trips

Anyone can buy a canoe, head to a body of water and paddle away to their heart’s content, soaking in the scenery, enjoying the peace, and perhaps challenging themselves in the process. That is the beauty of canoeing. Amateur and serious canoeists alike are always on the lookout for the perfect canoeing destination. Be it some tranquil, crystal clear waters […]

Type of canoe

The word canoe covers a whole host of different vessel as there are several different types of canoe on the market today. Canoes come in many shapes and sizes depending on what their purpose is to be. Some canoes of the modern world are a combination of two or more designs so they can be sued for multiple uses. For […]

All about the canoe

Canoes have been used all over the world for approximately 10,000 years as man took to the water to discover new lands. The word canoe comes from the Carib kenu, meaning dugout. The oldest known canoe is the Pesse canoe, which was found in the Netherlands and constructed around 8200 and 7600 BC. There have been excavation digs in Denmark […]