Monthly Archives: June 2011

Today we tried out a place called Lea Side, also in Essex. The reason for coming here was the promise of our first attempt at a tandem kayak, the Kiwi 2. Despite a bit of balance-issue with getting both of … Continue reading

This eve we went to Pirate Castle for a paddle and my mum and friend Steph joined just in time to catch a pic of Grant in his beautiful pink kayak!  

So today we rented some slightly better kayaks from Brookbank London, and set off on the River Lea for the first time!     The weather was scorching, and the Essex surroundings were (surprisingly) much nicer than those of Camden! … Continue reading

So it has been a couple of weeks since our first outing on the water, and we are definitely starting to feel more confident. Jack, from Pirate Castle, mentioned tonight that there were other Kayak clubs in NE London / … Continue reading

First thoughts: KAYAKING IS NOT AS EASY AS WE HAD HOPED!   This evening, for just £5 each, we managed to get on the Camden Canal with a group of other amateur paddlers and a couple of guides. When we … Continue reading