Reviews

We have a team of paddlers from a range of disciplines who take out the latest boats and test them to their limits. Then they put pen to paper to bring you impartial reviews of craft and equipment. Please choose the type of craft you would like to see reviews of from the grid below.

sit on top kayak and canoe review fishing kayak review sea and touring kayak review White water kayak reviews
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We also have a number of advise articles. These have been written by our review team to help you get the most out of your paddling experience. To read these, click the title of the article you would like to read below:

Guide to the correct paddling posturePaddling Posture & Stokes

Guide to spraydecks and sizingSpraydecks & Sizing

Review of kayak plasticsPlastics

Guide to kayak hatches Hatches




Our team of testers have over 1,000,000 years of paddling experience between them. They have all paddled their whole (long) lives and have enjoyed canoing and kayaking in all kinds of boats. Braving the elements they set out almost weekly to test a new boat or bit of equipment so you can make a more informed purchase. They are...

the old duffer

The Old Duffer

AGE: 18... honest

EXPERIENCE: Life!

LIKES:
Vegamite & Olives
Kayak Angling
New Paddlers Enthusiasm
West Cork & Cornwall

DISLIKES:
Decorating
The aging process
Better paddlers (not really!)
Running Shuttles


the fridge fairy

The Fridge Fairy

AGE: None of your business!

EXPERIENCE: House full of paddlers!

LIKES:
Her privacy
Ellie Strait 120!

Dislikes:
Quizes

the irk

The Erk

AGE: Classified

EXPERIENCE: Over 15 Years

LIKES:
Sea Kayaking
Kayak Surfing
Kayak Angling
Living in Cornwall
The Ocean
Music
Life

DISLIKES:
Old Duffer

 

the old codger

The Old Codger

AGE: Lost Count!

EXPERIENCE: Needed

LIKES:
Hair
Motorcycles
Kayak Surfing
Dancing (Charleston & Break)
Drambuie

DISLIKES:
Velcro - Plucks his beard
Zips - Traps his beard
Kayak Fishing - Fish Stink!