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Adventurous Experiences, powered by Celtic Paddles, posted this video of an evening Sea Kayak Trip off Peel on the West Coast of the Isle of Man where they encourntered an amazing 25ft Basking Shark.

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Nigel Dennis and Eila Wilkinson are delighted to have the opportunity to try out and use the brand new Motionize kayak statistics monitor and paddle sensor. Motionize is a brand new high tech system that is based around an app downloaded onto your (currently iPhone 6/6s and very soon Android) mobile phone.

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£195 no accommodation / £235 with accommodation.

Contact Nigel / Eila on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info / booking.

We had a wonderful email from Margaret Bright after we spied a great picture of her brand new - still wrapped up, first ever kayak on the beach on the SKUK/NDK OWNERS page on Facebook.
Here's her story. We think it's wonderful and hope you also enjoy it - and .... why did she buy a 3 piece ...?...

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10th Annual International Symposium week - September 2012

For Improver, Intermediate and Advanced sea kayakers.

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13 years ago, the seed was planted

Vancouver Island Record in 2007 focused the mind

266 nautical miles
5 weeks in Alaska, 2 weeks prep
12 paddling days, 1 day of rest,
7 days waiting
an immeasurable life experience
our most unforgettable adventure so far...

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Check out this amazing footage from a recent Expedition to the Shetlands. Martin Taylor of McAuley High School (sea kayaking can be enjoyed by all ages) certainly shows the youngsters that despite the rain and mist, the sea is a truly magical place. Nice to see a whole pod of SKUK kayaks too and Lendal! The sharks are obviously impressed and came in for a close look!

Channel 5: Shark Footage

The Big Celebrity Swim was shown on Channel 5 last week and can now be viewed on line!

Look out for Nigel Stealth Kayak Dennis as he starts the Irish Sea crossing with Ronan Keating in the above link.

It took the swimmers 35 hours and 18 minutes to complete the Swim (and kayak!) from Holyhead to Wicklow in aid of Cancer Research where they hope to raise 1 million.

Nigel, Eila and friend Chris had a fantastic time supporting the whole crew of Celebrities and Super Swimmers and wish THE SWIM every success in reaching their target.

Channel 5:
The Big Celebrity Swim

Website:Adventurous Experiences Blog

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Saturday 20 August 2011

Viking Longboat Races - Mixed Winners!!

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Website: www.engelandvaarder.com

In memory of the thirty-two young Dutchmen who tried to escape to England by Kayak during World War II to join the Allied Forces. Eight of them reached the English Coast.

In late August 2011, Alec Greenwell, Ed Cooper, Harry Franks and Olly Hicks, all from east Suffolk will kayak the same route taken by the Engelandvaarders 70 years earlier. The route they will be following is that of a pair of brothers, Henri and William Peteri, who departed from Katwijk, several miles north of The Hague, and landed on the beach at Sizewell in Suffolk 56 hours later.

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Jonathon has just posted the trip log notes and photos from his recent sea kayaking expedition down the west coast of Canada. The log and photos are released in 8 smaller sections. Hopefully, this will make them easier to view. Here are the links:

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