What Do I Need To Start Kayaking

What Do I Need To Start Kayaking

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When deciding to take up any activity, it’s essential to adequately plan and prepare. Simply leaping into something without considering the potential consequences, dangers or long-term outcomes is a recipe for disaster. This is even true when it comes to any activity involving harsh conditions such as snow, ice, extreme height or deep water. Which is why kayaking, which often involves individuals being in very small groups and in very isolated locations, is something that should not be undertaken lightly.

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What Do I Need To Start Surfing?

What Do I Need To Start Surfing?

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The obvious purchase and definite piece of equipment are your surfboards and surfboard leashes, after all you can’t surf without a surfboard. If you are at beginner level it is best to start off with a large surfboard, that way you can improve your stability and balance as time goes by. Surfboard leashes are a must have, excellent piece of surfing equipment. A bonus is they are inexpensive but serve a truly life changing quality.

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CWS Interview With Jack Cookson

CWS Interview With Jack Cookson

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Here at Coast Water Sports, we are proud sponsors of laser sailor, Jack Cookson. Jack started sailing at the age of 7 when moving with his family to Portugal and his sailing journey started on no other than the Iberian Peninsula in the Optimist. Jack then learnt the basics from a Portuguese local coach at the age of 10. Since moving back to the UK from Portugal, Jack is now a proud member of the Olympic British Sailing Team, which he can now truly showcase his talent, abilities and determination to not only his British team members but his worldwide competitors.

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The Best Kayak Spots in the World

The Best Kayak Spots in the World

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Seeing the world from the water is guaranteed to be unique, rewarding, and above all, amazing. Kayaking is a fantastic way to explore all the secrets that lie beyond the shore, but where are the best spots for seeing this hidden world? We’ve rounded up a few of the greatest locations on earth which are guaranteed to fulfil your kayaking wish list.

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How To Safely Kayak With Your Dog

How To Safely Kayak With Your Dog

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There are many aspects to think about before taking to the water with your dog, for instance the size of your dog. Is your dog too big for both the boat and the kayak? The last thing you want is the risk of capsizing. Take the dog’s personality into account. If your dog has a nervous or worried temperament, kayaking may not be a wise move. Even if your dog is of a more excitable disposition, you’ll have to work out ways of ensuring that he or she doesn’t start leaping about uncontrollably.

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The Ultimate Guide To Surfing Etiquette

The Ultimate Guide To Surfing Etiquette

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Different beaches and different surfing spots will need differing levels of ability and skills. If you pick a spot that is too easy for you, then you run the risk of hogging the waves and upsetting beginners. Equally, if you choose an area that is too difficult for yourself, then you may get in the way of other surfers. Equally, choosing a time or place that is beyond your ability does pose a safety risk, and no one should put themselves in danger.

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Fun Activities To Do With Your Kayak

Fun Activities To Do With You Kayak

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For those that have a passion for water sports, there isn’t much better than getting out paddling on a canoe or kayak. With a host of different activities available to be enjoyed whether you are using a river kayak, sit on top kayak, or an inflatable kayak, there is almost no end to the amount of fun you can have out on the water.

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