Pyranha Ripper Kayak Review

The Ripper has quickly become a popular boat, particularly here in the UK. When you think about this kayak, you probably instantly fantasise about stern-stalling eddie lines or surfing glassy waves in the sunshine. Which would be completely correct (maybe minus the sunshine if you’re here in the UK!) as this boat is basically a … Read more

Pyranha 9RII Kayak Review

Being a fan of the original 9R, I was hesitant about a re-make. It’s now more obvious than ever though that I was wrong! Having only returned from paddling in Ecuador a matter of days ago, I can now say with confidence that the 9RII is my first boat of choice.   When I was … Read more

Prijon Seayak 520HV Review

I work as a professional Kayak Guide in Finland, I typically would take a Seayak 520 HV if I was planning a multi-day trip and I was bringing something kind of bulky, like a tent. The volume is fantastic on these boats and they are super stable. Due to this stability, I was able to … Read more

Valley Kayaks Etain Review

Valley Kayaks are a UK based Kayak production-company with a long history of making boats. They can trace the company back to 1959, when Ken Taylor traveled to Greenland to study the indigenous peoples and brought a Kayak back to England, that Greenland kayak, served as the model by which all of their other kayaks … Read more

Valley Kayaks Sirona Review

Valley Kayaks are a UK based Kayak production-company with a long and fascinating history of making boats. They can trace the company back to 1959, when Ken Taylor traveled to Greenland to study the indigenous peoples and brought a Kayak back to England, that Greenland kayak, served as the model by which all of their … Read more

Ocean Kayak Malibu 2: A Fun way to get in Shape

When you are overweight and you are trying to get those extra kilos off, sometimes you have to get creative to avoid the typical boredom that comes from exercise routine. For me kayaking was going to be my tool to get myself out of the couch and into the wild without feeling disdain towards the … Read more

Necky Rip 12 Review: A Well-Rounded Kayak

The Necky Rip 12 is a mid-level kayak with features and a design that won’t break the bank. Personally, I’d picked up my Rip 12 with myself being relatively new to kayaking with the intent to eventually do multi-day trips with it. The spacious design and features more commonly found on higher models were major … Read more