Paddle Powered Craft
Whether it's Canoeing, Kayaking, Rowing or Stand-up Paddle Boarding, they
are all are great entry-level forms of boating.You
can try them all around the country as they can all be carried
out both inland on lakes and rivers ,and out on the ocean.
This guide provides an introduction to
paddle powered activities and gives you the essential
information to get started such as the equipment
that you will need, the areas available, where you can find
training, holidays and where you can buy a kayak, canoe, rowing
boat or standup paddleboard.
As well as being healthy exercise, canoeing is a fun activity to
enjoy with friends or family and a great way to escape and visit
places that are normally hard to reach by foot or car. More about canoeing
Kayaking is one of the fastest growing activities in the UK,
and you can find an activity to suit your
interests whether it be day trips, touring,
expeditions, polo, slalom, whitewater and surfing. More about kayaking
Rowing is one of the oldest Olympic sports, and its popularity
owes a lot to the fact that it is accessible to people of
all levels of fitness and ability, and can be enjoyed on the UK's
rivers, lakes or coast. More about rowing>
Standup Paddle Boarding (SUP) is booming in places like
Australia and the USA. SUP is similar to surfing, but easier
as the rider steers a long, wide board using uses a long
paddle. More about standup paddleboarding >
Video - A Canoe Trail of the Great Glen
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The On The
Water Weekend took place on the 27th & 28th April 2013
with events taking place Nationwide.
Two of the biggest in the UK are the London Boat Show and
PSP Southampton Boat Show
but there are loads of other regional and specialised shows which
are great too.
On The Water Events!
Over the next 12 months, On The Water will be attending a
series of live events across the regions bringing boating and
watersports to you.
On The Water will be providing water-based activities such
as ‘try-a-boat’ or land-based activity with simulators at events
around the UK.
More Events >