Posts Tagged ‘canoeing’
OAG heads to the Scottish Highlands for an action-packed weekend of sea kayaking and mountain biking
It’s summer, the sun’s out and, thanks to Her Majesty, we’ve got quite a few days to keep ourselves occupied next week… If you’re at a loose end this Jubilee Weekend, or any other day for that matter, here’s seven last-minute outdoor adventures that’ll keep you busy until Autumn… 1. Search for treasure Well not [...]
Team OAG has scoured the UK in pursuit of those remote pubs that are hidden from the hustle and bustle of every day life but may well be on your beaten track. So ditch the car, pack your rucksack, pump your tyres, or grab your paddle and head out for one (or two) very well earned pints!
Torn between these two paddling classics? Here’s the OAG breakdown: Ease of use Kayaks: Nice and enclosed, a blade at both ends of your paddle, tendencies to head off in random directions curbed by simple drop-down skegs on modern boats. Canoes:Potentially tippy, a single paddle that sends you round in circles and surprisingly heavy to get [...]
OAG has the lowdown on paddling’s newest craze. What is it? An emerging UK sport with a Polynesian heritage, stand up paddle surfing does exactly what it says on the tin. In the early 1960s the popularity of the modern sport of ‘SUP’ grew in Hawaii, where the beach boys of Waikiki would paddle out [...]
A two day canoe trip down the Ardèche river, a night around the campfire sleeping under the stars followed by raft building and mountain biking all included in a 6-night adventure. Sounds good? PGL have introduced this and four other trips as being ‘altogether more adventurous’.
OverBoard, a leading designer and manufacturer of waterproof travel and sports gear and an official kit supplier to the RNLI, have launched its Waterproof iPad case
Another outdoor action-packed issue is gracing newsagents (and muddy footwells) as we speak