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Portrush Hosts British Open In Surf Kayaking
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#SurfKayaking - This weekend 14-15 September sees Portrush in Co Antrim host the Northern Ireland & British Open championships in waveski and surf kayak, and the Coleraine Times has the lowdown on what to expect. It's fitting that the contest,…
Urban Kayaking Could 'Inject Colour And Life Into The Liffey'
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#Kayaking - Kayaking in the capital will bring the Liffey "back to life", according to one enterprising watersport fan. The Irish Independent reports on City Kayaking, a business operated from the IFSC in Dublin's Docklands by Donnchadh MacCobb, who's hoping…
Derry-Born Surf Kayak World Champ Gets Congrats From Home
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#Kayaking - Derry Mayor Martin Reilly offered his congratulations to native son Jake King on taking the surf kayak world title in Australia earlier this month. As the Derry Journal reports, 18-year-old King was crowned champion after topping three other…
New Zealander Checks In From Round Ireland Sea Kayaking Challenge
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#Kayaking - Red Bull recently caught up with sea kayaking adventurer Justine Curgenven, who is currently over a month and more than half way into her 1,000-mile circumnavigation of Ireland. Unlike Elaine 'Shooter' Alexander's epic solo voyage two years ago,…
Inishowen Sea Kayak Symposium This Weekend
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#SeaKayaking - The East Inishowen Sea Kayak Symposium takes place this weekend from 26-28 April. Hosted by Just Kayak at the shorefront in Moville, Co Donegal, the weekend costs €130 for all coaching and guides, plus two nights self-catering bed…
Kayak Challenge in Dublin City for RNLI Lifeboat Charity
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Dublin City Kayaking Challenge in aid of the RNLI #kayak – The first ever 5km kayaking challenge in Dublin's City Centre will take place on Sunday 28th April in aid of the RNLI. Competitors will start at the Jeannie Johnson…
Sea Kayak Race on Bangor Bay Announced by Ballyholme Yacht Club
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#kayak – Bangor town is steeped in maritime history and the local yacht club at Ballyholme Yacht Club hope this 'invasion' of kayaks will add a bit of colour to the annual festivities. What's it all About? Come along and…
Sligo Kayak Training Courses For Anyone New To Canoes
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#Kayaking - Beginners are more than welcome to the Sligo Kayak Club as it prepares to host a series of training courses for anyone new to canoes this spring and summer, according to the Leitrim Observer. This Level 2 training…
Top NI Surf Kayaker Set To Cross Irish Sea
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#SeaKayaking - A Portrush teen is preparing to cross the Irish Sea by kayak for charity this summer. Top surf kayaker Andy McClelland aims to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Society, Kidney Research and the Regional Respiratory Centre with his…
Irish Duo Reach End of Asian Adventure By Kayak
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#Kayaking - David Burns and Maghnus Collins yesterday celebrated the end of their 16,000-mile Silk Roads to Shanghai adventure across Asia by foot, bike, raft and kayak. Ten days ago we reported that the duo were in Wugu on the…
Irish Adventurers First To Take On The Yangtze By Kayak
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#Kayaking - Last April Afloat.ie highlighted two intrepid Irish adventurers on the first leg of a gruelling 16,000-mile charity trek across Asia - by foot, bike, raft and kayak - along the Silk Roads to Shanghai. But as the New…
Night Sea Kayaking Trips on Kinvara Bay This Winter
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#SEA KAYAKING - Outdoors Ireland are running night-time sea kayaking trips on Kinvara Bay on Friday evenings over this winter and spring. Beginning at 6pm each Friday, you can savour the sights, lights and sounds of Kinvara right on the water…
Donegal Man Runs, Cycles, Swims and Kayaks Across Ireland for Charity
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#KAYAKING - A fitness instructor from Donegal recently raised funds for a Parkinson's charity by crossing the north of Ireland from east to west with an extraordinary combination of running, cycling, swimming and kayaking. As the Donegal Democrat reports, James…
Hop in a Kayak to See Galway By Sea
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#SEA KAYAKING - One of the best ways to see the sights of Galway is by sea, as Belfast writer Mark McCormick found out recently. Writing in the Belfast Telegraph, he describes the "spectacularly beautiful scenery" and "medley of contrasts"…
Corkman Completes Round-Ireland Solo Sea Kayak Challenge
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#SEA KAYAKING - It was a lucky Friday the 13th for Cork adventurer Mike Jones who returned to an enthusiastic reception on completing his solo circumnavigation of Ireland by kayak after 40 days at sea. As previously reported on Afloat.ie,…
Irish-Made Kayaks Star in Connecticut Small Boat Day
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#KAYAKING - Irish-built kayaks were the vessels of choice for the third annual Small Boat Day in Groton, Connecticut, as the Mystic River Press reports. Kayakers of all levels of experience were welcome for the free event on the waters…

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