If you type the word "kayaking" into Google, the search engine returns over 13 million references. There's allot of kayaking information out there on the web, but these are my selection of the most interesting, useful or photogenic of the sites available.
by John Scott
Manx Paddle Sports information page.
Buy Palm, Dagger and Ainsworth kayaking gear through Mobex. Mobex are a Manx children's charity specializing in outdoor activities for kids. All profits are ploughed straight back into Mobex.
myKAYAK is the Facebook group where you'll find many of the kayakers involved with KAYAK.im .If you are looking for a paddling partner on the Isle of Man, Paddle Buddy is a way of linking with local Manx sea kayakers, surf kayakers and river paddlers.
Detailed wind, temperature, precipitation, visibility and tide reports for the Isle of Man all in one handy place.
The Guide pages provide brief descriptions of Manx paddles and are aimed at those planning paddling holidays to the Isle of Man.
Bryan Smith's Reel Water Productions web site of Pacific Horizon's fame. This site is a stunning collection of kayaking videos and photographs of the highest quality.(Photo left, Lise-Anne Beyries of Reel Water Productions, with permission)
Outdoor Sports - Kayaking, Fishing, Riding, Sailing, Diving .....
Description - A useful site for anyone looking to take up an outdoor sport,as well being a great resource for the enthusiast.
Sea kayaking in Scotland lends itself to some outstanding photographic opportunities (by Douglas Wilcox).
Mega Surf Kayaks recently refurbished web site. I've recently invested in a Mega Jester Trident which along with their entire range can be viewed here.
Justine Curgenven's life as an adventure film maker. She focuses on sea kayaking, and her blog chronicles many of her travels around the world. (Photo right, with Justine's permission)
Sea Kayaking Anglesey is a small company owned and run by Phil Clegg that specialises in sea kayak courses, BCU trainings and assessments and expeditions. Based in Menai Bridge on Anglesey, probably the best place in the world for sea kayaking, Phil is able to offer an exciting range of sea kayaking courses whatever your level of ability.
UK Seakayaking Guidebook includes kayaking forums with over 6,000 members. There are also trips for the kayaker from all over the UK.
West Coast Paddler based in British Columbia showing how cooperation between local paddlers can produce great internet.
Kayarchy is a free online handbook with over 400 pages of well written and useful paddling tips and articles.
SEE Kayaks is the largest directory of sea kayaking related web sites. It contains the most links to sea kayaking related sites on the web, with 1842 unique pages currently listed.
Des Keaney's Dublin based sea Deep Blue kayaking center. An alternative to the UK for Kokatat gear.
I intended to include a list here of the best kayaking blogs. There is no longer any need. Rene Seindal has created www.paddlingplanet.com . This ingenious site captures the live feeds from many kayaking blogs (including my own) and displays them all in one place almost instantaneously as they are written. (Photo left, René Seindal who created Paddling Planet, with permission)
www.kayakonline.com is a quick and easy way to find info on kayaking. Whether you’re searching for information on hard shell and inflatable kayaks, kayak paddles, kayaking gear, or where to go paddling, we’ve arranged this site to make it easy for you to figure out what you need and where to get it.
www.Paddling.net Masses of canoeing and kayaking information.
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