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Latest News & Updates at Go Kayaking

Canoeing and Kayaking – Health Benefits

GoKayakingAdmin | 07/05/2022 14:53:07

Research shows that paddling - either canoeing, kayaking or SUPing - have tremendous physical and mental benefits. Physical benefits include aerobic fitness, strength and flexibility, specifically including: - Improved Cardiovascular fitness - Increased muscle strength, particularly in the back, arms, shoulders and chest - Increased torso and length strength as proper technique includes.... More

Reasons why paddling is great for your body and mind

GoKayakingAdmin | 06/05/2022 20:22:04

It gets you moving Exercise is good for you physically and mentally! Not only can paddling help you exercise your whole body, it can help boost your mood, and tackle anxiety and depression too. It gives you a focus Mindfulness meditation can bring a whole host of benefits to our mental wellbeing…but not.... More

Whitewater Demo Centre & Store, in Llangollen!

GoKayakingAdmin | 29/03/2022 10:27:03

Our satellite store in Llangollen is back open at weekends and is the perfect place to try all the latest gear. It’s well stocked and staffed by passionate paddlers who are there to help you get the right boat, right kit & right fit.   Shopping at Go Kayaking North Wales at the Mill is the most convenient.... More

11 Reasons To Buy O’Shea SUPs

GoKayakingAdmin | 22/03/2022 14:32:54

11 Reasons To Buy O’Shea SUPs   We have been making Inflatable SUP boards for years, striving to produce what we consider to be the world’s finest… so, why do we think that our SUPs can be considered to be the world’s best? Here are 11 reasons why we think O’Shea.... More

A message from Pyranha Kayaks

GoKayakingAdmin | 21/03/2022 15:11:40

We have ceased all shipments to Russia as of the week before last and have heard from both of our Ukrainian dealers that they are preparing to defend their homeland in any way they can. When peace returns, we’ll do everything we can to help them rebuild their businesses, but sadly that time is likely a long way.... More

0% Retail Finance – Buy now, Pay Later* with V12!!

GoKayakingAdmin | 04/11/2021 14:33:55

Take advantage of our 0% retail finance and do your Christmas shopping with Go Kayaking!    Our finance is through V12 Retail Finance who offer a 12 month loan period at a fixed 0% APR which means you can buy now and pay over 12 months with no interest! *Finance is subject to status, a minimum spend.... More

SUP Safety Tips – Staying safe whilst SUPing

GoKayakingAdmin | 03/11/2021 16:54:41

Inflatable Stand Up Paddle boards make most stretches of water or coastline your new playground‚ which is one of the great reasons to get into paddle boarding. However, no matter whether it's your first time out or if you're a seasoned professional, to ensure you stay safe when on the water it is it is important to carry out a.... More

2022 Stock – Be the first to know when it arrives. Register your interest now!

GoKayakingAdmin | 20/10/2021 12:48:17

Browsing through our website you’ll probably notice some limitations with stock availability. This is because we’re coming to the end of the 2021 season and we’re waiting for 2022 stock to arrive. Normally, new stock arrives pretty promptly, but the well documented material shortages and shipping crisis are putting delays on new stock arriving – these.... More

Canoe Touring from your doorstep

GoKayakingAdmin | 26/07/2021 16:39:53

A group of students from St Helens have shown that it's possible to do a varied and interesting canoe tour without having to travel far. They had been hoping to travel to Scandinavia for their Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award Expedition, but sadly the pandemic put a stop to that. Not to be dissuaded, they instead swapped fjords.... More

Buoyancy Aids – What's right for me?

GoKayakingAdmin | 15/07/2021 11:51:15

Buoyancy aids (sometimes called Personal Floatation Devices or PFDs) are an important piece of live saving.... More

Understanding your first boat decision

GoKayakingAdmin | 06/07/2021 13:25:42

The internet is amazing but it can sometimes be difficult to understand exactly what you are looking at and how it will act on the water which can be the difference between enjoying yourself and just being very wet. There are a few basic concepts, when understood it should help make the first choice of boat much easier and.... More

How to choose the right kayak paddle length

GoKayakingAdmin | 04/06/2021 12:17:00

One of our most FAQs is "What paddle length is right for me?" Getting the correct paddle length is more of an art than a science, and some would argue that there is no perfect length for any individual. If you were to look at paddle length from a scientific approach you'll actually end up with.... More

Get your Kayak & Gear Ready for a new Season

GoKayakingAdmin | 28/04/2021 17:53:51

When you treat your kayak, paddle and other gear well you can have confidence it’ll last you for years of enjoyable paddling. Spring is the perfect time to give it all a good cleaning and to check it over for any damage. For those like us who live and paddle mostly in the north, our kayaks and kayak.... More

Paddling with Kids – What do I do now?

GoKayakingAdmin | 09/03/2021 16:53:49

Having kids is an exciting and joyous time! But in the nicest possible way… they can get in the way! Bear with me! When I say ‘in the way’ I mean all the freedom to just pack up and leave the house for a weekend of paddling with friends has kind of vanished. But having kids doesn’t have.... More

The People Behind Go Kayaking

GoKayakingAdmin | 15/02/2021 13:17:35

Go Kayaking is a small independent retailer based in Runcorn, Cheshire and established in 1971. We are run by a small team of enthusiasts, dedicated to spread the spirit of adventure through paddling. We love helping paddlers coming in to get their boat, and then hearing the adventures the boat takes them on and seeing the photos you kindly share.... More
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