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  1. I had no idea that old lock exists, must go and...

    I had no idea that old lock exists, must go and have a nosey around next time I'm down that way in my canoe or motor boat.

    I always enjoy your Nene blogs.
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    For an easy trip go to Denford where you can park...

    For an easy trip go to Denford where you can park in a layby next to the war memorial right next to a backwater, then paddle upstream under a low bridge and past some lovely waterside houses before...
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    There are no lock free sections of the main...

    There are no lock free sections of the main navigation, The Nene has 37 locks over about 52 miles! It's a lovely river though.
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    Inspiring as always! I think if I tried that way...

    Inspiring as always! I think if I tried that way of passing through locks I'd end up swimming with the fish or with an upside down canoe, more than likely both.
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    I live close to a Decathlon and Cotswold...

    I live close to a Decathlon and Cotswold Outdoors, so often shop at those, we also have a Mountain Warehouse who seem to work on the principle of saying an item is normally 100 but on sale at 50,...
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    My Royalex canoe sits on the grass with no...

    My Royalex canoe sits on the grass with no protection at all. I occasionally spray some 303 on it but am not convinced it makes much difference.
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    Loved the video, that looked like a proper...

    Loved the video, that looked like a proper adventure for the kids.
  8. Amazing photography, just beautiful!

    Amazing photography, just beautiful!
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    Hello and welcome. Don't buy any of the cheaper...

    Hello and welcome. Don't buy any of the cheaper inflatables like those from Sevylor, you'd end up being disappointed. For the price of a Gumotex inflatable you could buy a very good rigid canoe which...
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    Cheap Chinese copies are a fact of life now,...

    Cheap Chinese copies are a fact of life now, especially in the electronics field. Hopefully Jetboil sold plenty while they had the market to themselves. I always liked the look of the Jetboil but...
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    Cheap Jetboil style stove

    I've just ordered one of these, a Chinese copy of the Jetboil, they get good reviews and there are a few YouTube videos comparing them favourably against a Jetboil. For 30 I thought it was worth...
  12. She is selling a fifty pence piece for 90 on...

    She is selling a fifty pence piece for 90 on another listing.
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    See you on the other side.

    See you on the other side.
  14. So many places to explore right on my doorstep, I...

    So many places to explore right on my doorstep, I love the area around Fotheringhay but am ashamed to say I haven't ventured that way in my canoe yet.

    What's the deal deal with Elton boat club?...
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    Dog buoyancy aid

    I'm looking for recommendations for a buoyancy aid for my dog, she's a 28kg Golden Retriever. She can swim well but I'm worried about her falling in and not being able to lift her back out due to her...
  16. I could just about get mine tracking straight...

    I could just about get mine tracking straight with the J stroke, getting going straight in the first place was difficult but once moving it became easier. Forget trying in any sort of wind though as...
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    I've been watching his videos for a few months,...

    I've been watching his videos for a few months, he has a few canoe videos too.
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    Great, I hope you enjoy it. I've seen the Itiwit...

    Great, I hope you enjoy it. I've seen the Itiwit inflated in Decathalon and it does look good.
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    I used to own the Adventure Plus. The seats are...

    I used to own the Adventure Plus. The seats are awful and uncomfortable, they offer no back support. They have three seats but are really only suitable for two plus a small child. I could never get...
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    You won't need anything like that sort of power...

    You won't need anything like that sort of power for a Canoe, the motors above are designed for fairly large boats. Get a small trolling motor of about 30 to 50lbs thrust and a leisure battery...
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    Sticky: I'd searched for ages trying to find a photo of a...

    I'd searched for ages trying to find a photo of a canoe on a Jaguar XF and couldn't find one before buying my canoe, so I hope this is useful to someone. Jaguar XF with an Old Town Camper 16. Roof...
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    Looked like a fun trip out. Does your dog sit...

    Looked like a fun trip out. Does your dog sit still in the canoe?
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    Canoe2, Rushden Lakes, Northamptonshire....

    Canoe2, Rushden Lakes, Northamptonshire. https://www.canoe2.co.uk/canoe-shop It says it's only 5 months old, I've seen it and it looks pretty good.
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    My local Canoe shop has an ex hire Hou Prospector...

    My local Canoe shop has an ex hire Hou Prospector fitted with a third seat for sale for 595, might be a very long trip for you though as it's Northamptonshire.

    My only experience with the Hou...
  25. Stunning! Have you got a flip out screen on your...

    Stunning! Have you got a flip out screen on your camera for those low down shots?
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