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Please note that 4pc Celtic Paddles are not available for delivery in North America until the end of our agreement with Lendalna who are based in the US.

Operations Manager role at Adventurous Experiences. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your CV and covering letter.

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Inside William McCreadie and George Parry's 'Golden Arc' trans-Caribbean sea kayak expedition

When they launched their Seaward Passat tandem sea kayak in Grenada on September 26, Brits William McCreadie and George Parry each had barely a week of paddling experience. McCreadie, 21, and Parry, 22, are university students in the UK, and founders of the Get Exploring Trust, a nonprofit that promotes outdoor adventure as a means of character-building.

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We are pleased to announce our new updated Webstore has been launched.  Follow the Buy online links to visit the new store.  Custom paddle options can be detailed on most of the paddles listed online.

www.shop.celticpaddles.co.uk

www.shop.celticpaddles.com

 

 

Article: Kath McNulty

It is 3:30am, Franco’s watch should have ended an hour and a half ago. We have just finished hauling the drogue back in, heavy work. We deployed it during the hours of darkness, to slow Caramor down, hoping to drift at the same speed as the icebergs, they are all around us, invisible in the thick fog. He sits on the bench, hardly able to keep his eyes open, I’m not sure he even knows his name anymore.

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KAYAKING 2000 MILES FROM GRENADA TO MIAMI

Between October and December 2016, Will McCreadie and George Parry are kayaking the 2000 miles from Grenada to Miami.

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Sunday and a big tide saw Eila Wilkinson take the Pulse out for quite a long non stop paddle.
Starting at Rhoscolyn, 12 hours 18 mins later she landed, a little the worse for wear, back at Rhoscolyn. Eila's 3rd non stop trip around the Isle of Anglesey.
This is Eila's trip report.

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A woman's attempt to become the first person to swim non-stop around Anglesey has been called off after she was stung by jellyfish.

Liane Llewellyn Hickling, 34, from Bradford, was pulled out of the water in the Menai Strait on Wednesday night.

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This summer, between the 18th to 21st of August, Liane Llewellyn Hickling will be attempting something that has never been done before; a solo non-stop swim around Anglesey in North Wales.

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Yosdale Dror, Product Manager of Motionize, travelled all the way from Isreal to meet up with Nigel Dennis & Eila Wilkinson to run the first ever trail coaching session they have been eager to deliver in Holyhead.

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Huge congratulations to Liane who circumnavigated the island in 4 hours and 6 minutes.

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Adventurous Experiences, powered by Celtic Paddles, posted this video of an evening Sea Kayak Trip off Peel on the West Coast of the Isle of Man where they encourntered an amazing 25ft Basking Shark.

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Nigel Dennis and Eila Wilkinson are delighted to have the opportunity to try out and use the brand new Motionize kayak statistics monitor and paddle sensor. Motionize is a brand new high tech system that is based around an app downloaded onto your (currently iPhone 6/6s and very soon Android) mobile phone.

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Since many years I paddle a carbon Celtic Nordkapp cranked paddle.

As a coach my stuff get used a lot in not always friendly ways. Further-on I did a lot off long distancepaddling and multi-day trips.

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Morten Husa proudly sent us a photo of his 12 year old son with his brand new custom paddle.

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Keirron Tastagh, Adventurous Experiences, Isle of Man along with George Shaw are on a RNLI mission circumnavigating Ireland. Another Horrendous Experience the pair are battling strong headwinds as they make their way from their start point on the Isle of Man. Celtic Paddles are delighted to support the expedition and eagerly await daily news.

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Through the winter months Adventurous Experiences run the Junior Kayak School, an indoor course which fits into the British Canoe Union (BCU) system. Certificated Paddle Power and Cross Stream Challenge Awards (when students are suitable ready), are delivered as part of program.

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I use Celtic paddles because it's a tool I can trust when the going get's tough. I play hard in the surf and in tide races in my back yard and in many parts for the world. So Celtic paddles to me have the right balance between strength, flexibility, and weight.

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An adventurous and out-going group of paddlers! Based in the stunning location of North Wales, local to Celtic Paddles, Snowdonia Canoe Club extended their range last summer by paddling on a self guided trip in the Broughton Archipelago, off Northern Vancouver Island.

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Greenland.  Officially the world’s largest island, yet it has a population of only under 60,000 – that’s not many more than Wrexham.  With tales of stunning rock & ice scenery, the chance to paddle amongst icebergs and to see whales ….and possibly even polar bears, the decision to join a team heading out to SE Greenland in July 2013 was not a difficult one!

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