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PaddleYak Kayaks for Summer of 2019(12/10/2019)
Pedalo Paddle Boats(12/10/2019)
Three Months to Christmas - Order Now(24/9/2019)
SA Waveski Champs 2019 - Now and Then.(24/9/2019)
Global Warming and Adventure Tourism?(20/9/2019)
PaddleYak Kayak Range for Summer 2019 (13/9/2019)
PaddleYak Price Adjustments(13/9/2019)
SA Surfski paddlers take six medals at Worlds(12/9/2019)
World Canoe Sprint Championships 2019(6/9/2019)
Beware the summer rush. Order your PaddleYaks now.(14/8/2019)
ZAR plunges. Import kayaks from SA now(14/8/2019)
Forest Activists target Brazil Embassy(14/8/2019)
Paddle and Kayak the Garden Route’s Best(12/8/2019)
World's ultimate feat achieved by a woman paddler.(8/8/2019)
PaddleYak Kayaks in PE, EL, Durban and Cape Town.(3/8/2019)
Half a Century since Moon Landing?(19/7/2019)
Why fibreglass kayaks are sought-after.(19/7/2019)
Kayak News - Who we are.(19/7/2019)
PaddleYak Kayaks are here for you!(8/7/2019)
Tour Operators' Booking of CAPE KAYAK CAMINO TOUR(8/7/2019)
Book CAPE KAYAK CAMINO Plett 2020(8/7/2019)
Berg River Canoe Marathon 2019 Results.(8/7/2019)
PaddleYak Kayaks for Adventure.(6/6/2019)
Kayaks in wartime. D-Day 75th Rememberance today. (6/6/2019)
Plastic paddling craft swamping the market?(17/4/2019)
PaddleYak Kayaks for Summer of 2019 (12/10/2019)
Summer is almost upon us and those who have not been paddling throughout the year will be hauling out their kayaks soon. For those not yet in the know: PaddleYak Kayaks is an original South African brand which has been in production for over twenty ... read more



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Pedalo Paddle Boats (12/10/2019)
Pedalo Pedal Boats were the rage fifty years ago and could be found worldwide at amusement parks and hotels with placid and protected waters. The original fibreglass models were eventually copied in the East and many plastic versions showing a variet... read more



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Three Months to Christmas - Order Now (24/9/2019)
With only three months to go to Christmas customers are advised to place their orders for PaddleYak Kayaks now. Avoid the year-end rush and the risk of not getting a craft in time. PaddleYak SA has warned that supply lines are stressed during the hol... read more



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SA Waveski Champs 2019 - Now and Then. (24/9/2019)
The SA Waveski Champs were held at Jongensfontein, South Africa, over the weekend of the 20th September 2019 and the results are listed below. The first-ever Waveski Champs were held in 1976 in conjunction with the Gunston 500 Surf Contest at Nahoon ... read more



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Global Warming and Adventure Tourism? (20/9/2019)
Today is Global Warming Strike Day and millions are striking to inspire the world and its citizens to take responsibility for global warming through the choices they make every day [see https://www.theguardian.com/environment/live/2019/sep/20/climate... read more



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PaddleYak Kayak Range for Summer 2019 (13/9/2019)
PY SINGLES [PY = PaddleYak]. Request prices or see website.
S1. PY Darter Tripper Sit-on [3,6m,19kgs].Compact/Portable. No rudder.
S2. PY Darter Tourer Sit-on [3,6m, 19kgs]. Compact with rudder.
S4. PY Solo Sit-on [4,5 m, 25kgs]. All-ro... read more



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PaddleYak Price Adjustments (13/9/2019)
SA PaddleYak has made overdue adjustments to prices of a number of its craft and accessories. The prices are immediately effective and replace all previous prices. PaddleYak Kayaks has been in production for over twenty years now and is a leading i... read more



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SA Surfski paddlers take six medals at Worlds (12/9/2019)
SA Men took all the Men’s honours at the ICF World Surfski Championships just held at the beautiful Saint de Quiberon in France. The full results were:-

RESULTS
MEN
1. RICE Sean (RSA) 1.34.15
2. RICE Kenneth (RSA) +38
3. HILL Cory... read more



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World Canoe Sprint Championships 2019 (6/9/2019)
The ICF’s Kayak Sprint Championships have just been held in Segev, Hungary. Most paddlers were participating to make their National Olympic Teams for the forthcoming 2020 Olympics in Japan. With the exception of two SA Women paddlers [incl Bridgett H... read more



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Beware the summer rush. Order your PaddleYaks now. (14/8/2019)
Whilst South Africans are still in a state of winter hibernation, local factories and retail outlets are feverishly preparing for the end of year rush. The election and Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency [as well as the Boks beating the All Blacks, Wallabi... read more



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ZAR plunges. Import kayaks from SA now (14/8/2019)
The South African Rand [ZAR] has dropped its value to R15 to US$1. Before independence in 1994, the ZAR weighed in at a hefty ZAR1 to US$2 ! It was linked to the gold standard then but has been declining in value to the current weak rate since. The g... read more



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Forest Activists target Brazil Embassy (14/8/2019)
Amidst various world events, including a nuclear explosion in Russia, pro-democratic demonstrations in Hong Kong, an Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the tragic violence, corruption, theft and maladministration in the fledgling Republic of South Africa... read more



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Paddle and Kayak the Garden Route’s Best (12/8/2019)
Real Cape Adventures cc has been running sea kayak tours in Cape Town and the Garden Route since 1995. Its latest One Day and Two Day/One Night Kayak Tours in the Garden Route reflects its experience and dedication to providing visitors with the best... read more



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World's ultimate feat achieved by a woman paddler. (8/8/2019)
To celebrate Women’s Day it’s only fit to salute Freya Hoffmeister, a woman, and a mother, who has achieved the ultimate feat, the entirely unthinkable in anybody’s terms, by paddling around all of South America, a distance of 37000 kilometres [23000... read more



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PaddleYak Kayaks in PE, EL, Durban and Cape Town. (3/8/2019)
PaddleYak Kayaks SA has been providing South Africans and many paddlers round the world with hand-laminated kayaks specially built for demanding use for over two decades. Riaan Manser chose PaddleYak Kayaks for his epic cicumnavigation of Madagascar ... read more



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Half a Century since Moon Landing? (19/7/2019)
Asked what they would say if they were to step onto Mars as the first human-beings to land there, a group of young students fresh from a voluntary tree-planting project deliberated and unanimously agreed on saying this when facing the barren landscap... read more



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Why fibreglass kayaks are sought-after. (19/7/2019)
Plastic pollution has become a worldwide concern. The world is currently being swamped by millions of plastic extrusions, including plastic paddling craft. At the rate these craft are being produced there may soon be more plastic craft than persons w... read more



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Kayak News - Who we are. (19/7/2019)
The Kayak News snippets provided here are supplied as a service to the paddling community and is sponsored by PaddleYak Sea Kayak Productions CC and Real Cape Adventures CC. PaddleYak Sea Kayaks are manufactured in Knysna in the Garden Route, South A... read more



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PaddleYak Kayaks are here for you! (8/7/2019)
PaddleYak Kayaks SA are looking forward to an exciting summer season ahead with more and more people wishing to experience eco-friendly outdoor activities. It's no secret anymore that pleasure should be derived from activities which are pollution-fr... read more



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Tour Operators' Booking of CAPE KAYAK CAMINO TOUR (8/7/2019)
TOUR Operators who wish to include eco-friendly activities in their itineraries can now, by popular demand, book one day of lagoonside paddling on the CAPE KAYAK CAMINO - Plettenberg Bay. The exciting TWO DAY/ONE NIGHT Overnight Kayak Tour has prove... read more



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Book CAPE KAYAK CAMINO Plett 2020 (8/7/2019)
REAL CAPE ADVENTURES, South Africa's premier sea kayak operator has opened bookings for its CAPE KAYAK CAMINO Two Day/One Night Overnight Kayak Tour which runs from the middle of January till the middle of June, with four departures per week. The ka... read more



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Berg River Canoe Marathon 2019 Results. (8/7/2019)
Hamish Lovemore and Tyron Maher won the 2019 Berg River Marathon, the 58th running of one of the world's most classic and enduring Ultra-Marathon CANOE RACES on the winding Berg River stretching 250kms from Paarl near Cape Town to Velddrift on the re... read more



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PaddleYak Kayaks for Adventure. (6/6/2019)
The award-winning PaddleYak [PY] Swift Hybrid Kayak was originally developed with Adventure Racing in mind and indeed, it was used very successfully by the SA Team at the time. Its unique hybrid feature, mixing sit-in and sit-on elements, offers the ... read more



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Kayaks in wartime. D-Day 75th Rememberance today. (6/6/2019)
Many commando style operations using kayaks were undertaken during the Second WW, to good effect. The best known being the raid on the U-Boat bunkers in Bordeaux during occupation. Visiting there recently the scale and bravado required for such a rai... read more



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Plastic paddling craft swamping the market? (17/4/2019)
PaddleYak Sea Kayak Productions CC reports that it is receiving regular offers from the East for play paddle craft, leading to concerns that the market is being swamped by such plastic toys. Whilst plastic craft may be fun for children and novices, t... read more



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