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Review:- 2014 Peak River Guide Vest

Posted by DesMes on September 18th, 2014 Posted in Friends of Desperate Measures, Paddling News, Product News & Information

Friends of the shop Matty Nicholas and Sal Montgomery, have just sent us this review of the Peak River Guide Vest We have now been using the 2014 Peak UK River Guide PFD for six months. In this time we have travelled to New Zealand, Scotland, France and Italy, and paddled extensively in England. The […]

Review – Pyranha Burn III

Posted by DesMes on November 7th, 2013 Posted in Paddling News, Product News & Information

The Burn 3 is the latest river runner to come out the Pyranha factory and it’s safe to say I feel it doesn’t disappoint. The Burn three has been long in the pipe line after the successful Burn two and the guys at Pyranha were extremely keen to make a similar jump in performance to […]

Jules Burnard: A Guide to Open Canoe Outfitting, Voyageur Coaching

Posted by Jules, Voyageur Coaching on May 28th, 2012 Posted in Friends of Desperate Measures, Paddling Know-How, Paddling News, Product News & Information

Outfitting your Open Canoe and giving it that personal touch is what truly gives it an identity and really makes it your own. This can however appear quite a daunting task and a mini adventure in its self, especially when starting from scratch and when a new boat is involved. So after having recently fitted my latest boat, I thought I would share my experiences and offer some of my thoughts and guidance. (By Jules Bernard of Voyageur Coaching)