Father and Son Team 3rd on Liffey Descent

The Liffey Descent started in 1959 as a marathon canoe race on the river Liffey that was destined to become one of the most famous and exciting canoeing events. Over the years its reputation has grown and attracted paddlers from all over the world to experience both the event itself and the unique atmosphere of ... More

Sea Kayaking in Greece

John researched a local company to hire the kayak but decided not to hire a guide. John and Sally would be self sufficient for the week. John commented “ We had spent quite some time sorting through Mr Google trying to find a kayak hire business in Greece that would let us hire boats for a self guided trip.  Know... More

Hamish Around Ireland

CCKA club member, Hamish Wilkinson (19) has become the youngest ever kayaker to paddle around the island of Ireland. The 19-year-old, who is currently on a gap year, completed his expedition in Aug 2014. Paddling over 1200 miles, Hamish set off from Portrush on June 28. If you are inspired by his adventure, ... More

Canoe Adventures in Canada

Troy paddled 3 different rivers in British Columbia and Alberta. The trip included two wilderness expeditions, each of 4 days and covered nearly 200 km of river. He also had a couple of days paddling one of the best white water rivers in the area. More

CCKA Sea Paddle to Scotland

John Vance, Martin McClenahan, Francie and Steve Smith made the crossing on 27th September. The plans where finalised under the cover of darkness in Robbin boat house, Ballintoy harbour.   They embarked on their epic journey at 0400hrs with only a few hours sleep, packed the boats, had a huge breakfast and set off at ... More