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    This most versatile of all paddle-craft traces its origins to the birch bark craft of Canada - the modern canoe is as much at home playing on white water as taking the family on a picnic.  The canoe is accessible to everyone and encourages journeying and its carrying capacity is perfect for water-borne camping trips.

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    Canoe Option - AAI/13

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    Canadian Canoe: This most versatile of all paddle-craft traces its origins to the birch bark craft of Canada - the modern canoe is as much at home playing on white water as taking the family on a picnic.  The canoe is accessible to everyone and encourages journeying.

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    River kayak Option - AAI/14

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    Although originating from the Inuit hunting boats of yesteryear, the modern river kayak has evolved through slalom and river running into a wide-range of recreational craft. From touring rivers to having fun on rapids – kayaking is fun and exciting.

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    Sea Kayak Option - AAI/15

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    If an Inuit hunter from years ago were to be born again, then they would look at the modern sea kayak with delight, recognising the origin of the craft and the design features, which enable this most efficient of watercraft to travel the oceans of the world in comfort and style.

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    Sit on Kayak Option - AAI/434

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    A cross between a kayak and a longboard, the colourful sit-on kayak has been designed to encourage a fast progression for the beginner.  From the start the new paddler of this craft will be catching waves and making journeys on rivers, lakes or the sea.

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    Stand up paddle Board Option - AAI/16

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    Another hybrid craft, in many ways a cross between a canoe and a long board, with a standing position and a long single-blade paddle characterising this means of accessing waves and water.

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    White water raft Option - AAI/17

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    Inflatable rubber rafts are used to travel down the wildest rivers on the planet - from the Colorado to the Zambezi. These sturdy 3 to 12 seater craft have enabled novices to experience the thrills and spills of extreme white water.