Kit list

Here is a list of what you should bring to the festival.

  • All personal kayaking equipment – incl boat, paddles, buoyancy aid and spray deck – unless you have arranged to hire
  • All personal clothing for kayaking
  • All camping equipment including tent, sleeping bag and sleeping mat – unless you are staying elsewhere
  • Stove, fuel & lighter/matches
  • A cooking pot & cutlery, plates and a mug, water bottle, flask (optional)
  • Food for breakfasts, snacks and packed lunches. 
  • Tea, coffee, drinks, wine, beer.
  • Spare dry clothes for taking in the boat – best stored in a dry bag
  • Spare / warm  clothes for wearing off the water
  • Wind / waterproofs for wearing around camp
  • Shoes appropriate for wearing off the water 
  • Personal toiletries including sunscreen
  • Any personal medication, contact lenses, etc 
  • Midge repellent and midge head net
  • A chair for the marquee for evening talks and socialising
  • Money – for the extras you forget
  • Kayak trolley – only if you have one
  • The relevant OS map is 63 if you want to practise your navigation

Have we forgotten anything?