Our Initial 2023 Trip Offer


  Teaching Trip Updates – Slovenia, Italy & Norway Jakub coming in hot to Hugo’s Hole on the Sesia in Italy Complete 2023 Trip Review After a great come back year from the pandemic getting through all our outstanding bookings, the current commercial reality means we have had to review all our pricing going forward. Since 2012, our Teaching Trips … Read More

Pandemic Come Back – 2022 in Review


  2022 in Review After a few years of mainly short courses, a full season of trips had some fine views 2022 in Review Our season started off in Slovenia on the Next Generation Training. Covid restrictions hampered a rapid start, however Valsesia came up trumps with great weeks of trips, the Valsesia River Festival on good flows, and a … Read More

Course Places in November 2022


  Destination Devon November on Dartmoor Autumn Aims Our Autumn season in Devon  is now looking short this year. A mission to Scotland for British Canoeing has cut our window of time on Dartmoor. Still will be back in December for the Adventure Paddlers Weekend. Currently Deb in en route to Antartica until December to guide sea kayaking after completing her PhD. Jakub after … Read More

Sjoa River Festival Review, August Sjoa & September Soča Trips

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Sjoa River Festival Review, August Sjoa & September Soča Trips Sjoa River Festival Review, August Sjoa & September Soča Trips Sjoa River Festival 2022 Review Gene17Kayaking is one of the hosts for the Sjoa River Festival and our return from a soft two years of a low key event, meant that this year’s festival was always going to be one … Read More

Next Generation Training 2022


Accelerated Paddler, Coach & Leader Development Next Generation Training We are looking for the Next Generation We are looking for the Next Generation in white water kayaking from leading coaches, solid paddlers to expert river guides. Here at Gene17Kayaking, we are always developing our expertise and contributing to the wellbeing & development of white water kayaking. Over the years we … Read More

Our 2022 Offer


Summer paddling to come Riding the Trumpet at Trumpet Falls on the Sermenzina Complete 2022 Trip Review Due to the ongoing pandemic, possible travel & movement restrictions, there has been uncertainty as too when a more normal situation may start to come back. The next phase appears to be “living with the virus“, much akin to regular winter flu is … Read More

Gene17’s Adventure Paddlers Weekend 3/5 December 2021


A wet weekend on Devon Late November Event Update Below is some more details for this forthcoming Adventure Paddlers Weekend in Devon on 3/5 December 2021 . SATURDAY EVENING PROGRAMME:  1 – Sal Montgomery – TBC 2 – Pete Woods 3 – Olaf Obsommer – 2 Film Festival Movies Starting at 20:00 on Saturday evening in the Ballroom of Holne Park … Read More

Complete Devon Course Programme 2021


Performance Coaching, Leadership Training & Coach Education, plus Safety & Rescue Wet days & rain fed brown rivers Wet days & rain fed brown rivers   With already a taste of autumn we are looking forward to starting in Devon later this month. Below is our complete autumn course list, all dates are online Check out the long list below. … Read More

Our Autumn Ahead


Devonshire Delights Await! Autumn rains bring Dartmoor days Autumnal Aims As the summer season closes out in Norway, our attentions focus on Devon and the rainy season to come. Our autumn programme starts in October 2021, with all dates already online, along with the return of the Adventure Paddlers Weekend. Our Head Coach, Simon Westgarth has been selected to deliver … Read More