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

Summer 2021


Slowly we start again; spring in Telemark, summer in Sjoa & September in Soca A nordic summer is again our reality…..Ula Slides, Sjoa surfing & Rauma Drops 2021 Pandemic Options…… Lockdowns, vaccine rollouts & closed borders, this pandemic has been slow to fade. Our high hopes of spring in Soča and then Valsesia appear to of slipped away, with restrictions … Read More

Save the Sorba


Sign the Petition Valsesia Creeking Gem in Imminent Danger Save the Sorba One of the last free flowing rivers of the Alps is under threat of a micro hydropower project, with the only apparent economic benefit for those whom will construct the plant. This absurd project is being carried out by the municipality of Rassa, in Valsesia, Italy who at … Read More