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Gear Review: DAGGER NOMAD 2016 (NEWMAD)

The first batch of brand new Newmads to hit the Indian rivers are finally here. After a lengthy delay due to our friendly neighbourhood ass**les at the customs department we finally managed to get our hands on our brand new fleet.  Outfitting these kayaks, just like all Dagger boats, is a ten-minute job. Adjust the foot-rests, tighten the screws, install the appropriate amount of paddling in hip pads and you are good to go! We couldn’t wait to take these [...]

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Kayak Rentals

 Rates for equipment rental. Full day rental (9am – 6pm) Kayak Only. Rs. 1500 Paddle Only Rs. 400 Spray Deck Rs. 300 Helmet Rs. 300 PFD/Life Jacket Rs. 300 Complete set of equipment package (all of the above) Rs. 3000. Half day rentals (1pm-5pm) will be charged half the above mentioned costs. How do I make a reservation for renting equipment ? Please call us on +91-97400-67323 or email us with the details about what equipment you want to rent on info@madrasfuntools.com Can I cancel my reservation ? Reservations [...]

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Choosing a Whitewater Kayak

When choosing a whitewater kayak there are multiple factors to consider. It takes some time to really understand which kind of boat will really suit us, so here we try to provide some general guidelines to consider. Where are you going to kayak? The rivers close to your home are the ones that you will probably visit the most, so it makes sense to take them into consideration when we are selecting a boat. Living close to big volume rivers with [...]

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Learn to Kayak with Goodwave Adventures

In order to promote this challenging adventure sport, we decided to establish a school to teach White Water Kayaking in South India. GoodWave Advenures is the first company in South India to attempt such a bold initiative. Why do we do this ? It’s simple – we love to paddle, we love to stretch our boundaries, we enjoy watching new enthusiasts fall in love with the sport, we love to achieve and we love the feeling of being alive! We’ve [...]

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