Sponsors and Partners

How can Kayakathons promote your brand?

We have huge ambitions and a tangible goal to take what we do to international markets and raise £2 million for charitable causes by 2020. The Kayakathons Event Program will take your brand to every paddle sport savvy destination, connecting you directly with your target markets in a way no paddle sport business can. If independence and innovation are what your brand is all about, then grab a kayak, let’s hit the water and paddle through some of the worlds most iconic destinations together.

Kayakathons can offer its partners several levels of sponsorship involvement; from International naming rights sponsorships, to localised event sponsorships and everything inbetween. We will deliver high value in return for your support and our team will work with your brand to tailor a deal that fits your image and objectives.

To register your brand’s interest and view our latest promos and proposals, please send an email to us at info@kayakathons.com


Our Partners



The title sponsor for 2015 are Reed.  Braunton, Devon

Reed garments sell worldwide, providing protection and warmth so you can concentrate on having fun. They sell to a wide range of people who enjoy outdoor activities whether it be paddling, skiing, swimming, on the pitch or watching from the touchline.

Their clothing is now well known for its durability and excellence and has been recognised by explorers, instructors, film crews, super stars, Royalty, Olympic teams, ocean swimmers, the Emergency Services, special needs swimmers, surfers, kayakers, divers, allergy sufferers and the folks at the local club too.

Most of their products are made in the UK. The benefits of this have not just been earth saving.  By keeping it British, they have been able to offer an unprecendented pre-sales and after-sales service to each of their customers, a dialogue that they continue to value greatly.

Chillcheater has received a number of Endorsements and Awards:

  • Endorsed by Surf Life Savers Assoc. (GB)
  • Endorsed by the Royal Surf Life Saving Assoc.
  • Awarded Millennium Product Status by the Design Council of Great Britain
  • Highly Commended Award – British Federation of Plastics
  • Winning by Design Product Design Manufacturing Award
  • Winning by Design Overall Winner



Shadlog Blue-1Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre has played a vital role in hosting the London Kayakathon over the previous years. The centre has supported the event since it’s inception in 2010 and we are extremely grateful for the continued support in 2014.

Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre provides watersports and adventurous activities. Open to everyone and with lots of ways to get involved, the centre organises training courses, events and sessions for groups, schools and individuals throughout the year.

They are a Registered Charity and rely on the support of grants and donations to continue to provide the activities at an affordable charge.


Sea Kayaking Cornwall

Without the expertise and guidance from the staff at Sea Kayaking Cornwall, The Kayakathons Events Program would simply be an idea. These guys know their stuff and are experts in their field.

Sea Kayaking Cornwall offers sea kayaking courses and expeditions to suit all levels of kayaker from complete beginner to the seasoned salty sea dog! Their sea kayaking courses are generally instructional based and are aimed at developing your skills in a fun and safe environment.



P&H Custom Sea Kayaks have been making world class kayaks for over 40 years, in that time they have consistently pushed the boundaries of Sea kayak design and innovation at the same time as ensuring the highest quality standards are kept too.

P&H generously provide their range of demo Kayaks to those looking to hire boats for the London Kayakathon, the proceeds of which, they donated to charity!  We are extremely grateful for their continued support of the event.


Northern Exposure Rescue is the UK’s premier not for profit organisation that travels the country providing event management, photography and safety cover for all manner of water sports.  They use experienced and highly qualified volunteers coupled with reliable equipment to deliver activities in a safe and controlled environment, working closely with the Royal Yachting Association, British Rowing and relevant statutory bodies to meet event organisers needs whilst ensuring the highest standards of safety.  Their history includes some of the most significant and high profile events in recent years such as the Thames Diamond Jubilee River Pageant and the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.


Swanpool Beach and Nature Reserve is a pretty and friendly beach on the outskirts of Falmouth, Cornwall.  With fabulous food at the outdoor café, fun bouncer, crazy golf course, water-sports, easy parking and kayak hire it is perfect for families and a relaxing day at the beach. Swanpool Beach will play host to the Falmouth Kayakathon