Cool Blue Canoes is a family business run by father and son, Anthony and Austin Barker. We have a passion for the pastime of canoeing/kayaking, whether it be competitive or recreational. Anthony has been active within the canoeing community for over 30 years and has travelled the globe with a lot of time spent in the USA and Canada. Austin has been heavily involved in Canoe Slalom from a young age and spent two years on the Under 18 GB team, travelling between sites and receiving a bronze team medal at the Junior World Championships.
We believe that high quality equipment can make your experience of canoeing a lot more enjoyable, and we strive to provide an excellent service with a leading product range at a reasonable cost.
We have had a lot of involvement in the UK Slalom scene over the past several years, which has given us a great understanding of the products required and the suitability of equipment for different levels of competitiveness. Furthermore we have experience within the recreational side of canoeing and are confident to be able to provide a service whatever your situation.
We are the UK distributors for Galasport, Hiko Sport and PeakUK. Supplying equipment to competitors in Canoe Slalom, Canoe Polo as well as supporting recreational paddlers needs. We are confident in our selected brands that they will provide you with quality equipment that you can enjoy.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us, whether it be for information or advice on anything to do with the pastime we share.
See you on the water !