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Ban on kayaking in Venice (continued)

The City of Venice did it again, and issued a ban on kayaking in Venice active from August 1st, 2018. Venice Kayak took the city to count, and won, so the ban is overturned for the time being.

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Winter in Venice

Winter light is different, even if the weather isn’t very wintery here in Venice now. These photos are from a tour on December 27th around the city.

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Kayak ban in Venice – new rules in force from tomorrow

The recent kayaking ban on the Grand Canal and other canals has been partially overturned. The new rules are explained here. They will be in effect from tomorrow morning, April 23rd. The formal publication of the new rules are on the city’s web site: Disciplina generale della navigazione nei rii e canali a traffico esclusivamente […]

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Kayaking ban in Venice – new rules

The rules for paddling in Venice city will be moderated from April 20th. The new rules were decided by the city executive on April 3rd, published officially on April 9th and they’ll be executive ten days after publication. The kayak/canoe/dragon/sup ban in the Grand Canal and other canals will be reduced to the hours 8am-3pm […]

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Kayaking ban in Venice – legal challenge

Venice has issued a ban on kayaks, canoes, dragon boats and more, which will be effective from Sunday, March 1st. This ban will harm the activities of several groups. The local kayaking association Arcobaleno has initiated a legal challenge to the new regulation banning kayaks and canoes in Venice. Arcobaleno is one of the oldest […]

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Kayaking ban in Venice – where and how to help

Venice has issued a ban on kayaks, canoes, dragon boats and more, which will be effective from Sunday, March 1st. This ban will harm the activities of several groups. All of these groups, together with the Italian Federation for Canoe and Kayak (FICK) and other organisations are trying in various ways to counter this blanket […]

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Vogalonga and the ban on kayaks in Venice

As I have written earlier, the City of Venice has made a partial but extensive ban on kayaks, canoes, dragon boats and others, effective from March 1st, 2015. The Vogalonga is a rowing event that has been held in Venice every year for the last forty years. It is organised by a non-profit committee, the […]

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Kayaking ban in Venice

The City of Venice has published a modification to the city traffic rules, which bans kayaks, canoes, dragon boats and others from navigating certain canals. The relevant text is this: Nei Rii principali interni di collegamento: Canal Grande, Cannaregio, Giardini, Greci – San Lorenzo, Santa Giustina – Sant’Antonin – Pietà, Noale, Novo, Ca’ Foscari, Santi […]

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Lonely Planet video

Lonely Planet visited Venice Kayak a while ago, and produced this little video.

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Reflections in Venice

Throughout October we’ve had some fantastic reflections in the water. Less traffic and a different light are probably the main reasons.

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Early May in Venice

A few photos from a recent paddle through Venice.

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January paddle

Venice Kayak doesn’t really do many tours in the winter, but we’ve had a few in the last few weeks. Yesterday’s paddle was on a foggy day, postponed from the day before which was even foggier, so we ended up doing a rather different tour as we couldn’t do some of the open water passages […]

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Reflection

Nothing particular, just a nice reflection