Edge Vogalonga 2012 Trip Report
It all began in Venice more than 30 years ago when some friends organized a regatta. Since then, fans of paddle sports from all over the world gather together to celebrate the city, its traditions and to protest against the motorboat-generated swell. Each year over 1500 boats participate in this visual feast, and in 2012 the fleet included 3 Edge sea kayakers
We booked a three day package through Venice Kayaks email@example.com operated by Rene, a very friendly Dane and experienced kayaker who knows ‘the places’ to go in Venice! Day 1- Exploring lagoon and marshes around the islands including Murano, famous for its glass-making . Day 2 – guided tour of the city of Venice taking in the beautiful architecture and avoiding the Gondoliers! Day 3 – the Vogalonga! Joined with the other 1500 entrants to complete this 30k ‘race’ around Venice – the pictures may give a little idea of this memorable event.
Very well run trip, full of exquisite experiences and with a truly international flavour. By far the best way to see Venice and at a very affordable price. Highly recommended for Edge paddlers of all abilities – sign up for Vogalonga 2013!