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Graham Mackereth

Author's details

Name: Graham Mackereth
Date registered: October 2, 2014
URL: http://www.pyranha.com/

Biography

MD of Pyranha Mouldings Ltd.

Latest posts

  1. Albert Kerr Wins Gold at the 1977 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, Spittal — March 23, 2017
  2. Pyranha Memories: The Rob Roy, A Happy Accident — February 11, 2015
  3. Pyranha Memories: The Rotobat — October 2, 2014

Author's posts listings

23
Mar

Albert Kerr Wins Gold at the 1977 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, Spittal

In July, it will be 40 years since Albert Kerr from Carlisle Canoe Club, won the World Slalom Championships in Spittal Austria, using a Pyranha Elite Equipe. Albert’s super-human performance was a surprise to many, though not to those of us who knew him; the local paper the next day was headlined, ‘Mr. Nobody Wins …

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11
Feb

Pyranha Memories: The Rob Roy, A Happy Accident

You may be aware that we recently released a Sit-on-Top version of the Pyranha Fusion, which has just been awarded ‘Coolest Kayak of the Show’ at PaddleExpo 2014; however, this isn’t the first Sit-on-Top kayak that Pyranha has produced! Way back in the day, around ’86 or ’87 (maybe even earlier!) when most whitewater kayaks …

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02
Oct

Pyranha Memories: The Rotobat

I designed the RotoBat in 1984 with the help of leading paddlers at the time, including Dave Reynolds. In the UK, pool training boats were used for introductions to kayaking in swimming pools during winter, and then from that Canoe Polo became popular. It always used to surprise me just how much damage the players did …

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