March 14, 2024

What is Telemetry Testing

Telemetry is the automatic measurement and wireless transmission of data from remote sources. In general, telemetry works in the following way: Sensors at the source measure physical data, such as what happens to the boat while paddling as pitch, roll and strokes. Electronic devices then send this data to an external computer that processes allowing […]

February 28, 2024

Why Should I Use a Footstrap

ADVANTAGES/GOALS OF USING A FOOTSTRAP No one can be too sure when the use of straps started, but the old-school paddlers will remember using all kinds of gadgets from broomsticks to car seat belts. The main target of the foot strap is to hold the feet close to the footrest, with that “hold” the paddler […]

February 7, 2024

The Advantages of Rotating Seat

The rotating seat became known soon after it was developed in Australia, patented by MAX Kayaks, as many of their top paddlers used it in the early 2000s. All athletes who use or used the rotating seat agree about its advantages: Improve technique: Rotating seats allow paddlers to engage their body rotation more effectively in […]

January 26, 2024

Paddling Through Winter

Tips to Boost Your Mood and Energy in Canoeing As winter blankets the world in a layer of frost and shorter days, canoe enthusiasts may find themselves grappling with the challenges of staying active and energized during the colder months. The crisp air and cold waters may seem less inviting, but with the right strategies, […]

January 12, 2024

Rudders & CFD Analysis

Nelo offers a variety of sprint rudders, designed with different purposes and behaviours in mind. but one thing remains the same across the board: they are all optimized to be as efficient as possible, with the perfect balance between directional control and reduced drag. We have done extensive CFD analysis to the rudder range to […]

January 5, 2024

11 Seconds

Did you know that the average time difference or gap over a 500-meter distance between a Men’s K1 and a Women’s K1 is approximately 11 seconds? Additionally, you should know that using the Paddle Lab Boat Mini Resistor, like the one showcased at, you can neutralize this time difference. By employing this small resistor, […]

October 19, 2023

What is the Interboat Speed Calculator?

Have you ever found yourself wondering how your efforts would be in a different boat? Or perhaps you’ve considered the disparity in performance between you and your training partner.Paddling is a complex activity, and understanding the intricacies of speed and skill can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve developed a useful tool that can provide […]

June 23, 2023

The Air Construction

Innovating Surfski Boats with Exceptional Lightweight Performance When it comes to surf ski boats, performance is everything. The ability to surf quickly through varying conditions while maintaining stability and control is a key factor for paddlers seeking a great experience on the water. The Air, being an exceptional ultra-lightweight construction, allows that. Designed specifically for […]

May 25, 2023

How can Nelo 400 help our environment?

The challenge of building the environmentally sustainable and technically viable “Nelo 400” is a task that requires attention in many ways, from the choice of materials to the use of more efficient and less polluting technologies. With that in mind, some practices have been adopted to ensure that the construction process has a lower environmental […]

April 28, 2023

Crossing the Atlantic in Canoeing

Do you remember how long it takes to cross the Danube? So this time our exercise will be about the Atlantic! The Atlantic Ocean is the world’s second-largest ocean, after the Pacific Ocean. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south, bounded by Europe, Africa and Asia. […]

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