Wikipedia:WikiProject Canoeing and Kayaking

Welcome to WikiProject Canoeing and Kayaking

We are a Wiki Project Group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of Kayaking, Kayaks, Canoeing, and Canoes.

(For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject and the Guide to WikiProjects).

  1. Increase membership of editors interested in kayaking and canoeing in all its forms.
  2. Improve the accuracy and quality of all kayaking and canoeing articles.
  3. Develop the collection of kayaking and canoeing images on Wikimedia Commons.
  4. Improve and create kayaking and canoeing related templates.
Scope of the WikiProject

The Canoeing and Kayaking WikiProject concerns the creation, development, and organisation of all Wikipedia's articles about kayaks, kayaking, canoes and canoeing (including biographies) of famous kayakers and canoeists. This means all articles that could somehow relate to kayaking, or canoeing, including but not limited to:

  • Equipment
  • Disciplines
  • Boats
  • Notable kayakers or canoeists

Guidelines edit

When editing articles, please keep in mind that this is an encyclopedia. If you have not already done so please check out the neutral point of view guidelines. We would like all user contributions to be factual (and have citations where possible). Please use common sense when editing articles. If you see pages that are in need of further work, please feel free to add them to the todo list.

Articles edit

Assessment Statistics edit

Article progress

Assesment progress

Assessment guidelines, criteria and requests for review can be found here

Article Alerts edit

No Article alerts at this time.

Featured content edit

Anything applicable to the project that's already listed at Featured articles, Featured pictures, or Featured lists should be added here.

Candidates edit

Anything applicable to the project that's already listed at Featured article candidates, Featured picture candidates, or Featured list candidates should be added here.

To Do edit

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:

Feel free to pick a job from any of the below lists, you can also add jobs for others by editing this section. Or see an alphabetised list of articles marked as needing cleanup by following the link to the right.

Articles for creation edit

Please list articles you would think should be created here.

There are also lots of good suggestions at Wikipedia:Requested articles/Sports#Canoe and Kayak

New articles needing work edit

Please list your recently created Kayaking-related articles here. Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box the Main Page.

Other Jobs edit

Collaboration and review edit

Members edit

Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest Also if you like you can add the {{Canoeing and Kayaking Member}} or {{Kayakingsupport}} tags to your user page. If members haven't been active at all on Wikipedia in the last year, they will be commented out using this tool. If you are back please feel free to re-add yourself.

  1. Nate1481 (talk · contribs) - Mainly, White Water and Polo.
  2. Thruxton (talk · contribs) - sea and river kayaking.
  3. Ollio (talk · contribs) - Sea Kayaker.
  4. Alansplodge (talk · contribs) - a bit of whitewater but now mostly coaching basic skills to kids – interest in kayak history.
  5. Vladyreaper (talk · contribs) - specializing in canoe slalom articles.
  6. HowardMorland (talk · contribs) - Whitewater slalom, artificial whitewater courses.
  7. jamesmcmahon0 (talk · contribs) - Whitewater Kayaking mainly in Scotland.
  8. Ryanx7 (talk · contribs) - Whitewater Kayaking and white water classification scales:International Scale of River Difficulty.
  9. Supaste (talk · contribs) - Whitewater - UK.
  10. Ham105 (talk · contribs) - Outrigger canoeing.
  11. DVKEXP (talk · contribs) - Rafting, Kayaking, Fishing, River education, Swiftwater Rescue, Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP), swimming and teaching others to swim and be comfortable in the "gnar".
  12. Clintoncimring (talk · contribs) - Stand-up Paddleboarding.
  13. Monkeyblue (talk · contribs) - flatwater kayaker with an occasional Canoe Polo.
  14. Squirrelwhisperer (talk · contribs) - History of canoeing and development of the canoe itself-- the individuals and companies that produced canoes from the late 19th century to the present day.Squirrelwhisperer (talk) 22:17, 31 August 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  15. Northwoods, camping & general North8000 (talk) 00:36, 3 February 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  16. GhostInTheMachine (talk · contribs) - UK
  17. Gregiej (talk · contribs) - host ICFslalom podcast and international canoeing results analyst

Templates edit

Place on pages you believe are within our scope. Please add the {{WikiProject Canoeing and Kayaking}} tag (which has a rating and importance parameters – for usage info see here) to the article's talk page; which shows as:

 Canoeing and Kayaking NA‑class (inactive)
 This article is within the scope of WikiProject Canoeing and Kayaking, a project which is currently considered to be inactive.
NAThis article has been rated as NA-class on Wikipedia's content assessment scale.

Welcoming new users edit

If you see that a new user has made an edit to a page that comes under our scope, consider welcoming them by adding the following to their talk page.

{{subst:User:Jamesmcmahon0/kayak-w}} ~~~~

Showing your affiliation edit

Members might like to add one of the follow banners to their user page

{{Canoeing and Kayaking Member}}
{{User Canoeing and Kayaking}}
 This user is a member of the Canoeing and Kayaking WikiProject.

... and maybe these:

Userbox {{User:UBX/Kayak Lover}}
This user agrees that kayaking is the best sport in the world.
Top icon {{Canoeing and Kayaking topicon}}   small Top icon linked to this project

User:Monkeyblue came up with these narrow user boxes:

  This user is a flatwater kayaker.
{{User:Monkeyblue/boxes/kayaking|Sea|Sea kayak}}
  This user is a Sea kayaker.

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