Had a cracking day today, we were invited down to the brand new Bremont Watch Company headquarters nr Henley on Thames to chat with Nick English and the rest of the team about the canoeing marathon and get some photos with the boat, Bremont is all about adventure, pushing the limits and relying on the best quality kit to get you through to the other side. I'm a big fan of this brand and everything they stand for. Carried on to Marlow for our final practise session. The river is horrendous, very quick, eddys every 5 meters or so, we managed to get down to Boulters lock in Maidenhead in about 45 minutes including portages and chatting to the lock keeper for 5 minutes. This is great for covering distance, however i'm not looking forward to paddling on this at night. Waiting now to find out from the DW organisers what the plan is.