River Soca trip. June 2016

These are my memories of the club River Soca trip in Slovenia. It has been a while now, so rather than a day by day account, I will try to convey to you the sights and general feeling of the trip. Our group left for Slovenia tea time on Friday 22nd July. The group consisted(…)

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The River Mint

The River Mint

Despite being the biggest wuss when it comes to the cold, I love winter for the simple reason that it’s whitewater paddling season. I spend far too much time checking and rechecking forecasts searching out heavy rain. The chances of getting heavy rain at a time when we are not working, haven’t got family commitments(…)

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Waterless Wales

In the downstairs bathroom at Lledr House Hostel, where we stayed, was a quote “Life is not waiting for the storm to pass it is about dancing in the rain.” As a group we would have been happy with a storm of any kind as long as it contained rain and we would have been(…)

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Slovenia 2016

Slovenia 2016

Every year we try to put together a European kayaking trip to find some white water in the sunshine. The last few years we have been to Austria but this year we decided to try Slovenia. Dates were set for mid July and finally, after much waiting and planning, it was time to go. We(…)

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2016 AGM

AGM, award presentation, BBQ and slalom Saturday 24th September 2016 – 6-30 p.m. at the Centre The day starts at 15:00 with a fun slalom competition which is open to everyone in anything you want to paddle. Followed by a Free barbecue at 17:00, bar selling soft and alcoholic drinks. The award presentation will follow(…)

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First aid course

First aid is always a good thing to have and especially so in our sport. We have been offered a 1 day (8 hour) first aid couse at a club discount rate. This would suit paddlers, but also Mums & Dads etc too It will require about 8 people to sign up to make it(…)

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THE WALES BOATING DAY RUSH by Paul Eppy

On the morning of Wednesday the 30th December my alarm went off at 5.30 am then it hit me I am off to wales. The idea was to paddle the river Ceiriog there was 6 of us went down Steve, Sarah, Alan, Adrian, James and myself, Adrian wasn’t paddling due to a bad shoulder. So(…)

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