Local River trips through 2019

We are trying to run a river trip at least once a month. Where possible they will be advertised through Breakout, although sometimes it isn’t possible to plan that far ahead. Trips will also be advertised through the Triplist (email) and the club members’ Facebook page. If you are not subscribed to either of these,(…)

More

Club Trip to Earls Barton

A little while ago we – the Committee – acknowledged something that we had known for some time; that as a club, we were not running trips. We attract new members through the ‘Come & Try’ sessions and develop paddlers with the one and two star courses, but then people often find there’s not enough(…)

More

Blast from the Past – 1998

Blast from the Past – 1998

To cut a long story short we paddled the Nene instead, I cannot help feeling I was robbed. But apparently Holme Pierrepont was washed out, and an executive decision was taken to paddle somewhere closer to holme. With the promise of moving water all the way, a rapid or two and a veritable selection box(…)

More

RIVER WNION 09/12/18

RIVER WNION 09/12/18

So once again I find myself in North Wales with a good bunch of friends. The weather is reasonably mild at about 8 degrees, and at the moment it’s not raining. We’re standing in a layby at the get in for the Wnion.  We were discussing whether to paddle the Wnion, or weather to choose(…)

More

To Dee or not to Dee, That is the question

To Dee or not to Dee, That is the question

This time we had plenty of notice and time to organise which makes a change for a kayaking trip. Matt and Frankie were planning on spending a weekend playing on the river Dee in north wales and offered it out to other keen people. After some back and forth messages we had organised where we(…)

More

Weekend in North, North Wales…

Weekend in North, North Wales…

After a busy week at work I was looking forward to a weekend away boating. It was Friday evening by the time plans were being finalised, they mainly involved Ben picking Tom Brooks, myself and Sarah up quite early on Saturday morning and driving to wales. Come early Saturday morning Ben and his massive van(…)

More