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An Interesting Day

An Interesting Day

The planning had been done weeks ago, and three paddlers met up in the campsite at St David’s – Scott, Chris and Alan. The plan was simple – tomorrow we would set off at 8am to catch the slack tide, and cross the north end of Ramsey Island. Then we would paddle gently down the(…)

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Doggy Paddle 2014

Doggy Paddle 2014

Another early start for this fabulous event, up at 5:30am van loaded with one of Tracey’s remarkable lunches and bacon baps for 18 for breakfast, hitched the trailer and met up at the centre at 6:30am for remainder of the group to convoy to start position at Royal Leamington Spa where we met Pete King(…)

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Last minute river Ogwen (North Wales)

Last minute river Ogwen (North Wales)

Throughout the week there was a forecast of rain, with my ear to the ground I could hear murmurings of a paddling trip being formed to North Wales, by Thursday nothing was finalised. Saturday afternoon around 4pm my phone goes off with a text from Duncan saying they have been paddling today, the rivers are(…)

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River Usk November 2013

River Usk November 2013

The Usk is a great little river down in the Brecon beacons, ideal as an introduction to moving water and a great little paddle with 3 sections. Over the Friday evening we slowly began to meet at the bunkhouse claim our bed and retire to the pub just across the road. By the time Saturday(…)

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Arnie’s Tale The River Usk

Arnie’s Tale The River Usk

When I saw that Andy Davis was running a trip on the Usk I thought ‘great that’s just what I want to do.’  Having done the WW course and a couple of Matlocks, his comment that is was an ideal progression into white water sold it to me and I signed up straight away.  Over(…)

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