Symposium visitors and trips

Due to the numbers of sea kayakers that will be paddling around Shetland’s coast over the next week or so (around 60!), it is requested that individuals, or smaller parties of kayakers, do whatever they can to inform either the club or the Shetland Coastguard as to their intentions of route and duration on trips [...]

Symposium Programme

With the summer symposium now only a few days away, here is a draft itinerary for the weekends events.

Friday

9.30 registration and again at 5.00 p.m.
Friday afternoon – cross discipline training open canoe training and river
boats .  Plus half day paddle. Some who arrive early may want to do their
own thing and go on a longer [...]

Training Nights 1st & 8th July

There will be no training on Thursday 1 July or on Thursday 8 July.

Training starts again on Thursday 15 July

If you did some pool training but haven’t got round to coming outdoors yet come along on July 15th and make a start. We will be very happy to see you. There will be another 7 [...]

Ronas Voe Photos

There’s a new photo album in the Gallery page, from the club trip to Ronas Voe on the 6th June.  Check out the Gallery to see them all.

Strom Loch Thursday 17th June

On Thursday (17 June) a group of 15 intrepid paddlers went to play at the outflow of Strom Loch. New paddlers were able to learn  “breaking in” to the current from an eddy and “breaking out” again. Some mastered a “ferry glide” across the river too. Our river experts, Jonathan, Steve, Jim and Paula did [...]

Thursday Training Night 17 June

CHOICE OF VENUE

Normal training will still be at Bridge End Centre.

If you would like to try some river paddling follow details below.

Meet at strom bridge as soon after 6:30 as you can.

The loch empties out under the bridge into the sea and while the tide is low the flow of water creates a very short [...]