Thursday 30th - Beginner session 3 - rescues and getting wet!!!

This will be our third session for beginners, and it’s going to be covering the essentials of rescues. We will be getting wet and hopefully having fun while covering one of the key skills you need for going on trips and completing the 1*. We have the Bridge End Center booked for the evening so [...]

Tuesday 28th May - 1* and over sessions, session 2.

This is the second session for anyone who’s paddled before and wants to get out on the water. Meet at Bridge End again, usual aim of being on the water at 7pm sharp so be there a good bit before that, and don’t forget hot drink/ spare clothes etc. We may not be going in at Bridge [...]

Thursday 23rd May -another fun night

Club training night

With force 6 winds falling away, a downwind run was decided on and a mad time was spent frantically sorting things out to get everyone up to the far end of the isle  for what proved to be  an excellent time out on the water. Encountering wind-blown swell was a new experience [...]

Beginners session 2 - Thursday 23rd May

Session is still on tonight, it will be breezy and people are more likely to get wet so please make sure you bring change of clothes if you’re coming! Don’t worry about missing a session, you can always catch up next week if you decide not to.

Tuesday 21st May - 1* and over sessions are starting this week.

This week we’re starting with sessions for anyone who’s paddled before and wants to get out on the water again. Whether you’re one of last year’s beginners or you’ve decided to come back to sea kayaking after a break, the sessions over the next couple of weeks are for you.

We’re aiming to be on the water at [...]

First outdoor session - Thursday 16th May

An excellent turn out last night at Bridge End for our first Outdoor Session.

With almost twenty beginners turning up to make the most of the good evening, we had a really busy few hours getting everyone set up and out on the water for their first paddle outside.

Hopefully the first of many nights on the [...]

Thursday 16th May - Our first outdoor session!

Forecast isn’t too bad (better than tonight) and by the time we get on the water should be a fine night.

Just to recap – meet at Bridge End sometime 6.30pm/ 6.45pm ish, report to Arthur and then break up into groups ready to go on the water. Coaches and helpers will match individual beginners with [...]

2013/14 season starting!!!

Beginners sessions at the pool finish next Thursday before we head outside, signalling the start of the new season. We’re doing things a little differently this year and aim to run coaching sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a couple of weeks to get things underway. There’s a lot of beginners this year so the coaches have decided to [...]