Thursday 28 May - Beginners session 3

This week we had a stunning evening for getting out there and paddling and, after some work on emergency stops,  30 paddlers went for a paddle! Along the way we did some work on sweep strokes on the move and then back to forward paddling before a bit of a rest on the big beach [...]

Thursday 21 May - beginners session 2

Thursday proved to be nice and breezy so some of this year’s beginners took to the Canoes for their first experience of sailing, while others had a short trip to Papil. Coming back as three rafts proved fun, especially with some kind folks ‘volunteering’ to stand up.

Some brave souls even did some swimming and rescuing [...]

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Beginners session 140515 – outdoors at Bridge End

Thursday saw the move from the pool to the great outdoors for this year’s beginners,  and low winds and a high turnout made for a busy evening coaching. Everyone appeared to have enjoyed their first experiences of Bridge End and got to grips with the fundamentals of forward paddling in roughly a straight line. Next [...]

Beginners sessions - final pool session and first outdoors session

Just a reminder that this Monday sees our final session indoors and we’re moving outdoors to Bridge End on 14 May!

UKCC Level 1 Training - part one completed, plus Level 2 bits

Mags Duncan and Steve Mackinnon from Nairn provided a great two days taking eight of us us through part one of the syllabus in not the warmest of weather. While they were up they also spent some time with Angus and Catriona working on Level 2 coaching with the help of some keen volunteers, plus [...]