29th May - Thursday night coaching and trip

With visiting paddlers plus all the beginners in flat calm conditions, a trip round Hous was quickly arranged for the majority and away they went for what was a lovely paddle! Visibility wasn’t great but it all added to the experience of the first trip for beginners this year.

A second group were also out in a [...]

The first Thursday Nights beginners sessions of the season

2014 beginners session 15th May

The 2014 Thursday night sessions kicked off on 15th May.

A good turnout at Bridge End with a variety of experience across the twenty paddlers on the water, the blustery conditions challenged this year’s beginners and got the more experienced techniques dusted off. Nothing quite like having to demonstrate technique to [...]

Symposium – places now capped.

Last few places being held for local paddlers, waiting list now in operation. Email if you want name added to list.

2014 Membership forms now available

Form now available, please complete and get it back to Craig and Sheryl. Return by 1st May to ensure you’re classed as a current member, to be guaranteed texts and emails from the club about events, and to borrow gear and attend club trips! If you miss the deadline and want to paddle don’t worry. [...]

Good start to the pool sessions

Thursday night saw thirteen paddlers in the pool, a great start to this run of five sessions before the beginners training. Nice to see a full pool! Thanks go to Angus for bringing the boats.

If you fancy giving paddling a try, you can now turn up and have a free session. There will be a [...]

Committee Meeting Friday 28th Feb

First committee meeting for 2014. If you’re interested in shaping what’s going to happen throughout this year, let one of the committee know and turn up to discuss.

2014 Symposium - additional information added to booking form pages and a heads up!

We’ve just added some bits to the page, just to clarify a few points we’ve been asked about. If you’re thinking of coming there’s still plenty of spaces just don’t leave it too long.

The heads up – we’re tidying up the programme and it’ll be out soon. All you 1* to 3* paddlers out there [...]

...Canoe polo...

play in the pool, work on paddling skills and (probably) have the most fun you can experience in a public swimming pool! Don’t need to be an expert paddler, will be working on building skills and enjoy ourselves. Great way to get/ stay fit too.

Get in contact with Jonathan Swale, Jim Tait or myself if you’re interested.

Hopefully [...]

2014 Shetland Sea Kayak Symposium Booking forms now available

That’s the forms available for next year’s symposium! The prices have ended up higher than previously, though there’s a discount on the symposium fee (not accommodation/meals/ foxed costs) . If you’re currently a club member remember to check out the forum for additional special offer.

http://www.shetlandcanoeclub.co.uk/shetland-sea-kayak-symposium/2014-symposium-and-voxter-weekends-booking-forms/

Date set – 11th to 14th July 2014 – Shetland Sea Kayak Symposium 2014

Keep up to date with what’s going on with the next Symposium by visiting our facebook page Shetland Sea Kayak Symposium 2014 or you can of course speak directly to any of the organising committee for 2014 – Chris, Wendy,Vaila and Iain! Further details to follow…