Archive for May, 2012

Doggy Paddle – Sunday 13th May – More photos added.

Hi today we had a great day out doing the Doggy Paddle. It’s just over 18 miles on the Avon from Leamington to Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Our WKCC entries were coordinated and planned by Liz who id a fantastic job. We had 10 canoeists. Liz and Matt S,  Claire and Adam, Emma W and Graham, Emma B and Nick D, Ed and Nick G. We also had Matt R, Richard B, Caryl and Lyndon in kayaks.

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Spare Club Clothing

From our recent order of T Shirts we have spare WKCC branded garments:

A Large Royal Blue T Shirt and Large Royal Blue Polo Shirt from the recent order are available for purchase at £13.20 each.  Never worn, simply too big for the girls that ordered them.  Let Caroline know if you are interested.

Birthday Paddle

Tuesday is Carolines birthday, and we are trying to arrange a last minute paddle on the Avon, from Eckington Bridge to Bredon Hardwick, it is just over 4 miles. And the plan is stop along the way and have a nice picnic lunch.

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13 for Nafford – Sunday 27th May

Thirteen of us descended on Nafford weir this morning which turned out to be a great sun trap of surfing, playing and a little bit of swimming.
Today’s trip was initially planned for Cardiff, but thursday’s session at Nafford proved popular enough to rethink sitting in hot cars for a few hours to drive to the white water centre, and a 10 o’clock start seemed a far more social time to meet and paddle too.

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Well done to Harry for being the first junior to achieve his Paddle Power Discover.

Well done to Harry for being the first junior to achieve his Paddle Power Discover.

Coach Caroline presented Harry his certificate on Thursday night. Now it’s up to the rest of you to keep working on your Paddle Power awards this summer. See picture below

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Nafford on Sunday 27 May

Sunday 27/05/12, we are meeting at Nafford for a morning paddle, from 10am to 1pm. It is an ideal level to practice those moving water skills. Please let Clive know if you are coming.

CKT Midlands Canoe Show – Nene White Water Centre 20th May

Today me, Liz and Emma W, Nick D, Ross and John H headed off to the Nene White Water Centre near Northampton. The main plan was for Emma to do some play boat coaching and try demo kit if we wanted.

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We’ve raised quite a bit of money for Guide Dogs – Would You Like To Contribute?

As many of you are aware, 14 of us paddled the 18 miles from Leamington to Stratford as part of this year’s Doggy Paddle last Sunday.

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July Weekend 2012

Newsflash :  

Please note that there will be some form of July weekend happening after all if plans work out. John Gregson and Fitz are gathering interested parties so let them know as soon as possible.

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Muddy Backside on the Avon

With the sun shining it was a great day for a paddle . Wendy, Liz , Emma , Clive and myself met at Knightwick weir around  11.00 am.  

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