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Chadbury Weir 5th June 2014

Adam, Fitz ,Jenny ,Mat ,Sue T,Sue ,Roy ,Paul ,Harry ,Max, Dom ,Oli, Ed, Debbie, Harriet, Guy and Dave met at Sankey Marina on the edge of Evesham on bright sunny evening. We were faced with a fast flowing river that had risen about 3ft above normal levels due large amounts of rain in the previous days.

Winter Challenge – WOW

What a club!  The Winter Challenge final tally was 1,221.5 miles – achieved over 26 different locations and with 61 different paddlers involved. I have submitted this to BCU but don’t know yet how we will compare to other clubs.  However we should be proud of ourselves for the number and variety of paddling we…

Winter Challenge – Can we reach 1000 miles?

Good progress on the Winter Challenge – 2 club paddles this weekend has got us to 839.  Its looking tight to hit the 1,000 mark but the holiday season may make it possible to squeeze in some more trips.  BCU have e-mailed today to say a paddle on 1st January will count towards the tally…

Brecon 2014 !! While stocks last.

After another succesful weekend in Brecon we plan to return to The Held bunkhouse. The dates will be 24th to 26th October 2014.  We need to book by 11th November this year.

Winter Club Challenge 1st October to 31st December. Half Way Update!

We’re almost half way through the Winter Challenge and as a club, based on the information I have gathered we’ve clocked 371 miles – but I know there’s been some paddling done this weekend and some more planned soon.  I don’t know how it compares to other clubs but it seems pretty impressive, boosted substantially…

Nottingham Club Championships – This weekend 21/22 September.

There is a great event being held an Nottingham this weekend. There is a chance for the club to win a boat. It’s a team event with classes for novices to expert with various events including dry land paddling. Only rules are using the same boat for all events. Loan boats are available. Liz will…

History and A Seal called Keith, all on a canoe trip

We all met at Upton where Caroline gave us a very interesting talk about the Civil War and how Keith and all the other commanders in the Civil War fought and moved.