River Banwy (Tuesday 28th December)

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River Banwy (Tuesday 28th December) We used open boats and put in at Llanerfyl just below the bridge. Make sure you park carefully here and do not park in any gateways as farm access is always needed and the farmer has been known to block in any cars poorly parked. There is only room for 3 cars. As we were leaving there was a group of 4 people on SUPs… Read More »River Banwy (Tuesday 28th December)

River Dee Paddle (Monday 27th December) by John Cooke

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River Dee Paddle (Monday 27th December) by John Cooke Nice paddle on the Dee today, probably my last paddle of 2021 so here’s looking forward to next year. Hopefully get a lot more paddling done, and trips organised. If anyone has any suggestions let me know and see if we can sort something out. Thanks to Chris, Rob, Keith, Sara, and Tom for today, nice squirrelly level through Serpents and… Read More »River Dee Paddle (Monday 27th December) by John Cooke

Liverpool Open Water Swim on Boxing Day (Sunday 26th December) by Jim Duffy

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Liverpool Open Water Swim on Boxing Day (Sunday 26th December) by Jim Duffy Thanks to everyone from Liverpool Canoe Club who helped with kayak safety cover for the Liverpool Open Water Swimming Club Boxing Day swim in the Salthouse Dock. Air temperature was 5 Celsius and water temperature was 6 Celsius. There were about 45 swimmers who took part in the various swims and a host of family and supporters.… Read More »Liverpool Open Water Swim on Boxing Day (Sunday 26th December) by Jim Duffy

Christmas Docks Paddle Sunday 19th December 2021

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Christmas Docks Paddle Sunday 19th December 2021  34 of us turned up at the docks to decorate out boats and put on festive costumes for our traditional Christmas paddle. Despite it being very cold and very foggy we paddled up to the Museum and past he Pump House Pub into the heart of Liverpool. We even watched as Paul and Harvey tried some Christmas rolling but the cold water cut… Read More »Christmas Docks Paddle Sunday 19th December 2021

Christmas rolling competition – Final Results  

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Congratulations to all that took part. Poppy came top in two categories and Paul came top in paddle rolls. (he used a back deck roll to squeeze in 13 rolls in 30 seconds) •You can only enter the next category once you have registered a score in the previous.  Eg start with Poolside or kayak bow rolls (X-rescues) and then work up to Paddle rolls / hand rolls.  •30 seconds… Read More »Christmas rolling competition – Final Results  

Round two of the annual Christmas rolling competition took place today at the docks

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Round two of the annual Christmas rolling competition took place today at the docks. There is one more session at Kingsway Leisure Centre before Christmas (Thursday 23rd December 2021).   You can book a place at the pool by going to our pool page on the website…….. New simpler format this year. You can only enter the next category once you have registered a score in the previous.  Eg start with… Read More »Round two of the annual Christmas rolling competition took place today at the docks

Harvey and I went to Llangollen today.

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Llangollen, Mile End Mill. Bottom wave on 11 on the MEM Guage. Great morning paddling.I’m always happy to see so many different types of craft on the water. Mainly playboats today, but a few canoes, old school boats and some creekers made their way past today.Harvey got to try out his new camera too! https://www.facebook.com/paul.harwood.7524/posts/4044955528939790

Winners of round one of the annual Christmas rolling competition.

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Winners of round one of the annual Christmas rolling competition. There is one more session at Kingsway Leisure Centre before Christmas (23rd December 2021).   You can book a place at the pool by going to our pool page on the website…….. New simpler format this year. You can only enter the next category once you have registered a score in the previous.  Eg start with Poolside or kayak bow rolls… Read More »Winners of round one of the annual Christmas rolling competition.

Christmas Docks Paddle Sunday 19th December 10:00am

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Christmas Docks Paddle Sunday 19th December 10:00am Please bring a costume or decorate your boat with tree or some Christmas tinsel. This is for paddlers who have paddled with the club before (Or very experienced paddlers joining the club for their first paddle). Check our booking site to see if there are any places left….  You will need to use your LCC username and password All places MUST be pre-booked here… Read More »Christmas Docks Paddle Sunday 19th December 10:00am

LCC Christmas Rolling Competition 2021

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Two more weeks of the pool sessions at Kingsway Leisure Centre before Christmas (16th and 23rd December 2021).   This means it is time for the annual Christmas Rolling competition. You can book a place at the pool by going to our pool page on the website…….. New simpler format this year. You can only enter the next category once you have registered a score in the previous.  Eg start with… Read More »LCC Christmas Rolling Competition 2021