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June 2022

Shetland Islands Day Five, 15th June North Roe by Sheena Davies

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Shetland Islands Day Five, 15th June North Roe by Sheena Davies On Wednesday 15th June, Phil, Roger, Ian, Andy, Julian, Becca, Catriona and I set off from the little pier at North Roe to explore the coast between that beach and the Neap of Skea. There was a pleasant breeze, and we were able to do some rock hopping, cave exploring and bird watching. We had lunch on a beach… Read More »Shetland Islands Day Five, 15th June North Roe by Sheena Davies

Anglesey Camping Weekend #2 by Chris Marsden

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Anglesey Camping Weekend #2 by Chris Marsden Big thanks to Peter Massey for coordinating the trip to Anglesey this weekend. After a week of lovely weather, we were excited about the weekend trip. The forecast wasn’t good but plenty of club members turned out in anticipation of a good weekend. Friday night was windy and wet, but the forecast looked more promising for Saturday. We spent the evening in the bar… Read More »Anglesey Camping Weekend #2 by Chris Marsden

Shetland Islands Day Four, Tuesday 14th June 2022 by Roger Colman

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Shetland Islands Day Four, Tuesday 14th June 2022 by Roger Colman Unfortunately, another very windy day on the island of Shetland. The various weather forecast apps all had various, differing weather predictions, none of them good. With some of us still hopeful for a paddle it fell upon Ian Bell to pull the proverbial rabbit from the hat. Ian delved into his ‘Old Sea Dog Box of Tricks’ and opted… Read More »Shetland Islands Day Four, Tuesday 14th June 2022 by Roger Colman

For Sale: A set of split, winged paddles for sale

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For Sale: A set of split, winged paddles for sale Hi All I have a set of split, winged paddles for sale, they have midsized blades, length and feather adjustable (205 to 215) and are full carbon with metal tips. Good condition except for some scratches. I used them with my sea kayak but would also be good for a ski or marathon kayak. I would like £100 for them.… Read More »For Sale: A set of split, winged paddles for sale

Shetland Islands Day Three, 13th June, North Roe by Ian Bell.

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Shetland Islands Day 3, 13th June, North Roe by Ian Bell.. Having considered the forecasts for the day, the west coast of the island was not an option. So, we decided that we would look to paddle somewhere on the east coast of the mainland island as that may offer some protection from the F4 gust 5 SW / Westly wind. We chose North Roe as the coast on either… Read More »Shetland Islands Day Three, 13th June, North Roe by Ian Bell.

Shetland Islands Day Two 12th June Ronas Voe by Phil Lloyd

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Shetland Islands 12th June Ronas Voe by Phil Lloyd  On our first full day, and from the base at Voxter Voe hostel near the village of Brae, we had maps, guidebooks and weather forecast out with so many options for paddles around the stunning weather-beaten coastline of Shetland. The wind forecast was 22 mph from SW and 2+ meter swell, so this ruled out anything on the more rugged west… Read More »Shetland Islands Day Two 12th June Ronas Voe by Phil Lloyd

The Shetland Isles Day One 11th June and before by Catriona

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The Shetland Isles Day One 11th June and before by Catriona We all travelled to Shetland on different days. I travelled up on the 10th to Aberdeen to catch the overnight ferry with Ian and Andy. Trip planning for day 1 was finalised in a burger bar while we waited for the ferry. The arrival of the tail end of tropical storm Alex scuppered any kayaking the following day and… Read More »The Shetland Isles Day One 11th June and before by Catriona

Liverpool Canoe Polo International Tournament 11th and 12th June 2022

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Liverpool Canoe Polo International Tournament 11th and 12th June 2022 What a weekend for our 2 LCC Polo teams. Day1:Fantastic start to the Liverpool International Canoe Polo Tournament. The first round of the tournament is a league-based system each team plays each other before the top 4 are placed into semi-finals. LCC Brunswick started their weekend off by playing 5 games in which they, won 3 drew 1 and lost… Read More »Liverpool Canoe Polo International Tournament 11th and 12th June 2022

Liverpool Canoe Club Safety Cover at the Docks

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Liverpool Canoe Club Safety Cover at the Docks Paul Goetzee towing the rescue RHIB back to the dock after it ran out of fuel when we were doing safety cover for yesterday’s dock swim. All good fun. Tim Haines.

Liverpool Canoe Club Open Day 24th April 2022

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Liverpool Canoe Club Open Day 24th April 2022 The event was Open to All, Members and Non-members, Young and Old. It was great to see so many members there to support the day. Andy Lees from Go Kayaking was there with a selection of demo boats from Pyranha and Red SUP`s. Elle Jackson from Jackson Leisure had a variety of SUP`s and inflatable kayaks. Everyone got to try a variety of… Read More »Liverpool Canoe Club Open Day 24th April 2022