Symonds Yat Weekend – 9th/10th September

Symonds Yat Weekend – 9th/10th September

News
 Sign up Matt Greenshields, Peter Scott and others will lead a variety of activities in and around picturesque Symonds Yat the second weekend of September. Symonds Yat is a great place for a gentle introduction to whitewater for all skill levels and equally good if you like flat water trips and beautiful scenery - we'll be doing both! The weekend is suitable for 1* level paddlers and above and can be a great family weekend away with Goodrich Castle and walking in the Forest of Dean both within a mile. If you're coming for both days, please arrange your own accommodation at River Wye Caravan and Camping Park, the Saracen's Head Inn or the many B&Bs in the area (note: Symonds Yat East / Wyedean Campsite is full this weekend). Alternatively…
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Lea Trip Report

Lea Trip Report

News, Trip, Trip Reports
On Sunday 13 Nomads, some on their first trip with the club, went to Hertford to paddle the beautiful river Lea loop. Led by Peter and Matt and ably assisted by Anthony and Chris, everybody had an enjoyable and varied paddle taking in an introduction to moving water at the two step weir, a scrape up the crystal clear river bean and lunch on the bank before touring the picturesque town and returning via a very long tunnel. Well done to everyone on their first trip and thanks to Peter for his expert local knowledge. Some video from Anthony to follow shortly ...
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British Canoeing Personal Performance Awards & FSRT Courses

British Canoeing Personal Performance Awards & FSRT Courses

Courses, News
The following courses will be running at the club this summer: BC 1 Star – Introductory course consisting of 2 ½ hrs training + attendance at a minimum of 2 recreational sessions (£25 members, £50 non-members) Dates: Saturday 3rd June 10am – 12.30pm – (further dates will be published on the website) BC 2 Star – Fundamental Paddlesport Skills consisting of 1 day kayak training, 1 day canoe training and 1 day river trip including assessment (£50 members £100 non-members) Dates: Kayak training Saturday 17th June, Canoe training Saturday 1st July, River trip/assessment Saturday 29th July FSRT (Foundation Safety & Rescue Training) – Saturday 5th August (£35 members £70 non- members) Course Aims 1) To provide the paddler with the necessary skills which will enable them to ensure the safety…
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