Website Update

Website Update

News, Website
Some good things have come from the coronavirus lockdown - the Nomad Kayak Club website has undergone a major upgrade. Changes include (but are not limited to): Lots of security improvements including HTTPS (SSL) encryption between the server and your web clientNew, faster serverBetter GDPR compliant privacy optionsNew look & feelNew online membership signup/payment systemNew domain name available for those who want to use something shorter then our current URL: nomadkayak.club (both can be used) There may well be some teathing problems in the next few weeks so please bare with us. If you see anything broken please get in touch with the webmaster. Any feedback is very welcome! Webmaster
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Nomad Newsletter 13/06/16

Nomad Newsletter 13/06/16

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Hello Nomads! After a short holiday the newsletter is back. Don't forget next weekend's trip, perfect for getting more moving water experience! Chris P webmaster@nomadkayakclub.co.uk Symond's Yat Trip 18th-19th June - Symond's Yat river trip and rapids with Anthony Sterling Symond's Yat is the perfect place for anyone who can paddle competently on flat water to learn moving water skills. Anthony will be leading a weekend of paddling including a river trip and paddling Symond's Yat grade 2 rapids. Accommodation will be camping near the rapids or you can go down for the day. Contact Anthony by email or on Facebook for further details. Paddling Sign in Sheet When arriving at the clubhouse for a paddle please sign in (and out) using the form provided. This allows us to keep…
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Nomad Newsletter 27/05/16

Nomad Newsletter 27/05/16

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Hello Nomads! A successful weekend for Nomad Kayak Club; both at the Rickmansworth Festival and at the Canoe Polo League play-offs in Llanelli :) Chris P webmaster@nomadkayakclub.co.uk Canal Festival Success Many thanks to the 40 members who came down and supported/promoted the club at this year’s Rickmansworth Festival. Whether out paddling on the lake or back at the clubhouse running the BBQ or engaging with the public on the front desk, an enjoyable time was had by all. Across both days, our ‘Come & Try’ sessions proved popular with 66 participants taking to the water, many for the first time. And with a long list of people wanting to try kayaking, it looks as if membership numbers are set to grow this summer. Nomad A Team Promotion Meanwhile, down in…
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Nomad Newsletter 20/05/16

Nomad Newsletter 20/05/16

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Hello Nomads! This weekend is the Rickmansworth Festival and the Nomad A team are fighting for promotion to Division 1! Chris P webmaster@nomadkayakclub.co.uk Rickmansworth Festival The plan for the Rickmansworth Festival this year is as follows: Saturday 0930-1000: Setup 1000-1700: Promoting club to public / handing out leaflets etc. 1200: Taster session 1400: Taster session 1600: Taster session Sunday 0930-1000: Setup 1000-1700: Promoting club to public / handing out leaflets etc. 1130: Taster session 1330: Taster session 1530: Taster session Each taster session will be 1.5 hours with one hour on the water. We will aim to put groups of twelve tasters on the water and need a coach/session leader, a backup in case we split the group and two other good paddlers a session, in all four experienced paddlers.…
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Rickmansworth Festival 2016

Rickmansworth Festival 2016

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The plan for the Rickmansworth Festival this year is as follows: Saturday 0930-1000: Setup 1000-1700: Promoting club to public / handing out leaflets etc. 1200: Taster session 1400: Taster session 1600: Taster session Sunday 0930-1000: Setup 1000-1700: Promoting club to public / handing out leaflets etc. 1130: Taster session 1330: Taster session 1530: Taster session Each taster session will be 1.5 hours with one hour on the water. We will aim to put groups of twelve tasters on the water and need a coach/session leader, a backup in case we split the group and two other good paddlers a session, in all four experienced paddlers. Other club members will be very welcome to paddle but the public will have first call on our boats as we have to use ones…
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Nomad Newsletter 14/05/16

Nomad Newsletter 14/05/16

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Hello Nomads! Lots of things going on in the coming weeks - very exciting. As always, feedback is most welcome :) Chris webmaster@nomadkayakclub.co.uk Tomorrow's Trip The next Nomad trip is tomorrow - Sunday 15th May - Thames and St Patrick's stream, Wargrave. Matt will lead a round trip of 4-5 miles taking about 3 hours (plus lunch stop) on the Thames and St. Patrick's stream, a lovely backwater with a good flow. Suitable for 2*+ level paddlers comfortable with some upstream paddling. Contact Matt at trips@nomadkayakclub.co.uk if you want to go. We will be meeting at 10am at the little park by the river on the right of the A321 from Henley (RG10 8HZ) after Val Wyatt Marine and before the first house just as you enter Wargrave. Bring a…
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Nomad Newsletter 06/05/16

Nomad Newsletter 06/05/16

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Hello Nomads! This week we have polo news, information about the Rickmansworth Festival and a new feature on the Nomad webiste. As always, feedback is most welcome :) Chris webmaster@nomadkayakclub.co.uk Polo Update This year's national canoe polo league is drawing to a close and two of the Nomad teams have come second in their leagues, putting the, through to the playoffs on the 22nd May. If the A team play well at the playoffs they will be promoted to the top league in the country - a great achievement! The B team are fighting for promotion to the second division. Rickmansworth Festival Over the weekend of 21st/22nd May, The Rickmansworth Festival takes place at the Aquadrome and your club needs your help to promote the club and let festival goers…
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Nomad Newsletter 29/04/16

Nomad Newsletter 29/04/16

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Hello Nomads! In an effort to improve communication within the club I aim to collate lots of information about what's going on at Nomads in a nice shiny regular(ish) newsletter. Hopefully everyone will find this useful. All information will of course also be available on the website. As always, I welcome any feedback :) Chris webmaster@nomadkayakclub.co.uk Recreational Sessions Wednesday evening sessions will resume on 4th May, 18:30 on the water, please try and arrive 15 minutes earlier to ensure a prompt start.   Come & Try Sessions The first ‘Come & Try and beginner sessions of the year will start during May. We hope to run these sessions throughout the summer from 09:00-10:00 before regular Recreational & Polo sessions. If you would like to get involved either running or helping…
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Notice of AGM 2016

Notice of AGM 2016

Event, News
This year’s AGM will be held on Sunday 10th April 2016 from 1300 at 1st Rickmansworth Scout Group HQ, 32 Ebury Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. All members are invited to attend the AGM and social buffet which will follow our regular Sunday morning paddling sessions at the Aquadrome. Please check your email for further details.
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