Category: Trips-Reports

Soldier’s Point And Sea Surf

Fantastic paddle from the soldier point in the Shoreham-by-sea harbour down to the Southwick beach. with a chance to surf some nice waves. Southwick beach is an excellent place to learn some kayak surf moves. The beach is sandy, and at low tide, it can be very shallow for a long time. Shallow enough to
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The Great Scottish Canoe Trail

By Ian Baker  Four intrepid explorers with paddle in hand, Went on a Journey, a trip that was planned, 60 miles on Canals, Rivers and locks, Five days and four nights to spend with the Scots. We started with canoes packed to the rim, With so much kit couldn’t fathom the trim, In Banavie the
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SYMONDS YAT – MAY 2014

It was time to brace myself and sign up to get on some moving water. Early Saturday morning start to miss the traffic got us to the meeting point in Wales in good time. All I was told was to aim for the ‘V’ point in the middle of the river and whatever happened I
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Birling Gap 14 July 2013

As a trip leader, Bruno had planned Sunday’s trip from Birling Gap to the Seven Sisters Country park. However, for one reason or another, a decision was made to avoid the shuttle run and launch and return to Birling Gap. With hot weather and flat seas expected, I decided to take my sit on top
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Thames Trip

6 am and I heard the voice ‘You better get up, Bruno is already outside’. Not the first words I wanted to hear, but here he was and I only had a few minutes to jump in the shower and get myself downstairs, by which time Wendy already had the coffee ready and the bacon
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River Dart Trip October 2004

By Peter. October 2004 The Weather. It was raining; nothing beats changing in the car park in the rain. I must buy one of those tents that go over the back of the car, inbuilt heating, and pile carpet. Water Level. The height gauge on the web was at 1.5 white marks – no problem.
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The Upper Barle

This is an account of the Trip to the upper Barle The Awakening I think everybody would agree with me when I say the worst part of the upper Barle experience is getting up at 4:45 am. Dragging yourself from the warmth and safety of your bed, scrambling into your clothes and in the process,
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Ardeche France (By Anne)

It all started off by squashing Jacho into the rear of our vehicle which was to be driven by the Bionic Man, Mike.W. Then on the ferry we squashed Dan (6’6”+) into a small bunk bed in our cramped 4 berth cabin with 5 of us in it. This went on all week squashing gear
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