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Lakeland Canoe Club

Improvers River Trip

Event details

N.B. This is a PLACEHOLDER only; the trip may be cancelled at short notice if we don't get enough water or enough paddlers. There is an identical trip on FRIDAY

This trip is aimed at people who are already consider themselves an Improver.

1. Event coordinator: Phil Clayton 0785 0202405

2. Trip Leader: tbc

3. Trip type: River

4. Level of Ability: Improver - At the upper end of the British Canoeing remit for Moderate Water ie. Grade 2 (3)

5. Date: 19/02/2023

6. Venue/Meet/Share Lifts:   Meet at 10:00 tbc

Please read notes regarding river trips here …….


I am happy to co-ordinate and lead the trip. However, as we will be a team, we are jointly responsible for each other’s safety on the water.

Please ensure you carry the correct kit for the trip you are attending. We can discuss any questions about the kit required and/or alternatively…….


There is a link at the bottom of the page for Kit. There are other useful links, all of which are recommended reading.

Could I emphasize ......

Dry suits only - in summer it might be possible to manage without a dry suit, but in winter an early dip has more severe consequences for the individual concerned and the rest of the group.

Kayak specific helmets with protection over temples and ears must be worn on theses trips. Something like a Sweet Rocker as oppose to a Sweet Strutter - other brands are available

Details can be found here…….


The club does have a number of kayak specific helmets available for hire

Could I also draw your attention to …….


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