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Lakeland Canoe Club

Easy River Group - Refresher session for kayakers


Event details

This event is on.

See you at the bridge at 10am.

Don’t forget your snack, hot drink and helmet!



Club Lead trip

1. Event co-ordinator; Eric Dewhurst

2. Trip Leader; Mike Sunderland

3. Trip type: Easy River  

4. Level of ability : Beginner 

5. Date: Wednesday 31st March

6. Venue : Killington Road Bridge

7. Meet location / time : 10.00 a.m.


8. Meet to share lifts at: no lift share needed

9. Anything else:  

River kayak only for this session, and don’t forget your helmet.

This session is a refresher for those who are very rusty in a river kayak or those with little or no experience on moving water. (You should be comfortable in a kayak on flat water). This session will probably be park and play.

The session will cover

         Kit review

         Basic boat set up and safety

         Paddling technique on moving water

         Moving water hazards

         Paddling in a group

         What to do in the event of a capsize (your’s or someone else’s)

         Anything else you want to know!

Bring snacks and a hot drink etc.

Should be finished before 2pm.

Will confirm details here by 7pm the evening before.

Please read notes re river trips here:


Remember the club now has small, medium and large river kayaks and associated kit for members to use for a small consideration of £10 per day which goes towards secure storage.

Edited by EricD
Confirmation trip is on

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Hi All long time no see or sea even!  Just to let you know I have put a request in to John to hire the  clubs Small pyrannah burn kayak.  cheers.  still not purchased due to erratic Sciatic nerve!  so happy Easy River Group is back.  Thanks Eric and Mike.  You star.

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Hi, I’m a new member with very little kit at present, could I please borrow a boat, spray deck, and helmet please, can you let me know how I pay please. I’m 5ft 4 size 8/10. I’m keen to try out a Pyranha Burn if possible as I’m looking to buy one. Thanks. Sam

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