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Lakeland Canoe Club

Easy River Group - Refresher session II for kayakers

Event details


Event is on, see you at the bridge at 10.

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: Sunday 4th April

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 trip, 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).

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.

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

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