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Lakeland Canoe Club

Easy River Group - Refresher session for open boaters


Event details



The event is on - see you at 10 at Devils Bridge.

Park on the west side of the bridge and don't forget your thermals or " sensible jumper" !

Club Lead trip

1. Event co-ordinator; Eric Dewhurst

2. Trip Leader; Rob Gregory

3. Trip type: Easy River  

4. Level of ability : Beginner 

5. Date: Thursday 8th April

6. Venue : Devil’s Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale

7. Meet location / time : 10.00 a.m.


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

9. Anything else:  

Open boats only for this session, and don’t forget your helmet.

This session is a refresher for those who are very rusty in an open boat or those with little or no experience on moving water. (You should be comfortable in an open boat on flat water). The session will 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:



Edited by EricD
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