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Improvers Sea Kayaking - Canal Foot to Roa Island

LCC Sea Kayak Trips
Rob W

Event details


Be Covid Aware

PLAN "A" CONFIRMED (third update, 09:20  Tuesday 25 May).  A trip for Improvers in sea kayaks and above.  There are two plans, depending on weather and tides. 

Plan A:  Fair weather (Force 3 of less):  Travelling from Canal Foot, Ulverston to Roa Island - one way.  On the water at Canal Foot for 11.15 am (High Tide Liverpool 11:29; Ulverston 11:47). HOWEVER, meet up no later than 10.00 am at Canal Foot to shuttle cars to Roa Island.

Plan B:  Poorer weather:  trip around Leven Estuary, from Canal Foot, Ulverston.  Meet up at 9.00am, on the water for 9.30 am, to catch flood tide.

A decision on which Plan will be made and notified on Tuesday 25 May, 09:30.

The trip is being coordinated by Rob Wilson (07455 117 352) and led by Mike Hayward.   Social distancing under the COVID regulations will apply.

1. Trip type : Sea paddle in Morecambe Bay, south of the River Leven:  Depending on weather, Plan A is to travel south to Roa Island, Barrow from Canal Foot, Ulverston. The alternative plan, Plan B, is to paddle up and around the estuary.

2. Level of ability : Improver and above

3. Date : Wednesday 26 May 2021

4. Venue: Ulverston, Morecambe Bay, 

5. Meet location / time : Canal Foot,  Ulverston LA12 9EL.  Grid reference 313 775.  Meet times:  Plan A, 10.00 am; Plan B, 9.00 am.

6. Meet to share lifts at :   Plan A will require a lift share.

7. Weather :  Dependent on weather and tide.

8. Anything else : None

Please make sure you've read the club's (and British Canoeing) guidance regarding kayaking and Covid-19.  Please read notes re river trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/

Check on the LCC mid-wk sea kaya WhatsApp confirming or cancelling the trip


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