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  1. The Autumn Sea Kayaking season Dependant on weather we will be exploring the Cumbrian and North Lancashire coasts with occasional forays to the east coast. There will be trips most weeks and if the weather is inclement we have lake and canal options to fall back on. Anyone wanting to brush up on their coastal trip planning is welcome to get involved with that side of things and offers from trip leaders are always welcome too. All being well trip details will be posted a couple of weeks in advance. Club Lead trip 1. Event co-ordinator Eric Dewhurst 2. Trip Leader leader Mike Sunderland 3. Trip type: Sea kayak 4. Level of ability : Improver or better 5. Date: Tuesday 3rd November. 6. Venue : TBA 7. Meet location / time : TBA 8. Meet to share lifts at: TBA 9. Anything else: Further details to follow Please read notes re trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ I am happy to co-ordinate the trip. Mike Sunderland will be the leader, 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. RSVP at least the evening before. Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.
  2. The Autumn Sea Kayaking season Dependant on weather we will be exploring the Cumbrian and North Lancashire coasts with occasional forays to the east coast. There will be trips most weeks and if the weather is inclement we have lake and canal options to fall back on. Anyone wanting to brush up on their coastal trip planning is welcome to get involved with that side of things and offers from trip leaders are always welcome too. All being well trip details will be posted a couple of weeks in advance. Club Lead trip 1. Event co-ordinator Eric Dewhurst 2. Trip Leader leader Mike Sunderland 3. Trip type: Sea kayak 4. Level of ability : Improver or better 5. Date: Tuesday 26th October. 6. Venue : TBA 7. Meet location / time : TBA 8. Meet to share lifts at: TBA 9. Anything else: Further details to follow Please read notes re trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ I am happy to co-ordinate the trip. Mike Sunderland will be the leader, 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. RSVP at least the evening before. Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.
  3. The Autumn Sea Kayaking season Dependant on weather we will be exploring the Cumbrian and North Lancashire coasts with occasional forays to the east coast. There will be trips most weeks and if the weather is inclement we have lake and canal options to fall back on. Anyone wanting to brush up on their coastal trip planning is welcome to get involved with that side of things and offers from trip leaders are always welcome too. All being well trip details will be posted a couple of weeks in advance. Club Lead trip 1. Event co-ordinator Eric Dewhurst 2. Trip Leader leader Mike Sunderland 3. Trip type: Sea kayak 4. Level of ability : Improver or better 5. Date: Wednesday 13th October. 6. Venue : TBA 7. Meet location / time : TBA 8. Meet to share lifts at: TBA 9. Anything else: Further details to follow Please read notes re trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ I am happy to co-ordinate the trip. Mike Sunderland will be the leader, 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. RSVP at least the evening before. Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.
  4. The Autumn Sea Kayaking season Dependant on weather we will be exploring the Cumbrian and North Lancashire coasts with occasional forays to the east coast. There will be trips most weeks and if the weather is inclement we have lake and canal options to fall back on. Anyone wanting to brush up on their coastal trip planning is welcome to get involved with that side of things and offers from trip leaders are always welcome too. All being well trip details will be posted a couple of weeks in advance. Club Lead trip 1. Event co-ordinator Eric Dewhurst 2. Trip Leader leader Mike Sunderland 3. Trip type: Sea kayak 4. Level of ability : Improver or better 5. Date: Tuesday 5th October. 6. Venue : Probably Workington to Maryport and return with Duddon estuary as an alternative. 7. Meet location / time : Will need to be on the water by 0900 - Location details later 8. Meet to share lifts at: TBA 9. Anything else: Further details to follow Please read notes re trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ I am happy to co-ordinate the trip. Mike Sunderland will be the leader, 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. RSVP at least the evening before. Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.
  5. Hopefully we will have some rivers back by October so a couple of dates booked in for Easy River trips. Dependant on water/weather and a volunteer trip leader (All offers of leading gratefully accepted) Club Lead trip 1. Event co-ordinator Eric Dewhurst 2. Trip Leader leader TBA 3. Trip type: river 4. Level of ability : improver or better kayak or open canoe 5. Date: Sunday 17th October. 6. Venue : TBA 7. Meet location / time : Around 10am TBC 8. Meet to share lifts at: 9. Anything else: Further details to follow Please read notes re river trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ I am happy to co-ordinate the trip. Leader to be appointed. 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. RSVP at least the evening before. Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.
  6. Hopefully we will have some rivers back by October so a couple of dates booked in for Easy River trips. Dependant on water/weather Club Lead trip 1. Event co-ordinator Eric Dewhurst 2. Trip Leader leader Mike Sunderland 3. Trip type: Easy river - Grade 1-2 4. Level of ability : improver or better kayak or open canoe 5. Date: Wednesday 6th October. 6. Venue : Kirkby Thore 7. Meet location / time : Around 10am TBC 8. Meet to share lifts at: 9. Anything else: Further details to follow Please read notes re river trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ I am happy to co-ordinate the trip. Mike Sunderland will be the leader, 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. RSVP at least the evening before. Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.
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    I'm going to have to pull out - back still feeling delicate.
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    Can I be first reserve please?
  9. BE COVID AWARE Club Lead / Official trip Unfortunately there isn't a great deal of water around in the rivers at the moment and the tides are wrong on Saturday for an estuary trip. So the plan is to potter along the Lancaster Canal turn round at the pub and potter back. Around a couple of hours each direction. 1. Event co-ordinator - Eric Dewhurst 2. Trip Leader - John Speakman 3. Trip type: Canal. 4. Level of ability : Improver and above 5. Date: Saturday 19th June 6. Venue : Lancaster Canal, Tewitfield to Carnforth and return. 7. Meet location / time : Meet in the Longlands Inn car park (The Longlands Hotel, Tewitfield, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1JH) OS Grid 520736, at 10am. Do not unload here, wait for unloading/parking instructions. 8. Meet to share lifts at: N/A 9. Anything else: Kayaks or open boats. Sea/touring kayaks might be a better option than river kayaks (contact John Speakman if you'd like to use the club sea kayak) - Don't forget your sandwiches and binoculars. Please read notes re river trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ We are 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. RSVP at least 2 days before the event Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.
  10. BE COVID AWARE Club Lead / Official trip Update Monday 7th June. Trip is on. Meet at 9.00; ready for 10.00 on the water 1. Event co-ordinator - Eric Dewhurst 2. Trip Leader - Rob Hitchmough 3. Trip type: Tidal river. The plan is to go with the tide up into Lancaster and return on the ebb. (High water Lancaster is 11.48) 4. Level of ability : Improver and above 5. Date: Tuesday 8th June 6. Venue : Lune; Glasson to Lancaster and return. 7. Meet location / time : Glasson OS Grid 446562, start time to be finalised but it will be around 9am 8. Meet to share lifts at: N/A 9. Anything else: Kayaks (tourers / sea) or open boats welcome. - Don't forget your sandwiches and binoculars. Please read notes re river trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ We are 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. RSVP at least 2 days before the event Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.
  11. Unfortunately we will have to postpone this event until we have a little more water! It also seemed to be a difficult time for many so a rearrangement will hopefully give others a chance of coming along. 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 15th April 6. Venue : Devil’s Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale 7. Meet location / time :09.30 a.m. https://streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=361500&y=478269&z=115&sv=361500,478269&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=822&ax=361500&ay=478269&lm=0 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 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: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/
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    BE COVID AWARE 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. https://streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=361500&y=478269&z=115&sv=361500,478269&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=822&ax=361500&ay=478269&lm=0 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: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/
  13. BE COVID AWARE 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. https://streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=362323&y=490792&z=106&sv=362323,490792&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=822&ax=362323&ay=490792&lm=0 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: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ 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.
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    This event is on. See you at the bridge at 10am. Don’t forget your snack, hot drink and helmet! BE COVID AWARE 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. https://streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=362323&y=490792&z=106&sv=362323,490792&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=822&ax=362323&ay=490792&lm=0 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: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ 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.
  15. The Paddling Film Festival will return in October as a live event. A chance to get away from the virtual world and meet real people and drink real beer whilst watching the latest in paddling films. Bookings need to be made through the Brewery Arts Booking Office. https://www.breweryarts.co.uk/event/lakeland-canoe-club-present-the-2021-world-tour-paddling-film-festival/ Start 7pm | Tickets £12 | Under 16s £6 | Theatre Lakeland Canoe Club with support from Pyranha Kayaks are pleased to present the 2021 World Tour Paddling Film Festival. Be inspired by beautiful rivers, lakes and oceans and prepare to embrace the paddling lifestyle! ___________________________________________________________________________ PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE OF YOUR VISIT. Brewery Members receive a 10% discount on most ticketed live performances and event tickets, sign in to your account to take advantage of these discounts. All our ticket prices include a 50p commission. This fee helps us continue to fund our diverse programme. Creative learning classes & workshops are exempt. Unwaged* – For those in receipt of Universal Credit, Working Tax credits, Job Seekers Allowance or Income Support.
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