Archive for Beginners Trips

Beginners Trip – Loch Lubnaig – Sunday 7th May

The weather has been glorious over the last few days and that was no exception this Sunday when Sandy, Paul, Alison,  Ellen, Jim, Connor, Paul, David, Clive, me (Geri) and Matthew met at the Miller Street container for what looked like a positive start to the day.    It was a fairly straight forward drive up […]

Foundation Safety and Rescue Training

We will be running two courses this year and these will be free to club members (apart from certificate fee) for the volunteers who are attending as rescue kayakers at the Great Scottish Swim on Saturday 26 August 2017. Otherwise the fee for club members for this course is £30. This course is the British […]

Regular Beginners Trip, Regular Skills Sessions and Intermediate Sea Kayaking Series

We have just added 4 new sets of events which offer lots of chances to go paddling. – Beginners Trips (1st Weekedn of month) – Skills Sessions (3rd Weekend of month) – Intermediate sea kayaking (A series of trips/paddles through the summer – we are taking names for these as places are limited)) – Intro […]

Open Canoe Weekend 1 to 3 April 2016

Hi, the 1 to 3 April has been set aside for our normal Easter-ish Open Canoe trip. Various ideas have been floated (if you pardon the pun) for this event. These are: Glasgow to Edinburgh canal trip Great Glen Canoe Paddle (slightly more strenuous) Another attempt on the River Tweed Another attempt at the River Dee […]

National Go Canoeing Week

FROM THE SCA National Go Canoeing Week happening 28th May – 5th June 2016. There are now a number of great initiatives planned in Scotland, and we are extending the date to the include the weekend before and after – effectively making National Go Canoeing ‘Week’ span FOUR weeks! Here is an idea of some […]

Foundation Safety and Rescue Course – Sunday 13 September 2015

There are still spaces available for this course. This course is designed for all paddlers irrespective of craft. The objective is to teach simple and safe skills that can be applied appropriately across a variety of paddlesport craft including kayaks and canoes.  These skills will then form the basis of all safety and rescue training […]

Loch Eck may 2015

A great day out with glorious weather (in 2015!). For many a first A trip kayaking on the Cowal peninsula.