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Introduction to Whitewater Weekend

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From Saturday 30 September 2023
To Sunday 01 October 2023

This is a coaching weekend for those new to whitewater.  Paddling on moving water is the most fun you can have in a kayak!  We'll give you the foundation skills you need to move confidently around the river, breaking and and out of eddies, moving across the flow, and reading the river to find the best routes.

We'll be working on the fabulous River Dee, which is a lovely Grade 2 river in Llangollen, North Wales.  The variety of features, the gentle nature of the white water here  - and the cafe on the riverbank - make it probably the best training ground for moving water in the UK.  

Our "Flatwater Skills for Dynamic Water Progression" is highly recommended before signing up for this course.  Without solid and relevant skills on flatwater you're unlikely to get the best from the weekend.  Please contact Mark before signing up if you haven't completed the flatwater skills course.

Accomodation details TBC but will likely be in a bunkhouse nearby.

See you there - it will be a huge amount of fun!

Note: any costs will be for accomodation only - all coaching is free at Maidstone Canoe Club.  The £10 below is a deposit to reserve your space and will be put towards your accomodation.

Contact Mark Corti,

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