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Introduction to Whitewater Weekend

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From Friday 16 November 2018 -  17:00
To Sunday 18 November 2018 - 19:00

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, 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.  We'll be staying in the Llangollen Hostel on the riverbank.  The cost includes accommodation and breakfast, plus all coaching.  We've got a limited amount of personal equipment you can borrow, and will discuss this with you once you've booked.

This is suitable for anyone who can paddle in a straight line.  If you haven't paddled moving water before, and didn't do the session at Yalding on October 6th, please contact Mark or Paul - we'll take you out on the Medway beforehand to look at some edging and other skills so you can get the most out of the weekend.

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

Location Llangollen Hostel, Berwyn Street, Llangollen, Denbighshire, LL20 8NB
Contact Mark Corti, mark@maidstonecanoeclub.net

This event is fully booked