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 We sea kayak.

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Stone's Throw

A couple of our paddlers have had stones thrown at them in the area of Tovil.  We have notified the police, but please be aware when paddling in this area.  Please let us know if you've had any incidents yourself in the last month or two, and do tell us if it happens to you over the summer.

Maidstone Marathon

This year’s Marathon was a wonderful success. This was only possible because of the support of club members and their families and friends. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to the event. This included the IT team, those who provided safety cover on the water, the catering team, time keepers, turn marshals, photographers and general support for this important event in the club’s calendar. A huge well done to those members who raced for the club. We had some really good results. The additional assessment race for GB Team selection created more work for our volunteers but with a huge amount of generosity of time and effort they rose to the challenge with enthusiasm and good spirits. Once again a huge thank you to all those who gave up their time in whatever capacity on the day and in preparation for the day. Brian Williams Chairman

Last-Minute Beginner Course Spaces

Come paddling with us!  This Wednesday, 6pm - only a couple of spaces remaining on this midweek beginner course!

Rollercoaster Ride

On this day in 1884, the world's first roller coaster opened.  Kayaking can be a roller coaster ride, especially if you don't practice your capsizes, braces and rolls at the pool session!

Summer Kids Club - Spread The Word!

We're running our Summer Kids Club again this year, and we need YOUR HELP to spread the word to the kids of Maidstone!  Please share this post on your social media of choice, and print out the attached poster and put it up somewhere - work, school, cubs, community centre!  And if you're able to help out on one or two of the sessions, please do drop me a line - they're a lot of fun :-)

Download this file (Summer Kids Club Poster.pdf)Summer Kids Club Poster.pdf2093 kB

More Marathon Photos

Many thanks to Reece for these ones:

Splashtastic Summer Kid's Club!

Our amazing Sumemr Kid's Club is returning in 2018!  The best-value, most-fun, and definitely the wettest fun your kids will have all summer!  Spaces are limited - online booking now open!

Good Luck Marathoners!

Wishing everyone paddling in tomorrow's Maidstone Hasler the very best of luck - particularly those paddling for Maidstone Canoe Club!