Plymouth Breakwater Lighthouse

2018-06-12 Plymouth Sound

This was a short paddle around the Plymouth Breakwater and Plymouth Sound whilst on holiday. The breakwater wasn't as interesting as I had imagined, but was worth doing all the same. Interestingly, I was stalked by a motor launch (MOD?) for quite a while as I think they thought I had intentions on landing...

Falmouth

2017-10-08 Falmouth St Mawes

Ages ago I booked myself onto Sea Kayaking Cornwall’s incident management week, not realising this was part of the courses week following their symposium weekend. At the time of booking, I thought I can travel down on the Saturday, taking it nice and easy, stopping overnight in the van if I need to. And...

Kittiwake

2017-07 8th/9th The Farnes

I’ve had never paddled the Farnes before, but I remember years ago watching enviously a group of Sea Kayakers setting off from Bamburgh, when my kids were little and we were on holiday in that part of the world. Happy Days! Mike Robson put out an email saying he was running a trip on...

Rhoscolyn with view to the Llyn

2016-10-20 Rhoscolyn Solo

The start of my four day weekend saw me doing a chilled out solo paddle from Rhoscolyn down to the Airfield for a bit of surfing, then back up to the Beacon. The weather was excellent with light winds and a clear blue sky. Near to the Cymyran straits there were some fairly reasonable...

Abandoned to rot

2016-06-26 Barnstaple to Bideford

On holiday in North Devon for a week, but unfortunately the weather was not playing ball. About the only option for a paddle was the Taw and Torridge rivers. So putting in at Barnstaple about an hour before high tide, I paddled up and through Long Bridge before returning downstream. and under Taw Bridge....

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