Flamborough Dec 2016

2016-12-04 Flamborough

“My last paddle of the season” (possibly). Well that’s what I told my wife! Still it won’t be long before I can use the excuse of it being the “first paddle of the season”! hehehe… Well I blame this trip all on Mick Hargreaves. Having already told Andy Sloan there is no way I...

2016-05-08 Puffin Island

Sunday saw HW Liverpool being at 12:59, so we decided to paddle out to Puffin Island. This paddle works well for getting home at a reasonable time, as it is err… “sort of” on the way home!    From studying the guide books, Cruising Anglesey and Welsh Sea kayaking we could see that leaving from...

2015-09-04 The Humber

Having come home early from Scotland earlier in the week, my paddling buddy and I decided to do a paddle on the Humber. Originally our plan had been to paddle to the Humber Bridge and back, but with high water at 11:40 we would be pushing our luck. As it was, we didn’t get...

2014-11-25 The Skerries

Unfortunately my paddling buddy wasn’t feeling very well on Tuesday and decided not to paddle. This was a difficult decision for him as we had planned and discussed the trip to the Skerries the night before. But he said  there was no point in him trying to paddle, only to have a problem whilst...

2013-08-25/26 Eigg

The day after the Oban Sea Kayak Race, I headed north to Arisaig. Rob and his family were off to Gigha for the week, but as I was short of time and the weather forecast for the next couple of days looked excellent, I decided to drive to Arisaig and paddle out to Eigg,...

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