Dart New Year Weekend 2018

Here’s a chance to start the New Year off with an opportunity to paddle some of the best water in the Country.


We will be based at the Pengelly Centre at Buckfastleigh. This is a tried and tested venue for us over the years and is in a great location for access to the River Dart.

This year the paddling emphasis is slightly different. We will have coaching available for those less confident or newer to moving water. We would like though to encourage small groups to come and practice what you've learnt in a supported environment and perhaps be lead rather than coached down a stretch of river. This will give opportunities for those working towards 'Canoe Leader (4*)' assessment to hone your skills leading a small group. 
There will also be the opportunity for suitably experienced paddlers to paddle the Loop or Walkham if conditions allow.

If you fancy exploring the area on foot, there are plenty of walking or cycling opportunities. Even a visit to the Zoo is possible.

After the festive season has taken its toll on all our wallets we want to make this as weekend as reasonably priced as possible. In fact this year we've dropped the price! Catering is also included in the price so you don’t have to worry about cooking. You’ll just need to provide snacks for your lunch. 
If you're local or want to arrange your own accommodation then just book day tickets and join us on the day.
If you are a coach and would like to offer some help over the weekend please email: Mark-Jan@opencanoe.info

Adults                  £50

Children (5-18)   £35

Day Tickets (No Food)     £10

Non-members    £10

Includes two nights bunkhouse accommodation

Coaching / Leading for two days paddling

Saturday Morning             Cooked Breakfast

Saturday Evening              Chilli

                                           Special Dutch ‘New Year’ treats!

Sunday Morning Cooked Breakfast

Please let us know if you have any allergies.

Any questions please email: Mark-Jan@opencanoe.info

Jan 12 to 14 2018, 4:00pm - 4:00pm