10 events

Canoefest 2018 Hay-on-Wye

For 2018, the OCA Canoefest will return to the banks of the River Wye at Hay. We will be hosted by Aubrey and Clare from Want to Canoe. If you went to the event last year we camped on Rackety Farm land, this year we will be adjacent to this and within the Want to Canoe? enclosure.

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This is a member’s only event. Please ensure your membership is current before booking.

Membership is only £15 for an individual or £25 for a family per year.  

May 25 to 28 2018, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Across England: Mersey Estuary to Ouse/Humber Estuary open canoe expedition

Brief description:

 

 Across England: Mersey Estuary to Ouse/Humber Estuary open canoe expedition:

• Late May bank holiday week: Saturday 26/5 – Sunday 3/6/18; 9 full days including travel, plus starting driving north on Friday after work to gain extra time on the water;

• This expedition will include multi-day open canoe camping along the route as we cross England;

May 25 to Jun 03 2018, 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Quiet-Water Conclave No 2

After the huge success of the style paddling (freestyle and Canadian style) this year at Beale park canoefest 2 we would like to continue and share this with you next year! Not only style paddling, flat / quiet water, trips and lots of other things will going on next year. British Canoeing regional development team South will be with us and organise the trips.

May 31 to Jun 03 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

River Avon (Worcs) Bidford to Eckington Bridge open canoe touring/canoe camping weekend

Saturday 30th June to Sunday 1st July (meet on Friday night).
• River Avon (Worcs) Bidford to Eckington Bridge open canoe touring/canoe camping weekend
• The trip is run as a mini-expedition and will involve carrying your equipment and an overnight camp along the way on the Saturday night.
• Total distance over the 2 days: 26 miles

Jun 29 to Jul 01 2018, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Under and over the world heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct open canoe weekend: River Dee and Llangollen Canal

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July (meeting on the Friday night)
• Under and over the world heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct open canoe weekend: River Dee and Llangollen Canal
• Saturday – Grade 2 river trip passing under the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct / Sunday – canal trip paddling over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. We will also paddle through the 421 metres long Chirk tunnel.
• Run as 2 day trips (not canoe camping).

Jul 20 to 22 2018, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

DoggyPaddle, Sunday 22nd July 2018, Flatwater, Midlands, 18 mile, in aid of GDBA

Hello fellow paddlers

 

The Doggy Paddle is an 18 mile charity paddle for Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, a flatwater recreational paddle from Leamington Spa to Stratford-upon-Avon, taking place on the Sunday 22nd July 2018. Kayak/canoe/SUP this beautiful stretch of the River Leam & Avon. The trip takes you from Royal Leamington Spa, through the spectacular grounds of Warwick Castle and Charlecote Park, ending in historic Stratford-upon-Avon. See website for more details.

Jul 22 2018, 9:00am - 5:00pm BST

Family Canoe Camp - Llyn Tegid, Bala, North Wales

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This is an open event for OCA members and Non-members.  All abilities are welcome to come along and take part.  The weekend is aimed at families with children and young people and will include lots of activities for everyone to have fun together. However we have limited space and pitches, as August is a prime time for the Pant-Yr-Onnen campsite, which is based on the beautiful shores of the Lake.

Aug 14 to 17 2018, 11:00am - 11:00am

South West Wales Estuaries Tifi Estuary (inc. Lower River Tifi) and Towy Estuary, open canoe touring weekend.

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th August (meeting on Friday night).
• South West Wales Estuaries Tifi Estuary (inc. Lower River Tifi) and Towy Estuary, open canoe touring weekend.
• Distances: 11 miles and 9 miles
• Run as 2 day trips (not canoe camping).
• Skill level required: Strong 3 star skills, including the ability to paddle the stated distances, the ability to paddle in the wind, and the ability to paddle simple moving water inc. grade 1.
• Trip status: Club.

Aug 17 to 19 2018, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Scottish Lochs 2018 open canoe expedition

Brief description

 

 Scottish Lochs 2018 open canoe expedition:

• August bank holiday week: Saturday 25/8 – Sunday 2/9/18; 9 full days including travel, plus starting driving north on Friday after work to gain extra time on the water;

• This expedition will include multi-day wild open canoe camping on a number of Scotland’s inland and sea lochs. The exact lochs paddled will depend on weather conditions, but we will probably focus on one area or series of linked lochs

Aug 24 to Sep 02 2018, 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Barton Turf Regatta Weekend -August Bank Holiday

A return to Barton Turf Adventure Centre for the weekend of the Barton Turf Regatta. A social weekend of paddling local rivers and the Broads. Camping at Barton Turf Adventure Cenre; self cater or advise the centre and they will feed you with great home cooking. Limited space for "vans" as this is not a commercial campsite.

Please book early so that we can all plan on anticipated numbers; you know it makes sense!

Centre Website here:-http://www.btac-services.co.uk/rallies-club-visits/

Aug 25 to 27 2018, 9:30am - 3:30pm

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