10 events

North East Scotland White Water Rivers Week-long Expedition

I plan to run an open canoe North East Scotland White Water Rivers week-long expedition Saturday 24th March to Monday 2nd April, starting driving north on Friday 23rd March after work: N.B. This includes the Easter bank holiday weekend allowing 10 days (including travelling), for 4 days holiday from work. We will be paddling loaded boats on multi-day journeys on rivers with white water rapids, and wild camping along the way.

Mar 24 to Apr 02 2018, 8:00am - 5:00pm

The Norfolk Broads at Easter- Otters & Kingfishers

Easter Weekend with great flat water paddling on the Norfolk Broads based out of Barton Turf Adventure Centre. A relaxed weekend with great flat water paddling on the Broads and local rivers. Good paddling, good food, good company, good times!

You can camp (limited camper / caravans on first come first served basis), self cater or be fed breakfasts and evening meals. We do all aim to have a group meal at the centre on the Saturday night so do book in for that.

Payment direct to BTAC in accordance with their T&C's

 

Mar 30 to Apr 02 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

River Thames open canoe touring/canoe camping weekend

Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th April (meeting Friday night).
• River Thames open canoe touring/canoe camping weekend.
• Continuing our way down the River Thames: Tadpole Bridge to Culham.
• Distance 31 miles, camping approximately half way.
• Skill required: Strong 2 star (near 3 star) skills, the ability to paddle the distance stated with a loaded canoe, and the ability to paddle in the wind in an open canoe.

Apr 06 to 08 2018, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Canoefest 2018 Hay-on-Wye

Those members that attended the OCA Canoefest 2017 @ Hay on Wye or replied to the Survey Monkey may remember that the OCA committee was eager for new volunteers to help with organising Canoefest.
In 2017 we also changed from the traditional first May Bank Holiday weekend to the Whitsun Bank Holiday at the end of May.

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

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

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