Halloween Paddle Trip Report

Us ship mates started arriving at the Marina carpark at Hinckley just after 6pm on Halloween night, after the pirate ships were decked with bunting, fairy lights and ghoulish effects and the rest of the flotilla decorated with pumpkins, spiders, skeletons and glow sticks Captain Martin gave us a quick brief and we set sail. […]

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Trip Report – River Avon 23rd September 2017

Stratford to Bidford Today, Hinckley Canoe Club set out on another adventure – this time, back to the River Avon! We traveled from the lovely town of Stratford-Upon-Avon and made our way through Luddington and Welford-on-Avon before reaching Bidford-On-Avon after a wonderful 10 mile paddle. The venture started at “The Recreation Ground”, which meant getting […]

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West Highlands of Scotland – Trip Report

West Highlands of Scotland 15th-17th April 2017 Paddlers: Dale Clarke, Nikki Aldridge, Colin Harrison, Olly Jones, Matt Kendell Non-paddlers: Martin Aldridge, Joanne and Radley Day 1 – River Etive The bank holiday weather in Scotland was reported to be cold but sunny for the bank holiday weekend. Everyone set out from the midlands on the […]

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The Lower Tryweryn 29th April 2017

I’ve always loved the road through Knockin to Bala. Going over ‘The Mountain’ is generally how I refer to it and it’s a lovely fun road to drive. It tends to symbolise either the start or finish of a kayak trip so there’s either a sense of anticipation for the festivities to come or the […]

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