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Salty Weekend

Salty Weekend

4th – 6th October 2019

Coming up in 3 weeks, on the weekend of 4th, 5th, 6th October we have our annual Salty Weekend, where we will be going down Elmscott YHA near Hartland Point for a weekend of sea kayaking, surfing and general messing around in the water and some apres-water fun too.
If you fancy coming along and trying sea kayaking, kayak surfing or just want to get away from it all in a beautiful part of the world please chime along, all club members are welcome.
Boats and equipment can be borrowed from the club or please bring your own. We’ll have a few different boats to try, if you fancy a change. 
If you fancy it contact Polly and pay a deposit. 

 

 

 

Based at YHA Elmscott

£40 per person

to book a space please email exmoorcanoeclub@hotmail.co.uk

Open Day 9th June 2019

Open Day 9th June 2019

Get on the Water with Exmoor Canoe Club

Exmoor Canoe Club will be out in force at the South West Lakes Trust Wimbleball Lake Open Day on 9th June 2019

We’ll be offering taster sessions in a range of craft including Kayaks, Canadian Canoes, Sea Kayaks and Sit on Top’s with our club coaches and members on hand to help. The taster sessions are around 10-15 minutes and this year we will be making a charge of £1 per person for each session to raise funds to assist some of our junior members to complete their coaching qualifications.

We provide all the equipment including buoyancy aids, just be prepared to have fun & get a tiny bit wet. Suitable for all ages and no experience required!

The club taster sessions are separate from the South West Lakes Trust Activities on site, which must be prebooked. Find out more about their activities here

2019 Summer Lake Sessions

2019 Summer Lake Sessions

Our summer lake sessions at Wimbleball Lake begin on Wednesday 1st May 2019 to 28th August

Juniors 6.30pm for 6.45 on the water – Finishes 7.30

Adults 7.30pm for 7.45 on the water – Finishes 8.30

Junior Session

The Junior Section is now full, with a waiting list running for potential new members, please email exmoorcanoeclub@hotmail.co.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Non Member Fee £5 per week

Member Fee £3 per week

Note: there is no Junior session on 3rd July

Adult Session

The summer lake adult sessions are a fun & social meet for new and experienced paddlers. We have a wide range of craft available including White Water Kayaks, Sea Kayaks, and Canadian Canoes. Experienced paddlers are welcome to join the coaching sessions, try out different boats or just go for a paddle around the lake, followed by a drink in the pub.

Non Members may attend 2 sessions after which membership is required. We will be running another batch of 4 – 5 week beginner programmes for new paddlers, starting later in May. This is ideal for anyone wanting to try Kayaking for the first time and then progress their skills to 2* grade. (Commitment to all sessions in a block is required.)

We are always open to new members both new to the sport and experienced paddlers, please contact the club or just come along to the session.

Non Member Fee £6 per week

Member Fee £4 per week

Pool Sessions at Butlins, Minehead

Pool Sessions at Butlins, Minehead

We are back at Butlins Minehead this Winter for our Wednesday Night sessions with access to the River and the Wave Pool.

The next three Pool Sessions are booked for Wednesday 6th,  20th & 27th November and 4th & 11th December 2019.

Juniors: 7:15 for 7:30 till 8:15 and Adults: 8:15 till 9:00pm

Boats must be clean and have padding on front and back to protect the pool tiles.

IMPORTANT: To access Butlins Resort you will need to obtain a Photo ID pass to be allowed onto site – Members Only (Parents do not need a Pass)

This can only be obtained in advance, information on this will be sent out to club members w/c 22nd September.

2019 Club Alps White Water Trip 28th June – 7th July

2019 Club Alps White Water Trip 28th June – 7th July

Friday 28th June – Sunday 7th July 2019 – Grade 2-4. Cost approximately £450 per adult including transport, accommodation, food in however excluding food out and booze. Transport by 2-3 vehicles including trailer to take everyone’s boats. First come first served. £150 Non refundable deposit per person to secure your place. Balance due by the 1st of April 2019. It was an amazing trip this year and sure to be a corker next ask anyone who went and they will tell you how great and inclusive it was. Account details for bank transfer: ac no. 78146003 Sc. 60 03 27