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by joyjohn
Wed May 02, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Motor home roof bars
Replies: 9
Views: 4528

Re: Motor home roof bars

I bought a roller from Halfords and bolted it to the top of the ladder using parts from and old roof rack. I just stand on the roof and pull the boat up and over using a sling and crab clipped through the deck lines It works a treat. The Cetus fits perfect on top of the Kon Tiki I reckon Swift and ...
by joyjohn
Tue May 01, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Motor home roof bars
Replies: 9
Views: 4528

Re: Motor home roof bars

Our Swift has fiamma bars which are fitted almost flush witht he roof and bolted into the structure of the van. The issue with this layout is that you need to have the kayaks on their sides (J bars) so as to clear the bump in the roof over the cab bed. How do you lift your kayaks onto the roof? Anyo...
by joyjohn
Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: bits of kit for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: bits of kit for sale

You have a PM re the gloves if they are still available.
by joyjohn
Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dee River Festival
Replies: 11
Views: 1287

Re: Dee River Festival

Adrian Cooper wrote:Who's organising it?

Facebook has the contact details as :-

Email shop@paddleworks.co.uk
Phone 01978 861444
by joyjohn
Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dee River Festival
Replies: 11
Views: 1287

Re: Dee River Festival

The details you want from Facebook are The Dee River Festival Welcome to the Facebook home of the first Dee River Festival to be held on the weekend of 24/25th March 2012 at Mile End Mill White Water Centre in Llangollen. Paddling workshops, evening lectures and entertainment and FREE kayak and cano...
by joyjohn
Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: EA Prosecution
Replies: 123
Views: 10756

Re: EA Prosecution

A response to the EA Facebook page - Mae'n dda iawn I glywed fod yr Asiantaeth yn gweithio I amddifyn eogiaid a sewin yn ei'n afonydd adag amser pwysig yma o'r flwyddyn. Mae eisiau mwy o'r gwaith yma gael ei eu wneud; enwedig fwy o addysg I'r rhai sy'n hawlio bod ganddynt yr hawl I ddefnyddio afony...
by joyjohn
Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Service Not Self
Replies: 17
Views: 3329

Re: Service Not Self

This is a link to the BBC reports from 20 Dec 1981 http://news.bbc.co.uk/player/nol/newsid_6590000/newsid_6597100/6597107.stm?bw=nb&mp=wm&news=1&ms3=2&ms_javascript=true&bbcws=2 And more here http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/20/newsid_2539000/2539173.stm . You now know why t...
by joyjohn
Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Contentious Issue - regarding rolling!
Replies: 34
Views: 2176

Re: Contentious Issue - regarding rolling!

I heard that teaching was about keeping one chapter ahead of your students. Must remember not to teach in Bucks now the secret is out! Did you learn nothing from secondary school PE classes? You have a favourite and get them to demonstrate every lesson :P I believe the correct spelling is nuffink .
by joyjohn
Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Metcheck
Replies: 23
Views: 2110

Re: Metcheck

Things would be a lot better if the Met Office didn't keep hiding behind the fact that they are part of the MOD as an excuse as to why they can't give minute by minute weather updates (yet oddly they can manage it if you pay for it on top of our taxes that already pay for it!) This was local news r...
by joyjohn
Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Contentious Issue - regarding rolling!
Replies: 34
Views: 2176

Re: Contentious Issue - regarding rolling!

RizzRat wrote:In response A N Other advises "I do not need to be able to do it to coach it"
I think the original quote is "If you can't do then teach it!" but Ofsted now measure the teachers knowledge and practical experience as part of their inspection process.
by joyjohn
Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Metcheck
Replies: 23
Views: 2110

Re: Metcheck

Are you really sure metcheck is up and running?
All I am getting is SERVICE UNAVAILABLE
by joyjohn
Sat Dec 03, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: free overboard dry pouch
Replies: 24
Views: 1596

Re: free overboard dry pouch

No I don't blame them either.
Mine arrived the other day, and looks really useful. Janet

Thanks for rubbing it in tho' Janet. :-(
by joyjohn
Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:18 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: free overboard dry pouch
Replies: 24
Views: 1596

Re: free overboard dry pouch

Link has gone !!!!
by joyjohn
Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:42 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Sunsets - share yours
Replies: 87
Views: 7540

Re: Sunsets - share yours

Image
Hows about this one?
A quiet August evening.
John
by joyjohn
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Hot air
Replies: 20
Views: 2943

Re: Hot air

Of course if all else fails Mark see this thread http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/foru ... =3&t=84299

Hope the hot air/water treatment works well.
by joyjohn
Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Lomo Dry Suit
Replies: 8
Views: 683

Re: Lomo Dry Suit

Hi Jamie

How old is the suit? Any repairs? Any pictures?
selling as short of cash atm
Aren't we all ???

John
by joyjohn
Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: how do you buy things from here online (any cheap playboats?
Replies: 8
Views: 800

Re: how do you buy things from here online (any cheap playbo

Cheque, money order (not Western Union), paypal, cash, direct bank transfer .....
Or any other way the seller agrees to.
by joyjohn
Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: selling yak manta dry trousers large
Replies: 5
Views: 298

Re: selling yak manta dry trousers large

I stand corrected.
Blast missed those.
john
by joyjohn
Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: selling yak manta dry trousers large
Replies: 5
Views: 298

Re: selling yak manta dry trousers large

Think the ones on eBay were damx?

Unless you saw a different pair?
by joyjohn
Fri Oct 21, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Reminder - Shooter's Story - This Saturday Night
Replies: 1
Views: 465

Re: Reminder - Shooter's Story - This Saturday Night

For those who can't make it here is another short video:-
by joyjohn
Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Palm Stikine Suit
Replies: 9
Views: 495

Re: Palm Stikine Suit

You have a pm.
Thanks for pointing out the size was in the ad Doh!
John
by joyjohn
Thu Oct 13, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Palm Stikine Suit
Replies: 9
Views: 495

Re: Palm Stikine Suit

Ok so what size is it please, what is a sensible offer and any pics yet?
John
by joyjohn
Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: polar bear dry suit
Replies: 5
Views: 385

Re: polar bear dry suit

Nothing received here.
John
by joyjohn
Sun Sep 25, 2011 8:53 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: polar bear dry suit
Replies: 5
Views: 385

Re: polar bear dry suit

Any pictures or price for a straight sale?
by joyjohn
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:32 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: South West Sea Kayaking Meet 2011
Replies: 95
Views: 8444

Re: South West Sea Kayaking Meet 2011

So what is the date for 2012's meet ?
by joyjohn
Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Stikine Drysuit For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 553

Re: Stikine Drysuit For Sale

Is the suit still for sale?
by joyjohn
Sun Aug 14, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Typhoon hydracurve drysuit
Replies: 6
Views: 341

Re: Typhoon hydracurve drysuit

Sorry Marc I am in Devon - not sure if we could get further apart!
I am sure it will sell.
John
by joyjohn
Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:59 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Typhoon hydracurve drysuit
Replies: 6
Views: 341

Re: Typhoon hydracurve drysuit

Hello
Where are you based?
John
by joyjohn
Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Kayaks Rescue Motor Boat - Jersey
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Re: Kayaks Rescue Motor Boat - Jersey

Sorry Jesus I must have sinned.