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by Westy
Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: Squirt Boating Gear For Sale
Topic: WANTED: Squirt boat (size 11 stone/5.6")
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

Re: WANTED: Squirt boat (size 11 stone/5.6")

My son is selling his Hellbender that I think would be about the right size. You contact me at swesty@btopenworld.com

Steve
by Westy
Sun Mar 20, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For sale: Jackson Villain (large)
Replies: 0
Views: 199

For sale: Jackson Villain (large)

Large size. Good condition, usual scratches from use. Available in Horsham, West Sussex but do visit the Thames Valley. Can provide photos.

£425 ono

Contact Steve via email swesty@btopenworld.com
by Westy
Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: August holiday destination in the Alps
Replies: 2
Views: 607

August holiday destination in the Alps

Hi, I'm looking for a new Alpine destination for an August holiday. For a few years we've stayed in the Briancon area but fancied a change. Thinking of Austria or Germany but not wedded to those destinations. Looking for somewhere that has scenic and quiet campsites, some challenging road cycling cl...
by Westy
Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Broken LL Jefe Grande for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Broken LL Jefe Grande for sale

Red Jefe Grande for sale. Split just in front of seat. For repair or re-shelling. Boat is in Horsham. Offers?

Contact Steve at swesty@btopenworld.com
by Westy
Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale: 2010 Jackson Superstar
Replies: 0
Views: 150

For Sale: 2010 Jackson Superstar

2010 blue Jackson Superstar for sale. It's the linear plastic version. Good condition and around 10 months old. Boat currently located in Horsham, West Sussex, but regularly visit the Thames weirs. Will be at Lee Valley on 1st October, and HPP 8/9 October. £550 ono. If interested contact me on benjw...
by Westy
Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dog BA
Replies: 6
Views: 564

Re: Dog BA

Thanks everyone!
by Westy
Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:07 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dog BA
Replies: 6
Views: 564

Dog BA

Does anyone have any experience of using a dog BA? I'm looking to buy one for a puppy for forthcoming holiday and wondered if anyone could recommend a good one. Thanks, Steve
by Westy
Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Thule roof bars for T4 Transporter
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: Thule roof bars for T4 Transporter

What condition are they in? Do you have any pictures?
by Westy
Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Campsites and pleasant sections of Thames
Replies: 8
Views: 659

Re: Campsites and pleasant sections of Thames

Thanks very much everyone, a wealth of information and advice here. I will start planning!
by Westy
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Campsites and pleasant sections of Thames
Replies: 8
Views: 659

Campsites and pleasant sections of Thames

My wife and I are thinking of spending a week on the Thames, perhaps somewhere near Oxford. We would like to camp somewhere (same place all week), and do some gentle paddling in an open, hopefully involving stopping at pubs and tea-rooms for sustenance. Does anyone have any suitable suggestions, esp...
by Westy
Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale: 2010 Jackson Superstar
Replies: 1
Views: 223

For Sale: 2010 Jackson Superstar

2010 blue Jackson Superstar for sale. It's the linear plastic version. Good condition and around 10 months old. Boat currently located in Horsham, West Sussex, but regularly visit the Thames weirs. Will be in Cardiff this Saturday. £550 ono. If interested contact me on benjwest@btopenworld.com. Will...
by Westy
Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:42 pm
Forum: Canoeing
Topic: Carrying open canoe on VW T4
Replies: 3
Views: 1039

Re: Carrying open canoe on VW T4

Maybe thanks. What year was your T4? What condition are they in?
by Westy
Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: Canoeing
Topic: Carrying open canoe on VW T4
Replies: 3
Views: 1039

Carrying open canoe on VW T4

I am looking to buy an open canoe, and will need to transport it on top of my T4 (LWB). What are people's recommendations regarding roof bars/racks? Thanks, Steve. (Also posted in the Canoe section.)
by Westy
Mon Jul 04, 2011 11:14 am
Forum: Canoeing
Topic: Carrying open canoe on VW T4
Replies: 1
Views: 553

Carrying open canoe on VW T4

I am looking to buy an open canoe, and will need to transport it on top of my T4 (LWB). What are people's recommendations regarding roof bars/racks? Thanks, Steve.
by Westy
Thu Dec 23, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Your best day on the rivers in 2010?
Replies: 47
Views: 3022

Re: Your best day on the rivers in 2010?

The Gyr, late afternoon on a baking hot day, about a foot higher than I had paddled it before. Followed by beers at the Bar Alphand at the finish to try and quell the adrenaline shakes! Same here for me. On the first day of our trip late afternoon, same week as you, my first run down the Gyr follow...
by Westy
Fri Nov 05, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: transfering from BCU to CCUK??
Replies: 45
Views: 1806

Re: transfering from BCU to CCUK??

Simon Westgarth wrote:
Simon Westgarth wrote:And my view on where the bolton endorsements fit in.

UKCC L2 + MWE Moderate Water Coach
UKCC L3 + AWE Advanced Water Coach
Correction:
UKCC L2 + AWE Advanced Water Coach
So as a BCU L2 kayak coach who would like to do the AWE, I will need to become a UKCC L2 (upgrade module plus new 2 star?)?
by Westy
Fri Nov 05, 2010 1:58 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: WANTED: drysuit L/XL
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Re: WANTED: drysuit L/XL

Are you still looking? I am about to sell my XL IR drysuit. It's in very good condition; I've had it a couple of years. but only used on a few river trips.
by Westy
Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dart Access
Replies: 31
Views: 2802

Re: Dart Access

I only asked if the shuttle bus was still running, as a previous post by Adam Box stated that its future running was in jeopardy.
by Westy
Wed Sep 29, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dart Access
Replies: 31
Views: 2802

Re: Dart Access

I wondered about the minibus shuttle organised by the BCU. We may pop down on a Saturday soon, but there will only be two of us and one vehicle.
by Westy
Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dart Access
Replies: 31
Views: 2802

Re: Dart Access

What is the latest on the operation of the shuttle minibus this season?
by Westy
Wed Sep 01, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: FS: LL Jefe new out-fitting
Replies: 0
Views: 135

FS: LL Jefe new out-fitting

My son is selling his white with Orange flames Liquidlogic Jefe. It is fitted with the Badass outfittings. The boat has been well used, but has only the usual scratches on it. The only significant one is a small gouge out of the nose of the boat, not serious. Pictures available if wanted. Looking fo...
by Westy
Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: French Alps water levels
Replies: 3
Views: 447

French Alps water levels

After another success trip to the French Alps in the Haute Alpes region, we are looking to start organising next year's trip. This year we went the first week in July and enjoyed great levels, we normally go the last week in June. Unfortunately one of our group's wife has booked a week away with her...
by Westy
Tue Aug 10, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Sacro Iliac Joint
Replies: 6
Views: 636

Re: Sacro Iliac Joint

I don't know what that joint is, Cosmic, but if it's the one I have trouble with somewhere in the region of where your spine joins your pelvis, then my friend who is a physio gave me a good cure that my missus can now effect. It involves me lying on my back and pulling my knee up to my chest, and th...
by Westy
Sun Aug 01, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: LiquidLogic Jefe FS
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: LiquidLogic Jefe FS

bump
by Westy
Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:38 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: cross linked vs linear
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: cross linked vs linear

The Jackson boats have different outfitting depending upon the plastic. The Superlinear have the happy feet and sweet cheeks, the linear have a foam footrest and traditional seat padding.
by Westy
Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Wey navigation advice
Replies: 5
Views: 670

Re: Wey navigation advice

Hi Chas, Yes good to catch up again, very enjoyable session in the sunshine. Not quite as warm as France! Thanks for the suggestion. I've found a useful map, and the trip you suggested looks really good. Here's the map for anyone who's interested: http://www.riverweynavigations.co.uk/stores/weynav.j...
by Westy
Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: LiquidLogic Jefe FS
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: LiquidLogic Jefe FS

bump
by Westy
Mon Jul 26, 2010 6:10 pm
Forum: Canoeing
Topic: Wey navigation advice
Replies: 4
Views: 826

Wey navigation advice

A friend and myself are planning a short open canoe trip with our wives on the Wey (or Godalming) navigation in a couple of weeks. We're looking for a scenic trip of 2-3 hours with a pub or tearoom in the middle. We would prefer to start and finish in the same place, but not against an A to B trip i...