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by jmmoxon
Wed May 23, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: British Canoeing Access Charter
Replies: 15
Views: 622

Re: British Canoeing Access Charter

Interestingly the original British Canoe Association's "object shall be the promotion of Cruises and Meets, whereby Canoeists of the United Kingdom, irrespective of clubs, may unite for the purpose of cruising and camping; furthermore, it aims to establish reasonable tariffs for land and water trans...
by jmmoxon
Wed May 23, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Canoeist Magazine
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Canoeist Magazine

Latest issue available (& back copies since 2012):
http://canoeist.co.uk/index.html

Mike
by jmmoxon
Wed May 23, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: From Inverness to Glasgow in c.1868
Replies: 1
Views: 151

From Inverness to Glasgow in c.1868

Via the Great Glen, then down the coast to Crinan Canal and finishing on Lochs Lomond & Katrine, with side trips up Lochs Etive & Awe: https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=9KUHAAAAQAAJ&dq=inwards%20cruise%20of%20the%20ringleader%20canoe&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false There are various other books that ma...
by jmmoxon
Wed May 23, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Guidebooks - 1st descent info
Replies: 30
Views: 2545

Re: Guidebooks - 1st descent info

James Inwards lapped the Falls of Lora in about 1868 (p.65-66 & 76), presumably not at spring tide (but he took a cart along the Awe): https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=9KUHAAAAQAAJ&dq=inwards%20cruise%20of%20the%20ringleader%20canoe%20etive&pg=PA65#v=onepage&q&f=false & the Rapid & Guerf canoes r...
by jmmoxon
Mon May 21, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Historic books
Replies: 7
Views: 1323

Re: Historic books

In Noel McNaught's earlier "The Canoeing Manual" (1956) he also lists: P.W.Blandford, Canoeing Today, 1946 A.R.Ellis, Canoeing for Beginners, 1936 A.R.Ellis & C.G.Beams, How to Build & Manage a Canoe, 1949 M.Govan, The Trail of the Red Canoe, 1954 R.Neville, Survey by Starlight, 1949 [wartime missio...
by jmmoxon
Fri May 11, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Any ideas what model this Perception is and age please? 12'
Replies: 7
Views: 368

Re: Any ideas what model this Perception is and age please? 12'

Dancer Pro featured in the 2008 UK catalogue with decals there. They were 11' 7".

Mike
by jmmoxon
Tue May 08, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

I thought Norway when I saw it, but not sure which river.

Mike
by jmmoxon
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: What's this kayak & repair advice request....
Replies: 6
Views: 528

Re: What's this kayak & repair advice request....

Did Kiwi canoes of Nottingham build their own boats?:
https://www.gumtree.com/p/boats-kayaks- ... 1177038139

Mike
by jmmoxon
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

You're right - "20 miles south of the north coast":


Mike
by jmmoxon
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Wee creek suggests it's Scottish, as does heather in the background, but no idea where...

Mike
by jmmoxon
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Fassfern?

Mike
by jmmoxon
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Lost Blue Pyranha G3 kayak on Spean Gorge
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Re: Lost Blue Pyranha G3 kayak on Spean Gorge

There was a light blue boat on Bank of river lochy, downstream of spean yesterday.

Mike
by jmmoxon
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

I'm away, so someone else want to jump in.
by jmmoxon
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

The Lyd?
by jmmoxon
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Nant Clydach.
by jmmoxon
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Dentdale Dee?
by jmmoxon
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

It is (after so many mentions recently), your go...

Mike
by jmmoxon
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Hmm, let's try:

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by jmmoxon
Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

You Angell?
by jmmoxon
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Youth expedition
Replies: 10
Views: 974

Re: Youth expedition

There are quite a few clubs aimed exclusively at yoofs - Wiltshire, Hillingdon, Ilfracombe - to name but 3...

Slalom & WWR junior squads may well be interested too - CIWW had a great group out slalom training last time I was there.

Mike
by jmmoxon
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Sladden's 'finest big class V+ hits in Wales' - the Einion.

I haven't paddled any of them.

Mike
by jmmoxon
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Gamlan.
by jmmoxon
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Most online dictionaries can't cope, but one says Clywedog means loud (google translate suggests owls!)

So, the Dolgellau one rather than trib of Severn - Afon Gain?

Mike
by jmmoxon
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

The Dartmoor Avon has really bad rhododendrons above the top bridge.
by jmmoxon
Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Nothing on Dartmoor like that, looks more Welsh to me, so Rheidol?

Wishful thinking: http://www.countryfile.com/walk/padley-gorge-derbyshire

Mike
by jmmoxon
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

It is indeed, tributary that comes in below Tarr Steps - now you have to find a photo!

Mike
by jmmoxon
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

That's not close to the Barle.
by jmmoxon
Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2596
Views: 108262

Re: Infinity Wezzit

Nope, there's no guide for that currently on here, but this river has...