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by jonnyhawkins1
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: White Water Safety and Rescue - Feb 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 489

White Water Safety and Rescue - Feb 2019

HIGHLAND KAYAK SCHOOL

White Water Safety and Rescue Course
Perthshire
February 23rd-24th
£150

https://www.highlandkayakschool.co.uk/bookonline

Jonny Hawkins and Matt Haydock
by jonnyhawkins1
Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: HIGHLAND KAYAK SCHOOL BC COURSES 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 511

HIGHLAND KAYAK SCHOOL BC COURSES 2019

Today is our 2 month anniversary for proving courses as the Highland Kayak School. First of all thanks to everyone who joined us on one of our 27 days on the water. Secondly, we are excited for more awesome days on the water so we are increasing the number of British Canoeing courses we are running ...
by jonnyhawkins1
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: 1 Day Progression Sessions - November
Replies: 0
Views: 601

1 Day Progression Sessions - November

November Progression Sessions Join us for a days coaching to; boost your skill level, build confidence and have lots of fun. Nov 10th - Intermediate - Perthshire Nov 11th - Advanced - Perthshire Nov 17th - Intermediate - Lochaber Nov 18th - Advanced - Lochaber Check out the link for more info - htt...
by jonnyhawkins1
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: WWSR - Oct 13-14th - Perthshire
Replies: 2
Views: 602

Re: WWSR - Oct 13-14th - Perthshire

This course is now confirmed and we have 2 spaces remaining on it. Email highlandkayakschool@gmail.com if you would like to book a place.

Cheers,

Jonny
by jonnyhawkins1
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Advanced White Water Kayak Leader - Training - October 20th-21st - Spean Bridge
Replies: 0
Views: 494

Advanced White Water Kayak Leader - Training - October 20th-21st - Spean Bridge

Chris Dickinson from the Highland Kayak School is running a 2 day AWWKL training course (formerly 5*) in the Spean Bridge area. Chris is a very experienced provider having lived and coached in Scotland for 40 years. Provider - Chris Dickinson Date - October 20th-21st Price - £100 Accommodation is av...
by jonnyhawkins1
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: WWSR - Oct 13-14th - Perthshire
Replies: 2
Views: 602

WWSR - Oct 13-14th - Perthshire

Chris Dickinson from the Highland Kayak School is running a 2 day WWSR training course in Perthshire. Chris is a very experienced trainer having lived and coached in the Highlands for over 40 years. Provider - Chris Dickinson Date - October 13th-14th Price - £80 For more information and bookings ple...
by jonnyhawkins1
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Progression Sessions - September - Scotland
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Re: Progression Sessions - September - Scotland

Update on availability

Progression session Intermediate
September 16th - River Tay - 1 space
October 4th - River Garry - 3 spaces

Progression Session Advanced

Septemer 22nd - River Tummel - 2 spaces
September 23rd - River Tummel - FULL
October 2nd - Moriston - 3 spaces
by jonnyhawkins1
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Progression Sessions - September - Scotland
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Progression Sessions - September - Scotland

The Highland Kayak School is running 1 day 'Progression Sessions' designed to develop your paddling after the summer and give you the skills and confidence for an awesome autumn. The low coaching ratio allows us to tailor the day to your needs and low coast makes it affordable to everyone. Progressi...
by jonnyhawkins1
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Scottish Highlands Autumn Skills and Guiding Courses
Replies: 0
Views: 470

Scottish Highlands Autumn Skills and Guiding Courses

Highland Kayak School are proud to be running 3 courses this October based out our fully catered accommodation next to the river Morriston. DEVELOP WHITE WATER - Oct 8th-12th - Focused at developing your skills on grade 2/3 white water. We will look at all the essential requirements for you to feel ...
by jonnyhawkins1
Sun Nov 29, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: Scotland - West Highlands
Topic: River Pattack
Replies: 5
Views: 4590

Re: River Pattack

Was on the Pattack today with low water, Don't let the trees put you off. All of the main rapids are still good to go and you have plenty of time to negotiate both obstructions
by jonnyhawkins1
Sun Oct 12, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: River Feshie Strainer Hazard
Replies: 0
Views: 531

River Feshie Strainer Hazard

Last week a fence was washed down into the rapid at Feshiebridge. This morning it was removed by a team from Glenmore Lodge. There may possibly sill be small pieces of the fence remaining in the pool under the bridge. Take care if planning to have swimmers in the water until levels drop enough to pr...
by jonnyhawkins1
Wed Oct 08, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Lost paddles on Kiachnish near Fort William
Replies: 0
Views: 429

Lost paddles on Kiachnish near Fort William

Posting on behalf of a friend: Lost paddles on the Kiachnish just south of Fort William on Monday 6th October. Werner sherpas painted with a big saltire on each blade. If found, please email amy(dot)kincaid.14(a)gmail.com or if there's no reply to that one then jonnyhawkins1989(a)gmail(dot)com. Cake...
by jonnyhawkins1
Wed Oct 08, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: lost michell predators roy gorge
Replies: 1
Views: 651

Re: lost michell predators roy gorge

Found. PM sent
by jonnyhawkins1
Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Kayaking in Michoacan, Mexico. New Web TV series.
Replies: 9
Views: 1496

Re: Kayaking in Michoacan, Mexico. New Web TV series.

Looks like a great trip Seth. What an experience. Not sure about the mullet though...
by jonnyhawkins1
Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: FOR SALE - Pyranha Medium Burn II
Replies: 1
Views: 392

FOR SALE - Pyranha Medium Burn II

For sale a one year old green and gray Burn II. £450 Boat has been paddled infrequently and is still in good condition. It has a few scratches on the hull but the top of the boat is in good condition. I am selling it to fund my next boat. The boat is currently based in Henley on Thames and am happy ...
by jonnyhawkins1
Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Whitewater Photography Guide
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

Re: Whitewater Photography Guide

Thanks for sharing darinm, what a great resource. It has givern me loads of ideas to play with now
by jonnyhawkins1
Tue Nov 12, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Whirlpool video
Replies: 12
Views: 2003

Re: Whirlpool video

I've only seen one whirlpool on a river before...

Image

One of the amazing rivers we found in Borneo.

http://www.kayakborneo.co.uk/1/post/201 ... -boys.html
by jonnyhawkins1
Fri Aug 02, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale: MV P&H Cetus
Replies: 2
Views: 616

For Sale: MV P&H Cetus

Great boat and in good condition. I am happy to budge on price a bit if there are keenies out there :)
by jonnyhawkins1
Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale: MV P&H Cetus
Replies: 2
Views: 616

For Sale: MV P&H Cetus

Used for my Circumnav. of Scotland. I spent 40 days on the water, taking great care of the boat. The boat is a factory second (see picasa album for notice) however I have not been able to work out why. It is in great condition, minor scratches on the sides from the paddle and mooring alongside. The ...
by jonnyhawkins1
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale: Pyranha Ammo Small - Devon
Replies: 5
Views: 698

Re: For Sale: Pyranha Ammo Small - Devon

Do you have any pictures please? I will pm you my email :)
by jonnyhawkins1
Mon May 20, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: More to Hong Kong than big buildings....
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Re: More to Hong Kong than big buildings....

very interesting article Mark. I was tempted by "running the gauntlet". I thought it would be awesome looking up at hongkong side from my tiny boat. Though the more i though about it i think i would have spent all of my time frightened out of my skin with my eyes on all the the traffic that needed t...
by jonnyhawkins1
Sun May 19, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: More to Hong Kong than big buildings....
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Re: More to Hong Kong than big buildings....

Hi Andy, Yes there is absolutely tons of great sea kayaking in Hong Kong. Many stunning beaches and islands to relax on. As with most circumnavigations i have done, I always finish feeling that there is a lot more to explore! Here are a few photos as well to wet your appetite.... https://www.faceboo...
by jonnyhawkins1
Sat May 18, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: More to Hong Kong than big buildings....
Replies: 4
Views: 686

More to Hong Kong than big buildings....

Hi Guys,

I've just finished working for Hong Kong Outward Bound. Before I came home I sea kayaked round the country. Surprisingly there is more to Hong Kong than; money, big buildings and people



Hope you like it :)
by jonnyhawkins1
Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Circumnavigation Scotland
Replies: 10
Views: 1238

Re: Circumnavigation Scotland

After a srint finish down the East coast I have made it back to St Andrews thus compleating my trip. Thanks to all the support from the people of Scotland to make this adventure extremely fun. Below are a few photos from the trip! https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-wrruwvxzswM/T8u6cpn5_4I/AAAAAAAABl...
by jonnyhawkins1
Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Circumnavigation Scotland
Replies: 10
Views: 1238

Re: Circumnavigation Scotland

We were lucky enough to meet the home sea home team during our leg from Mallaig to Ullapool. The trip is going extremely well and Bruce and I are enjoying an incredible introduction to sea kayaking on the west coast meeting lots of very generous people. Off to the Alps now for our whitewater fix bef...
by jonnyhawkins1
Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Circumnavigation of Britain 2012 - attempts
Replies: 183
Views: 14622

Re: Circumnavigation of Britain 2012 - attempts

Bruce and I were lucky enough to paddle with the home sea home crew around Applecross and Torridon during our Scotland Circumnavigation. They were very inspiring and shared many incredible stories of their journey so far. We both wish them the best of luck with the rest of their journey and would li...
by jonnyhawkins1
Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Circumnavigation Scotland
Replies: 10
Views: 1238

Re: Circumnavigation Scotland

Thanks andyE. The trip is going really well and we made it too Oban for a restock and rest today. Off tomorrow on the second leg up to Ullapool. We have met loads of kind people, helping us in anyway they can and seen some amazing scenery and wildlife. Just hope this amazing weather stays for all th...
by jonnyhawkins1
Fri May 25, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Circumnavigation Scotland
Replies: 10
Views: 1238

Circumnavigation Scotland

We set off today to paddle round the coast of mainland Scotland. The first leg leaves St Andrews, travels down to Edinburgh then across the Forth and Clyde canal to Glasgow where the fun really begins.

Here is the website for a bit more info

http://circumnavigatescotland.weebly.com/