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by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:35 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

... what happens if like you say accidentally spear someone with a vessel and crack a couple of risbs, whilst you are trespassing to gain access, I should imagine your Public Liability would become void. Just for the record, as people might be concerned about this - no it wouldn't. The whole point ...
by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:21 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Mark R - I take it you wont be apologizing then, and I do doubt the integrity that is my choice, as it is yours not to belive my postings and throw insults at me, now show all posters how you silence people who dare to disagree with you Mark, you might be in charge of this forum and be able to do as...
by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Mark R - Nice to see your not holding back on the insults, I think silvergirl might be getting in touch with you about Blood pressure shortly! Mark R can you post your warning to yourself so we can all see how fair you are on this thread, because you have issued warnings for much less to other poste...
by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Adrian - please scan your letter from the EA (or take a screen dump if it's an email), post it up here, shut this buffoon up once and for all. Shanclan - Adrian has yet to do what Mark R has asked, so until such a time ( like you all say about my information) it is just a letter that could quite ea...
by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 2:56 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Adrian - please scan your letter from the EA (or take a screen dump if it's an email), post it up here, shut this buffoon up once and for all. Shanclan - Adrian has yet to do what Mark R has asked, so until such a time ( like you all say about my information) it is just a letter that could quite ea...
by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 1:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Hi Chriscw - I have said nothing on here that isnt true, I would not open myself up to be proven wrong by you guys. No matter how you interpret my postings I have not lied, this is the information I have recieved via People in higher places ( E.A, MPs, Lamdowners etc etc) Bits about trespass and ins...
by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Hi Paddlers - What more evidence/Proof do you need that trespassing takes place, the Bangor Uni lads have done it again, More the point they state here they already use all these waters but yet you still argue that you only have 4% of Welsh Rivers Available to you! http://thekrikkitwars.files.wordpr...
by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Dear Mr Cooper Thank you for your enquiry. I am pleased to be able to advise that the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 was never drafted with the intention of restricting the activities of man-powered watercraft such as canoes and kayaks. We have no evidence that this type of craft causes a...
by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Hi Mikeb - I knew you would bite, didnt take much did it! Tony/Mike - The Estate land you access over to get on the Llugwy and Conwy is Trespass, the reason nothing is done about it is, we would need identities and a court case, Trespass as you fully know is a Civil offence and would have to be take...
by fishguard
Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Wezzzy - Fair enough and if it makes you feel better I too look scary ( in my green wellies and silly hat) No Problem Mike I will, thanks for your help! edhunter - ask MikeB I think he said its his forte, but I think he has given up on me. If you have no car tax or mot your insurance is not valid. W...
by fishguard
Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

MikeB - One last question on this subject (maybe) what happens if like you say accidentally spear someone with a vessel and crack a couple of risbs, whilst you are trespassing to gain access, I should imagine your Public Liability would become void. Ive taken your comments on board, but it seems to ...
by fishguard
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

individual paddler has to carry liability insurance in order to access land to which the public clearly have access. Mike. You do not have permission off the Forestry/Land owners or off the Estates ( who own the Banks) to launch your vessels if you did you wouldnt be needing a change in the law WOU...
by fishguard
Tue Sep 15, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

wezzzy - why do you feel the need to describe yourself as 6ft shaven headed, is this supposed to be scary, I did not beat anyone to posting a link on any such incidents, like I have said we do not want confrontation (aggressive or abusive) on the waters we look after, and then you carry on with taki...
by fishguard
Mon Sep 14, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Wildswimmer Pete - Why the Skull cap and goggles, just for the looks eh? Paddlers slideing down banks are not classed as pedestrians, a Kayak is classed as a vessel and the responsibility is with the user, or did this not get passed under Marine bill ? I am asking not telling. MikeB - You asked, so ...
by fishguard
Mon Sep 14, 2009 11:10 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Conwy river access. Anglers-V-Kayakers
Replies: 23
Views: 2583

Re: Conwy river access. Anglers-V-Kayakers

Hi Paddlers - I totally agree, rare incidents like this should not be tolerated by anybody, I can only advise that it should have been reported to the Police ASAP, if nothing can be done on this instance at least it is on record for future reference, I shouldnt think his identity would be to hard to...
by fishguard
Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:51 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Please post some evidence of your so called horror stories in Wales, as I am unaware of any such encounters and I live here, http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=54719 http://www.ruderfinn.co.uk/blogs/dotcom/files/2009/06/enviromental-head-in-the-sand.jpg How do you breath d...
by fishguard
Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Wildswimmer Pete - You dont immerse you head when eating a Ice Cream, but it can still cause "brain Freeze"! Your home insurace wont pay out one penny if that person is trespassing on private land ( I am not refering to you on this point W/S Pete) but to the Paddlers who gain access over Forestry /P...
by fishguard
Mon Sep 14, 2009 2:35 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

edhunter - The Mountain Rescue can charge for rescues to ill equiped Walkers etc, the Fire and Rescue Service can also charge for "certain incidents" ( wether they recieve payment through Insurance or from the persons responsible) so why should rescues involving Paddlers who have illegally gainded a...
by fishguard
Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Hi Mole - Blinkered is what you can call your input, lets just hope your shoulder recovers quickly ( how did you hurt it? if you dont mind me asking) Mark R - Adrian wont do that, and name calling just shows the start of your weakness - sticks and stones and all that ! Jules - You wish! the Bangor l...
by fishguard
Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Hi Martin, I am not really that bothered if you belive me or not, I told you maps from the E.A were on the way, and you now know that to be true, I told you of letters to the Bangor University Lads, and on going meetings with the E.A, that also has come true, I can also tell you information signs ( ...
by fishguard
Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Wildswimmer Pete - You know little of the works we do, so to quote we only look after the "little Fishees" and you think you do the more important job of looking after the protection of the Public health, I will ask you who caused the problem you are dealing with in the first place, for you to have ...
by fishguard
Sat Sep 12, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Hi Shanclan, Are they kisses or has Adrian made up the letter, as stated to me on earlier postings the E.A are Public servants, so no need to hide the name, so if you want me to belive the posting, give all the details. And by the way, Environmental protection is not a game, Spot the difference is t...
by fishguard
Sat Sep 12, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Yes you've done me there, the Nith is massive. http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/scotlandsouthernuplands/nith2.jpg Hi Mole, Yep your right the Nith is massive! http://www.rivernithfishings.co.uk/ And now for the river Llugwy - Spot the diffrence! http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/110481 Regards FG
by fishguard
Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Hi Paddlers, This thread is getting good, thanks Shanclan, so you all know about Saffa 1975. Yes you do Doesnt invole us! Yes it does No it doesnt Only involves Anglers and Farmers! No it doesnt Yes it does We dont Damage Gravels, Theres No proof etc etc 31 pages Later - and youre keeping it alive (...
by fishguard
Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Hi Guys,

All I can say is TIME WILL TELL

I have no reason to lie.

Cheerio for now.

Regards FG
by fishguard
Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:54 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Bod - without reading back through 30 pages ( which I have no intentions on doing) where are letters sent into the E.A from Paddlers asking what will happen to us if we ignore a request not to go over Spawning beds/Gravels and do so anyway? and what are the replies you have already recieved from the...
by fishguard
Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:26 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

Hi MikeB - Well done you made the thirty pages, and it is also quite nice chatting to you guys, the E.A seem to be telling each of us what we want to here, I will try and get this in writting and posted with their permission on UKRGB for all to see (May take a while) as I am not willing to put the c...
by fishguard
Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:10 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers
Replies: 1041
Views: 37397

Re: SAFFA 1975 Act, the new reason why we cannot paddle rivers

MikeB, You have proved nothing to one person (me) but are right in your posting Quoting We (you lot) I keep having to repeat SAFFA 1975 as that is what it is all about, but you obviously cant take it in! Shame you cant type the E.A a letter and ask what I have suggested, you would save a lot of time...