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by tig
Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Loch Ness rescue
Replies: 14
Views: 1448

Re: Loch Ness rescue

Three of us paddled the Great Glen the year before last (trad canoes) and iirc officially you are supposed to get a licence from British Waterways (free) it is more so they know who is out there. Also they requested we checked in with the coastguard (we did by phone as we did not have VHF) to let th...
by tig
Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: wild swimming
Replies: 5
Views: 704

Re: wild swimming

Wildswimmer Pete wrote:
canoegnu wrote: and of course, the Rivers Access Campaign:

http://www.riversaccess.org/

which I understand is being revamped.

Wildswimmer Pete
Hmm, is it me or is that definatly a canal under the new website notification?
by tig
Fri Apr 06, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: England - Midlands
Topic: Camping on the Severn
Replies: 2
Views: 2231

Re: Camping on the Severn

I have camped here before : http://www.thewoodbridgeinncoalport.co.uk/ so a bit further up than Bridgenorth, getting up the bank was a bit of a faff but was doable.
by tig
Thu Oct 13, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: New signs on the Wye
Replies: 77
Views: 6819

Re: New signs on the Wye

1. What the faff has this got to do with Advantage West Midlands? http://www.advantagewm.co.uk/about-awm/our-role/default.aspx . They can be contacted here, I am sure they will be confused: Advantage West Midlands 3 Priestley Wharf Holt Street Birmingham Science Park Aston Birmingham B7 4BN Tel: +4...
by tig
Fri May 06, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Stolen Zet Raptor - still at large
Replies: 27
Views: 3245

Re: Stolen Zet Raptor - still at large

The house it is parked next to has the number 12 spray painted on the bin, that combined with the electoral roll should help.
by tig
Thu Dec 02, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Craft identification on the River Wye
Replies: 55
Views: 5137

Re: Craft identification on the River Wye

The response is out http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/re ... 14670.aspx

The overview is that they are going to work towards a voluntary scheme with the canoe hire companies. Overall it is reasonably positive.
by tig
Tue Nov 23, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Just had to share this
Replies: 5
Views: 962

Re: Just had to share this

I know what you mean, I have seen this pic a few times now and usually in places you would think wouldn't publish unverified stuff :(
by tig
Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:16 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Just had to share this
Replies: 5
Views: 962

Re: Just had to share this

by tig
Fri Aug 06, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Private Water / Wild Swimming
Replies: 46
Views: 2267

Re: Private Water / Wild Swimming

I don't believe the Ordnance Survery bothers to redraw its maps every time there is a flood...... Perhaps I should buy a section of the mid-Atlantic ridge, and charge every passing ship, aircraft and submarine for access to the volume above it :P I am fairly sure that it would be classed as tidal :-)
by tig
Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:44 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Craft identification on the River Wye
Replies: 55
Views: 5137

Re: Craft identification on the River Wye

I just noticed a thread on SOTP (here : http://www.songofthepaddle.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?23377-British-waterways-and-Environment-Agency-no-longer-require-boat-stickers ) that the WCA are no longer sending out boat stickers because the EA and BW no longer require them to be displayed. Has anyone...
by tig
Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:59 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Swallow falls
Replies: 60
Views: 6648

Re: Swallow falls

Hmm Betws anglers seem to have pulled the page Kayacb linked to, anyone got the skills to pull the cache because I'm hopeless at that tech stuff and its something they seem to think embarrasing so I'd now quite like a look. It was a typo in the link, try : http://betws-y-coed-anglers.org/clubnews.htm
by tig
Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:49 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: kayaking as a reaserch tool
Replies: 10
Views: 588

Re: kayaking as a reaserch tool

It must be a fake, after all we keep being told that canoes disturb fish and scare them away.... :-)