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by Richard Gunton
Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: I know a good few club coaches who openly voice their dislik
Replies: 33
Views: 6501

Re: I know a good few club coaches who openly voice their di

One word "Envy" Don't take any notice let them get on with they're boaring 9 till 5.
by Richard Gunton
Sun Jul 26, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: What Next-Is it me or is it the boat
Replies: 20
Views: 3225

Re: What Next-Is it me or is it the boat

No boat will be perfect you must learn to deal with its problems. I had a burn it was tail happy now I have a mamba its heavy.
by Richard Gunton
Thu Jul 23, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Places that should be white water meccas but aren't.
Replies: 22
Views: 2313

Re: Places that should be white water meccas but aren't.

Afganistan looks great, May be one day when there is no war, people will go there and fire that shxte up woop woop!!!!
by Richard Gunton
Wed Apr 22, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Paddling Partners
Topic: French Alps
Replies: 3
Views: 1509

Re: French Alps

cool if you do drop me a tex 07796951396
by Richard Gunton
Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Paddling Partners
Topic: French Alps
Replies: 3
Views: 1509

French Alps

Dose anybody want to join us on our French Alps trip to make a group of 4 with 2 cars. First week of June paddling class 3 to 4plus. Or if there our people we could join up with to share shuttles that would be cool. Thanks
by Richard Gunton
Fri Apr 10, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: corsica lone stranger
Replies: 2
Views: 838

corsica lone stranger

Hi Whats the chances of finding people to boat with at the kayak festival in Corsica if I where to head down there on my own. Or is that pushing it a bit far.
by Richard Gunton
Thu Apr 09, 2015 11:58 pm
Forum: Paddling Partners
Topic: corsica
Replies: 0
Views: 1137

corsica

Hi I would like to head out to Corsica the end of next week is there anybody I could join up with. I can drive down have my own van. Confident on Class 4plus paddle bits of 5 (Rich 07796951396)
by Richard Gunton
Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Smelly kit
Replies: 15
Views: 1602

Re: Smelly kit

E ncourage him to start kayaking problem solved, amen brother
by Richard Gunton
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Snow pack corsica How big is it?
Replies: 2
Views: 755

Snow pack corsica How big is it?

Any information would be greatly appreciated, thanks
by Richard Gunton
Sun Feb 01, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Year round British paddling.
Replies: 17
Views: 1648

Re: Year round British paddling.

Back 15yrs ago more people followed the access agreements, now we invent our own, paddle when there's water Amen brother!!!!!!!! I think this is the main reason,
by Richard Gunton
Mon Jan 12, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Upper dart guide
Replies: 17
Views: 2076

Re: Upper dart guide

ta ta ta ta ta The youth of today messing with the rapid names, Christ spelling mistakes as well.
by Richard Gunton
Wed Dec 31, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Canoeing Allt a Chaorainn?
Replies: 7
Views: 1476

Re: Canoeing Allt a Chaorainn?

If this is the river im thinking it is there are lots of vidoes on you tube of people running pin ball. and hitting the wall etc
by Richard Gunton
Wed Dec 10, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Tasman crossing: Kayaker rescued after distress call
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Re: Tasman crossing: Kayaker rescued after distress call

There is a documentary on a guy who almost made this crossing within around 3km of the NZ coastline he disappeared never to be seen again, leaving a young son and wife, it a heart rending film. His attempt is way out there on the edge of what is possible. He survives some big storms unsupported in h...
by Richard Gunton
Sun Nov 16, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Water Coming Through Wrist Seals on Cag
Replies: 6
Views: 728

Re: Water Coming Through Wrist Seals on Cag

sorry dude your going to have to live with this, your movements are always going to allow a bit of water throw.
by Richard Gunton
Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:33 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: River Erme
Replies: 3
Views: 931

Re: River Erme

It was clear of trees about 4 weeks ago when we paddled it, but its always best to check when there has been spate conditions in the week before paddling.
by Richard Gunton
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Old School-O-rama
Replies: 16
Views: 1860

Re: Old School-O-rama

What no creek boat. Its old school to the youth and that's where its all happening now,
by Richard Gunton
Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Scotland levels?
Replies: 12
Views: 1867

Re: Scotland levels?

We are heading up tonite. Ive been checking wheres the water and weather forecast all week. currently levels are mostly medium if the forecast is right expect some epic boating over the next 4 days AVE IT !!!!!! gunna get my pick up any minute.
by Richard Gunton
Thu Sep 18, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Breaking News: Proof that Kayaking is a white mans sport
Replies: 8
Views: 1713

Re: Breaking News: Proof that Kayaking is a white mans sport

No its a white middle class sport, (mostly).................tick tick tick
by Richard Gunton
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: A dirty Scottish weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 1176

Re: A dirty Scottish weekend

Really skill full paddling there. I was nearly sick halfway through though. Was the summer salt necessary.?
by Richard Gunton
Wed Aug 27, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Beware : Disposable Five Ten Water Tennies
Replies: 26
Views: 7628

Re: Beware : Disposable Five Ten Water Tennies

Yeah have the same 5.10 falling apart after a year RUBBISH. TK max trainer department all the way, at least then when the trainers that cost £20 disintergrate after a year it dosent matter
by Richard Gunton
Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Rescue
Replies: 4
Views: 1284

Re: Rescue

Great glad he got out ok, bet theres a que of people waiting in the eddy above to paddle that.
by Richard Gunton
Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tryweryn pay and play
Replies: 153
Views: 16518

Re: Tryweryn pay and play

Suggestion do your own shuttle. Even run it from bala its not that far.
by Richard Gunton
Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: How to save your back while creeking?
Replies: 21
Views: 2416

Re: How to save your back while creeking?

I could be wrong, but by your description of what is wrong with your back, you have been talking to one of these people who have a quick feel around of your spine then tell you a bunch of stuff that's wrong, book into my clinic once a week at £50 for the rest of your life, hay presto you will be fin...
by Richard Gunton
Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: How to save your back while creeking?
Replies: 21
Views: 2416

Re: How to save your back while creeking?

Take a look a your leader kit can you slim it down.
by Richard Gunton
Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Angling Trust - More Saber rattling, or serious this time?
Replies: 89
Views: 9368

Re: Angling Trust - More Saber rattling, or serious this tim

Lets see now, The anglers and land owners have millions to take kayakers to court , they haven't, because they know they wont win (Im pretty sure there is the odd judge and barrister who likes to fish and knows the law inside out) even worse for them it may set a president for unlimited access. Its ...
by Richard Gunton
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Angling Trust - More Saber rattling, or serious this time?
Replies: 89
Views: 9368

Re: Angling Trust - More Saber rattling, or serious this tim

So its a bunch of toffs with too much money trying to prevent the masses from using the river, Fxxx them.
by Richard Gunton
Fri Aug 01, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: WW paddling. Why do you do it?
Replies: 28
Views: 1748

Re: WW paddling. Why do you do it?

Its sexy and takes me to places I would never have gone in my old life. The adventures to be had are amazing, the people are interesting, Its mint......
by Richard Gunton
Sun Jul 20, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Margate rescue
Replies: 8
Views: 1160

Re: Margate rescue

WHAT no personal floatation device. Lucky people.
by Richard Gunton
Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Being a Big Deal in kayaking...
Replies: 8
Views: 2209

Re: Being a Big Deal in kayaking...

I don't think it is. Must be nice to get credit, kudos, whatever and paddle in amazing places, but the pay if any is pretty small for putting their lives on the line running rivers like the congo and 186foot water falls etc. The motor sport guys on the other hand who get sponsored by Red bull seem t...
by Richard Gunton
Sun Jun 29, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Chateau Q swim
Replies: 15
Views: 3195

Re: Chateau Q swim

Simon Westgarth wrote: Although I have not been for a where, so any recent insight is welcomed of course.
Swam from there to the end last year, in low medium levels it wasn't the high light of my trip but it was ok. I was on the back off someones boat. Off coarse at the level in the video don't swim any of it.