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by NPearce
Wed May 06, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Stolen Slalom Kayak
Replies: 1
Views: 814

Re: Stolen Slalom Kayak

The kayak has been found and returned.
by NPearce
Wed May 06, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Stolen Slalom Kayak
Replies: 1
Views: 1400

Re: Stolen Slalom Kayak

The kayak has been found and returned.
by NPearce
Mon May 04, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Stolen Slalom Kayak
Replies: 1
Views: 1400

Stolen Slalom Kayak

I have been emailed this and I wonder if you can help & keep an eye out for the following: Tyler got home near Stone from Wales on Sunday night and left her kayak strapped to the car ready to take to the club boathouse Monday morning. They got up in the morning to find that the boat had been nicked ...
by NPearce
Mon May 04, 2015 11:23 pm
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Stolen Slalom Kayak
Replies: 1
Views: 814

Stolen Slalom Kayak

I have been emailed this and I wonder if you can help & keep an eye out for the following: Tyler got home near Stone from Wales on Sunday night and left her kayak strapped to the car ready to take to the club boathouse Monday morning. They got up in the morning to find that the boat had been nicked ...
by NPearce
Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: WANTED - Werner Paddle
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Re: WANTED - Werner Paddle

Friend selling Werner Sidekick on ebay. Hardly used, probably about half dozen times max. Were a replacement for lost paddles just prior to him getting back into motocross rather than paddling. Scratch on right hand blade blade superficial, left hand pretty much spot on. No chunks or damage other th...
by NPearce
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:00 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Increase in Salmon numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 389

Re: Increase in Salmon numbers

So years of increased paddling on a popular river equates to an increased number of catches.... Maybe the figures are up BECAUSE of canoe / kayak activities and therefore such activities should be encouraged on every river!
by NPearce
Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: First world problems of kayaking
Replies: 30
Views: 2998

Re: First world problems of kayaking

Just hold my boat a moment, I am trying to tweet that we are on the river! #kayaking
by NPearce
Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: River POI's (Again)
Replies: 10
Views: 884

Re: River POI's (Again)

I created the paddlesup site, (until the host went bust and shut down the servers without a word to any client, but thats another story) and am sure I have the original CSV and POI files somewhere. I will take a look for them shortly. Original the POI were created as a personal project, with many ho...
by NPearce
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Boots
Replies: 14
Views: 931

Re: Boots

<local knowledge> The Sports shop in Coventry city centre, old Woolworths, was selling Karrimor K2 style water sandals for under £15 recently. </local knowledge> Mens version: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Karrimor-K2-Sandals-Mens-Black/dp/B004ZW96UY but you get the idea. I think it is Sports Direct, who ...
by NPearce
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Games for kayaking in a swimming pool ??
Replies: 14
Views: 2949

Re: Games for kayaking in a swimming pool ??

A few more for your list: * Seat swapping races whilst in a raft, one across the front and one across the back, * Heads shoulders knees and toes, get them standing up & doing the actions whilst they all sing loud, Great for getting complaints from other users which is an incentive to go louder! * Gr...
by NPearce
Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: FS - Perception Java
Replies: 0
Views: 72

FS - Perception Java

Am selling my Perception Java, currently on ebay although open to offers.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/330675924748

Piccies

Nathan
by NPearce
Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Flare or Flair
Replies: 31
Views: 1686

Re: Flare or Flair

I associate Flair as a means of showing expression thought multiple badges - Would be havoc with a drytop!

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by NPearce
Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Places to paddle across the UK
Replies: 29
Views: 4418

Re: Places to paddle across the UK

Never said they were all perfect :P, Its a lot of work to go through them all, plus the original tomtom files didn't like being converted. I may take another look at some point and see if there are any updated converters since 2008 that will allow a little more accuracy. As for the Aray Access Road ...
by NPearce
Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Places to paddle across the UK
Replies: 29
Views: 4418

Re: Places to paddle across the UK

A few years ago I completed a large number of TomTom POI files for a load of rivers, these, with a load of data from other paddlers on here, were transferred to: http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?hl=en&gl=uk&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=214588201546332378238.00044442acb7db09baab3 with similar intention...
by NPearce
Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Helpful first aid videos
Replies: 10
Views: 686

Re: Helpful first aid videos

As said before it is aimed at people with no training with a view to something is better than nothing. One thing that annoys me is the way that the majority of TV Programs, Movies and even this advert portray the victim as being worked on for a short time to be revived with a cough and splutter with...
by NPearce
Mon May 09, 2011 9:52 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale - Jackson Star
Replies: 5
Views: 361

Re: For Sale - Jackson Star

Bump
by NPearce
Mon May 02, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale - Jackson Star
Replies: 5
Views: 361

For Sale - Jackson Star

2010 Jackson Star, Rare colour, only 1 of in this colour in the UK. 6 months old, Usual stratches but well looked after.

£550 ono.

Coventry / Midlands area. Contact Mark: 07921212609 for more info.

Photos here

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by NPearce
Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Camping Symonds Yat
Replies: 9
Views: 668

Re: Camping Symonds Yat

We stayed at the 'fairground' site last year, it was erm... interesting. Location is ideal but wouldn't recommend it. The owner seemed to relish throwing rules about, no BBQ's, no noise, no open fires and was quite rude to the group, even though the next group along were ticking all the same boxes i...
by NPearce
Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: FS: Dagger Medieval, £175
Replies: 0
Views: 69

FS: Dagger Medieval, £175

Dagger Medieval, excellent condition for the age of the boat, £175 ono Contact Jock on 07779674358 In Coventry, you will have to arrange pickup from there, possibly drop off to popular playspots. More info: http://www.paddletastic.com/?p=863#more-863 Photos: https://picasaweb.google.com/pearce.n/Eba...
by NPearce
Mon Jan 03, 2011 12:33 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Kayakers rescued off Dorset coast
Replies: 2
Views: 807

Kayakers rescued off Dorset coast

Sixteen kayakers are rescued from strong tides off Portland Bill, Dorset, after getting into difficulties, the coastguard says.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-12106015
Glad to see everybody's ok.

Nathan
by NPearce
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Eric Jackson's Rolling and Bracing: technical disaster?
Replies: 49
Views: 8416

Re: Eric Jackson's Rolling and Bracing: technical disaster?

I think you need to take EJ's way of doing things as what it is - EJ's way of doing things. You have people, some on here, who are coaches though and though, developing techniques that are suitable for all, best practice, and I have a lot of time for what they say and can learn a huge amount from th...
by NPearce
Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:14 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Alternatives to Thule
Replies: 31
Views: 2753

Re: Alternatives to Thule

I picked up a pair for my Focus estate, nearly new from ebay for a silly cheap price ~£15! The trick is to know what your after, and search the vehicle specific listings. I bought from a guy selling from a Mitsubishi 4x4 with rails thing, identical part as the Focus. Whilst the ones listed for a Foc...
by NPearce
Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Cheapish easy to use DSLR
Replies: 33
Views: 1894

Re: Cheapish easy to use DSLR

I picked up a Nikon D60 a couple of years ago for about £350 new, excellent camera for playing with, all the features you need for learning what they do and it will take pictures better than my ability will ever allow. The downside is that whilst its a cheaper camera the A-FS lenses it requires are ...
by NPearce
Thu Sep 02, 2010 9:20 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: I need everyones help please!
Replies: 55
Views: 2450

Re: I need everyones help please!

A 'tailored' waterproof paddle kit bag that is shaped for placing inside the kayak seating area, extending into the bow / leg area and combining a spray deck style seal, access zip across the centre of the deck area maybe?. Boats can be popped onto roof / plane etc, with kit inside it and sealed int...
by NPearce
Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:41 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Buffalo / Montane smock any good
Replies: 31
Views: 4223

Re: Buffalo / Montane smock any good

I would highly recommend the Buffalo shirt, I have had a special 6 for about 15 years and it is still going strong, nice and warm, showerproof and pretty robust, well worth the £90ish I managed to pay for it. I have worn paddling under dry kit, open boating as my main top, up in the mountains, in th...
by NPearce
Mon May 10, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Waterproof Digi Camera - which one?
Replies: 27
Views: 1256

Re: Waterproof Digi Camera - which one?

I use both the Olympus Mju720 and the Pentax w80 at work in relativly large numbers with primary kids (at present 40+ Olympus and similar number of pentax) Both are great cameras with similar results, and both models take a bit of a beating when in use. Personally I would have to go with the Pentax ...
by NPearce
Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:21 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: LL Biscuit for a beginner
Replies: 8
Views: 788

Re: LL Biscuit for a beginner

I have a Biscuit 55. (am 6'1", 13 st, size 10 feet) Personally I really like it, easy to paddle, can pull off a few moves and more importantly for me is very comfortable to with good foot room. I am not a playboater and the boat rarely follows what the head thinks it's doing, but I have found it a h...
by NPearce
Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Alternative to air bags
Replies: 16
Views: 1440

Re: Alternative to air bags

I am a beach ball kinda guy myself, Following a beach party I had a few left over, quite large, heavy duty and at a cost of about 50p each much better value than 'proper' airbags for exactly the same result.


Nathan
by NPearce
Sun Mar 28, 2010 12:29 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: FS - Wavesport Transformer
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Re: FS - Wavesport Transformer

Apologies for the delay, it is a T1.

NOW ON EBAY

Nathan
by NPearce
Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: FS - Wavesport Transformer
Replies: 2
Views: 227

FS - Wavesport Transformer

Wavesport Transformer for sale, Good condition and has been used for last few years as a boat for a youngster on easier rivers and pool sessions. Sensible offers around £240 Contact Mark on 07921212609 http://lh4.ggpht.com/_ZMuH-t06-4o/S51EekMxtxE/AAAAAAAAFWM/ITJWg7c9AYM/s160-c/BoatsForSale.jpg More...