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by Maverick
Wed Apr 22, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Squirt Boating
Topic: Anyone got a squirt boat for sale?
Replies: 2
Views: 1760

Re: Anyone got a squirt boat for sale?

I also have a Projet or an Angst for sale in Devon
by Maverick
Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Innovative go-Pro
Replies: 5
Views: 910

Re: Innovative go-Pro

Also check out http://Www.kolor.com and eye-mirror.com for 360 degree options for GoPro.

Have been toying with the idea of eye mirror for squirt boating, yet undecided.
by Maverick
Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Maths in canoeing
Replies: 60
Views: 4896

Re: Maths in canoeing

IF No. Blades = 0 then Paddle_type = "hand paddles"
IF paddle_type = "hand paddles" Then AWESOME go sinking!
by Maverick
Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Crowd Sourcing Video
Replies: 6
Views: 446

Re: Crowd Sourcing Video

Technically speaking squirt boats float, just not as much as a creek boat.
by Maverick
Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Crowd Sourcing Video
Replies: 6
Views: 446

Re: Crowd Sourcing Video

Thanks Denzil, You are a Scholar and a Gentleman, will keep you posted on the Date of the event, some time between May and September. Totally agree with you on being able to take this concept to other disciplines, will work quite well if people are not to precious about their video footage and money...
by Maverick
Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Crowd Sourcing Video
Replies: 6
Views: 446

Crowd Sourcing Video

Yesterday I made a hugh school boy error and forgot to pack my spray deck; of-course I only realised this after I had got to the river and had all ready got 99% changed ready to go Squirt boating with Jim on the River Dart. So rather than pack up and go home with my tail between my legs, I decided I...
by Maverick
Wed Oct 30, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Paddling without a PFD... Why?
Replies: 30
Views: 3034

Re: Paddling without a PFD... Why?

From a squirt boater perspective wearing a BA is counter productive and most likely not going to help solve any major issue I might face whilst boating. My biggest threat is pinning and entrapment both of which a BA would be little or no use in either case, as for taking a swim this isn't really an ...
by Maverick
Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: FOUND camera on dart loop
Replies: 5
Views: 697

Re: FOUND camera on dart loop

Have sent you a PM
by Maverick
Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: FOUND camera on dart loop
Replies: 5
Views: 697

Re: FOUND camera on dart loop

Wow, you found my GoPro hahaha surely must have been at least one better photo than that!
by Maverick
Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: Squirt Boating
Topic: Squirt gatherings?
Replies: 2
Views: 1764

Re: Squirt gatherings?

Hi Chris,

South Wales sounds good to me name a time and a place and hopefully we can sort some thing out failing that it will just be me, all ways keen to sink at a new spot with new and old friends.
by Maverick
Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Squirt Boating
Topic: Squirt gatherings?
Replies: 2
Views: 1764

Squirt gatherings?

Hi all, I Was wondering if their is any interest in trying to loosely set up some potential dates for some downtime gatherings? If any one is interested in sinking on the River Dart then towards the end of October or the beginning of March have potential for Downtime depending on water levels. The O...
by Maverick
Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Wanted old style Riot Helmet
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Wanted old style Riot Helmet

Does any one have an old style Riot Helmet that they would be willing to part with for cash?
Thanks Mav.
by Maverick
Sat Jan 17, 2009 5:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale Riot Astro
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: For Sale Riot Astro

My Astro is on Ebay now, a real bargain at £300 starting price.
by Maverick
Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale Riot Astro
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: For Sale Riot Astro

Riot Astro 54, with power seat and peakuk deck, £400 ono, usual wear and tear but no majour damage
by Maverick
Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:07 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale Riot Astro
Replies: 3
Views: 126

For Sale Riot Astro

Riot Astro for Sale in Devon, if intrested PM.

Mav
by Maverick
Tue Nov 18, 2008 2:42 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: World Wide White Water Database - any takers?
Replies: 7
Views: 659

Their is a squirt boating data base for spots around the world, which any one can add to.

http://www.sinkspots.com/explore.php?spot_id=197
by Maverick
Sat Nov 15, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Any ideas for removing a tree?
Replies: 68
Views: 5332

I have 60 foot of static climbing rope that would be perfect for this job going spare if you are willing to pick it up from Devon.
by Maverick
Thu Oct 02, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: the best wave/hole in britan is (add pics!)
Replies: 53
Views: 6172

Washing Machine in big water, monster green wave.
Location:- The Loop, River Dart
by Maverick
Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Building a kayak
Replies: 3
Views: 520

Hi Josh, I have just built my self a squirtboat plug using Polyurethane sheets, it also comes in a 2 part liquid form which might be more cost effective for making larger boats. I searched the net and found a Company based in Truo called CFS Fiberglass, speak to them for advice and all your GRP need...
by Maverick
Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:10 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: EA Thorverton Gauge River Exe
Replies: 1
Views: 738

EA Thorverton Gauge River Exe

Just a quick note for users of the River Exe in Devon, if you use the EA gauge http://eathorvertonwebcam.org.uk/index2.html Just be aware over the last few days some one, I presume the EA? Have removed some of the gravel bank that was backing up the section of water that the gauge is situated in. Th...
by Maverick
Mon Jun 02, 2008 2:23 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: On the injury list
Replies: 33
Views: 5282

Fell 30ft off a roof in France and landed on my back, forced to fly home, car, boat etc left behind. Arse
But gratefull to be alive and well...ish
by Maverick
Sun May 04, 2008 6:57 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: High water alternative to Briancon
Replies: 4
Views: 921

Hi I,m in the French Pyrennes as we speak, and there seems to be plenty of water in the rivers at the moment as well as snow on the higher peaks, set to rain this week so should see more snow up top. Have even found time to check out some new squirt spot whilst out here, result. looking to head over...
by Maverick
Sun Mar 16, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: HPP costs
Replies: 8
Views: 1041

That block has ruined the pyramid block for good mystery moves for squirt boating, Magic roundabout was washed out due to the rain. The one saving grace today was the looping pool, fantastic level for squirting but still feels like your being hit by a train, but smooth once under. Darley Abbey howev...
by Maverick
Sun Mar 02, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Real-time river level data - A RESULT!!
Replies: 33
Views: 5736

We have this for the River Exe in Devon.

http://eathorvertonwebcam.org.uk/index2.html
by Maverick
Thu Feb 14, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: 1 car rivers
Replies: 28
Views: 3603

Run you can do in Devon as follows.
Upper Plym
Upper Upper Plym
Erme
East Okement
Upper West Okement
Lyn
Dart
Upper Upper Tavy
Exe
Avon
Teign
Pretty much all of them, depends how keen you are, have run most of these solo and with one car.
by Maverick
Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:30 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Upper West Okement
Replies: 32
Views: 3546

Does any body know what the West Okement used to be like before they flooded it? any photo's? I presume there must have been quite a bit of gradient before it was lost.
by Maverick
Wed Jan 16, 2008 3:40 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Anyone plan to run the Erme this weekend 19th & 20th Jan
Replies: 8
Views: 904

Upper west okement
Water levels permiting
by Maverick
Tue Jan 15, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Upper West Okement
Replies: 32
Views: 3546

I thought I should go and see what the river was like today, oh my god it just gets better every time I see it, The top section looks almost enjoyable with some water in it, just don't miss your line or it could be your last. Looking forward to going back with a creek boat! Took some video http://yo...
by Maverick
Mon Jan 14, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Upper West Okement
Replies: 32
Views: 3546

Ha ha ha N. Tein less trees, just get funnier every time you say it!
Note* There was only one tree in Upper West Okement on the last drop in the steep section.