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by norb
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: DW
Replies: 1
Views: 270

DW

Entry is not open yet, but anyone want to share a shuttle ?
4 days ,senior single?
Norbert
by norb
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: High risk sports research - FREE Tablet worth £160
Replies: 11
Views: 959

Re: High risk sports research - FREE Tablet worth £160

Research looks very funny.
I have British Parachute Association Free Fly ,Jump Master ,more than 350 jump in past (that including one malfunction)
and wandering what is that : Banzai Sky Diver ??
One of the term in research.
by norb
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: Fitting Bilge Pump to Delphin 155
Replies: 136
Views: 6340

Re: Fitting Bilge Pump to Delphin 155

If I go for paddling tide races or any rough condition I will have my mates with me and in that point electric pump is useless Second if .. paddling solo or unsuported things can goes wrong .. in this case paddler should be know how to roll or more important how to re entry roll. After re entry roll...
by norb
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: Fitting Bilge Pump to Delphin 155
Replies: 136
Views: 6340

Re: Fitting Bilge Pump to Delphin 155

Cockpit in Delphin is really small, you should be able emptying your boat by yourself with cheap standard hand operated bilge pump.
coast about 30 £. I don't want to be rude but anything more than this we called w..... machine
And sponge :)
All the best
Norbert
by norb
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Devizes to Westminster guestion
Replies: 12
Views: 1045

Re: Devizes to Westminster guestion

Lenart I saw you and Sandra for moment . Your name was on side of the boat but it wasn't moment for mi to conversation ,
You guys have a really good time .Congratulation
Hopefully see you next year
norbert
by norb
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Devizes to Westminster guestion
Replies: 12
Views: 1045

Re: Devizes to Westminster guestion

It was fantastic experience being part of DW. The hardest part was portages, never did any portages before. I carry with me exactly amount of water , only few sweets ,and small dry bag with spare one warm jacket. I dont capsized but few times my boat turn into a sub marine when trying get out to hig...
by norb
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Devizes to Westminster guestion
Replies: 12
Views: 1045

Re: Devizes to Westminster guestion

Just got confirmation my entry to DW and number my boat . 747 :)
by norb
Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: club kayak for smaller people?
Replies: 11
Views: 995

Re: club kayak for smaller people?

For beginners I can highly recommended Delphin 150 , great boat
by norb
Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: club kayak for smaller people?
Replies: 11
Views: 995

Re: club kayak for smaller people?

Im 1m 69 cm and I paddling 18 foots Taran.
Funny but in Taran I don't feel smaller :)
Norbert
by norb
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Devizes to Westminster guestion
Replies: 12
Views: 1045

Re: Devizes to Westminster guestion

Im considering Senior Single class. I can paddling unsupported :) Have got few unsupported open sea crossing Little Minch open sea crossing 21 miles time 4h39min. North Minch crossing 35 miles time time 7h39 min. Circumnavigation of Jura island distance 65 miles time 14h52min. Infinity Loop is my be...
by norb
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Devizes to Westminster guestion
Replies: 12
Views: 1045

Devizes to Westminster guestion

Hi
Did anybody paddling race without support crew??? Its nessesery to have support crew?
Many thanks
Norbert
by norb
Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: What glue?
Replies: 10
Views: 943

Re: What glue?

I know what is the best ... chewing gum :)
by norb
Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: Which PLB?
Replies: 3
Views: 809

Re: Which PLB?

I have MacMurdo Fast Find .Cost 280 £ ,considering battery life weekly cost is less than 90 pence weekly.
Is always with me in pocket my PFD, and don't affect my judgement.
Is good to have PLB but there is no guarantee..
by norb
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Kayak camping on a budget?
Replies: 27
Views: 2179

Re: Kayak camping on a budget?

if I have no much money I will don't spend them on 5* that s for sure
Norbert
by norb
Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Cruising inertia
Replies: 19
Views: 1550

Re: Cruising inertia

I have opportunity paddling the same model of kayak in two different version. One is a standard weight and another is super light. Lighter boat is faster .I have no doubt about it.Is faster on sprint and distance. Im not so sure if I want empty super light boat in strong wind condition but that is d...
by norb
Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Swellie Wave
Replies: 9
Views: 1354

Re: Swellie Wave

Anything above 8.5 m HW Liv is surfable
9.00 m is really good
9.5 its big size
10 m is powerful and challenge
Norbert
by norb
Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Swellie Wave
Replies: 9
Views: 1354

Re: Swellie Wave

In last 3 months Im everyday on Menai.
I think 9m at Liverpool is good to start with.
I was yesterday surfing by cardinal on flood and HW Liv was Only 9.5 m :) and was really good fun.
I dont realise they have fast mowing water in Yorkshire
Norbert
by norb
Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Rescue off north Cornwall
Replies: 9
Views: 1737

Re: Rescue off north Cornwall

Professional kayaker, time 23.30, big swell ?! Isn't very professional to me but I understand Sh...hapens
by norb
Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: EXEC file instead of GPS
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

Re: EXEC file instead of GPS

many thanks for help , need find specialist for that. Im not very good with IT
by norb
Wed Jun 01, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Hand injurys return to paddling
Replies: 1
Views: 669

Re: Hand injurys return to paddling

i have wrist injury last year, rest is best. But if I something breaks on my body every year I will consider change hobby and see a doctor .
by norb
Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: EXEC file instead of GPS
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

EXEC file instead of GPS

Hi I have two gps watches tracking my activity on water, Garmin fenix 2 and garmin fenix 3. they are really good but just wandering why I have EXEC files instead of GPS ? Many thanks for advice Norbert
by norb
Fri Apr 01, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Pyrahna burn mk 2 and kit for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 336

Pyrahna burn mk 2 and kit for sale

Pyrahna mk2 medium ,minimum use, great condition orange/blue in colour all outfitting option , pair of hip pads boat was on river about 30 times and last time 2 years ago ? Play boater spraydeck size fitted to medium pyrahna like a new one , Ainsworth Surf Carbon 194 cm ,carbon straight shaft right ...
by norb
Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Gear for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Pyrahna burn mk 2 and kit for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 445

Pyrahna burn mk 2 and kit for sale

Pyrahna burn 2 medium minimum use great condition orange/ blue in colour all outfitting option ,pair of hip pads, yellow grab handle, boat was on river about 30 times and last time 2 years ago ? Playboater spraydeck size fitted to medium Pyrahna like a new ( hard to put on ) Ainsworth Surf Carbon 19...
by norb
Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: few paddles for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: few paddles for sale

all items are sold . Happy paddling :)
by norb
Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: few paddles for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: few paddles for sale

Hi
All paddles are still available.
Sorry but I have no time to run to Post Office , Im using wings since year and don't think back to flat. Im often on Holyhead
Norbert
by norb
Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: few paddles for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 743

few paddles for sale

Carbon Lendal Kinetik Touring 700 cm2 , adjustable from 210 to 216 cm length ,adjustable feather angle 2 pieces like new one - 60 £ Celtic 3 pieces flexi shaft lenhgt 210 cm 60 degre, 650 cm2 all carbon really good paddle ,few usual scratches - 60£ Lendal plastic 650cm 2 , length 210cm 60 degre good...
by norb
Sun Feb 07, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: Rockpool Taran 18 for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1040

Re: Rockpool Taran 18 for sale

taran is for my roof rack and isn't for sale
by norb
Sun Jan 24, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: Pace 17 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 870

Re: Pace 17 for sale

sold now
by norb
Tue Jan 05, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Hebrides Missile Range
Replies: 13
Views: 1922

Re: Hebrides Missile Range

Before paddling just call to coastguard Stornaway, 01851 702013 they should know about any bombing :)
by norb
Tue Jan 05, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Hebrides Missile Range
Replies: 13
Views: 1922

Re: Hebrides Missile Range

You should be OK .Germans at the moment are very busy, they have over million new citizens