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by Stopper
Wed May 06, 2015 10:53 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Towlines: Seadog or Carabiner
Replies: 33
Views: 6141

Re: Towlines: Seadog or Carabiner

Thanks for the links that was helpful, not sure if I am being over sensitive but the rest was not so. Apologies for asking for some advice and helpful pointers, rather than just taking the odd post from a few years back found via search.
by Stopper
Tue May 05, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Towlines: Seadog or Carabiner
Replies: 33
Views: 6141

Re: Towlines: Seadog or Carabiner

Thanks mike, I had found that in the search, but as its from 2 years ago, did not see it as much use.
by Stopper
Tue May 05, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Towlines: Seadog or Carabiner
Replies: 33
Views: 6141

Re: Towlines: Seadog or Carabiner

Thanks for the replys,

I was wondering if anyone has found a good float to use on there tow line, most i come across appear to be massive :(
by Stopper
Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Towlines: Seadog or Carabiner
Replies: 33
Views: 6141

Towlines: Seadog or Carabiner

Looking at getting my first towline and was wondering what people recommend for clipping the boats with, either a sea dog clip like on the palm towline or replacing it with a climbing carabiner. Have seen lots of people that have replaced their sea dog clips on their tow lines so was wondering what ...
by Stopper
Sun Mar 08, 2015 10:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Fail on the Swale - NSR Film entry
Replies: 8
Views: 2230

Re: Fail on the Swale - NSR Film entry

Some good looking videos, which video won the prize
by Stopper
Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:59 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tryweryn Fees
Replies: 11
Views: 2016

Tryweryn Fees

Hi I was wondering if anyone can let me know what the situation with the river fees at CT is. thinking of heading that way with a club trip when it is next releasing and there is no water around. But there does not seem to be any clear info on what the fees are. I had an understanding that you could...
by Stopper
Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Gym Work For Kayaking
Replies: 25
Views: 4281

Re: Gym Work For Kayaking

Thanks for the replies and sorry for the delay been away from the internet for a bit.
by Stopper
Mon Jan 19, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Gym Work For Kayaking
Replies: 25
Views: 4281

Gym Work For Kayaking

So as part of a new year, new me! fitness drive I am joining a gym for the first time in my life. Not really sure what to expect or to do. But was wondering if anyone here as any good advice/links to the type of training that would good to build up strength for kayaking. Not really interested in the...
by Stopper
Wed Jan 14, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: New Dagger Boat?
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Re: New Dagger Boat?

In another thread:
Simon Westgarth wrote:My new boat is 9 foot long. See ya....
So is it a nomad 9.0 then?
by Stopper
Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: New Dagger Boat?
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Re: New Dagger Boat?

nope does not look like the phantom here http://www.unsponsored.co.uk/press/?p=13839
by Stopper
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: New Dagger Boat?
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

New Dagger Boat?

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by Stopper
Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:57 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: New Boat
Replies: 3
Views: 794

Re: New Boat

How do you find the mamba compared to the new burn you had before?
by Stopper
Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:42 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Liquid Logic Remix, Better than the other LL Boats?
Replies: 11
Views: 2075

Liquid Logic Remix, Better than the other LL Boats?

So i am looking at getting a new boat. LL advertise the Remix as there river runner boat sitting bellow its two creek boats the stomper and jefe. Although when you watch any videos of the "pros" and the liquid logic sponsored kayakers no one uses the jefe or stomper but everyone paddles the remix as...
by Stopper
Fri Nov 22, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: BCU 5* WWK trn & AWWSR COMBO
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: BCU 5* WWK trn & AWWSR COMBO

Hi,

I could be keen, Who is running the training course's
by Stopper
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Surf Kayaking
Topic: Ideal Paddle Length
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Ideal Paddle Length

Hi

I have recently got a surf boat and finding my creak blades way to long so i was wondeirng what the ideal length paddles are?
by Stopper
Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Comment from Sweet regarding ski helmets used for kayaking
Replies: 43
Views: 10112

Re: Comment from Sweet regarding ski helmets used for kayaki

interestingly my wanderer when you remover the crown liner has the word RAMBLER moulded into it. so i assume that either sweet have changed the production process and they are infact both the same now, or sweet cut cost by only getting one mold type made, or 3. they simply ran out of wonderer EPS li...
by Stopper
Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Surf Kayaking
Topic: North Devon Surf spots
Replies: 3
Views: 698

North Devon Surf spots

Hi
I am heading to Bideford for a bit and looking for ideas on places to go and surf that are not the obvious croyde, saunton etc. hoping to avoids hundreds of people out on surf and body boards

thanks
by Stopper
Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:34 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Wavesport Recon 83 advise
Replies: 20
Views: 1684

Re: Wavesport Recon 83 advise

Mark the first thing I see is a seal launch off Granite boulders, that will take big scratches out of any boat! Thats the reason, I wondered what it was ;) Chris the rocks in Dart are very shiny and rounded, they don't really affect the boat much tbh, Thanks guys, Mark That is defiantly an interest...
by Stopper
Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Kayak Guide Jobs
Replies: 18
Views: 2446

Re: Kayak Guide Jobs

Thanks for the detailed replies.

There is defiantly a lot to think about for me.
by Stopper
Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Kayak Guide Jobs
Replies: 18
Views: 2446

Re: Kayak Guide Jobs

Harsh but taken on board.

Sorry sitting on a train, thinking and typing on my phone. Not the best I know.
by Stopper
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Kayak Guide Jobs
Replies: 18
Views: 2446

Kayak Guide Jobs

Hi I would like become a kayak guide, safety boater, etc. i know wouldnt we all. so just after some advice from the masses here really as to how people who have got into it etc. I know all about the BCU quals and star awards so not really looking for the well you need your 5* and all the well you ne...
by Stopper
Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Facebook Groups
Replies: 7
Views: 1433

Facebook Groups

Hi, Although here is great there also seems to be a growing trend in facebook groups for various areas which give live info on rivers through users posting whats up etc. I was wondering if anyone cared to share the groups they are members of so that we can build a good resource for those not in the ...