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by jamiemagee
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Typhoon drysuits : technical data
Replies: 3
Views: 348

Re: Typhoon drysuits : technical data

I don't think it matters. How breathable is your BA, spray deck or any material when it's wet?

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by jamiemagee
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Use own boat or course provider’s on BCU 2* ?
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: Use own boat or course provider’s on BCU 2* ?

Use what you are happy with. I used my own kayak but cross over type. Check the syllabus and make sure you're happy ticking them off in your boat. At the end of the day having money to buy kit doesn't mean you can paddle, and good coach should be asking about your experience and assessing you from t...
by jamiemagee
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Best stuff to stick foam to hull
Replies: 11
Views: 633

Re: Best stuff to stick foam to hull

The gorilla glue I've got expands as it dries. Make sure you've weight on while it's setting

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by jamiemagee
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Replacement rope for throw bag
Replies: 7
Views: 652

Re: Replacement rope for throw bag

Nichol end marina in Keswick sell it off the reel. I bought 50m off eBay last year for painters.

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by jamiemagee
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: What car for a sea kayaker?
Replies: 15
Views: 998

Re: What car for a sea kayaker?

Mine is keyless start but not keyless entry. I can push the button through my drysuit/ drytrousers but can drive the car without fishing out the key. Useful for a quick shuttle.



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by jamiemagee
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: What car for a sea kayaker?
Replies: 15
Views: 998

Re: What car for a sea kayaker?

Echo the above really. Bigger estates with keyless entry. Look at the ones with 4wd if winter driving is a big one, plenty out there. If I knew I was driving in winter conditions I'd look at winter tyres too.



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by jamiemagee
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Paddling Partners
Topic: Paddling partner - South Lakes
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: Paddling partner - South Lakes

Unfortunately I'm out in the canoe tomorrow so won't manage to get out on Sunday too. Have a good paddle.

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by jamiemagee
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Paddling Partners
Topic: Paddling partner - South Lakes
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: Paddling partner - South Lakes

I'm based in Ulverston. Give me a shout of you ever want to meet up. Check out Cumbria canoeists. They have a website as Facebook group and often run sea kayaking trips.

Cheers

Jamie

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by jamiemagee
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: England - Northwest
Topic: RIVER ROTHAY
Replies: 14
Views: 6737

Re: RIVER ROTHAY

It's a bit tight in places. I've seen canoes do it before. I'd be tempted to give it a go.

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by jamiemagee
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: What trousers?
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Re: What trousers?

Nookie dry trousers with built in socks are a brilliant investment. When I started out I used walking waterproofs with neoprene socks and shoes to keep my feet warm.



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by jamiemagee
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: CRUZ aero bars
Replies: 5
Views: 441

Re: CRUZ aero bars

JimT wrote:I bought Whispbars for my 3 series and they are fantastic, very very quiet and easy fit.
My mate just got these for his Tiguan and they're a terrible fit

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by jamiemagee
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Insurance and qualifications
Replies: 84
Views: 2614

Re: Insurance and qualifications

BCU cover you against negligence as far as I understand. So as long as you're a member your covered is my understanding. Arguing your case in court is a different matter all together. If your qualified as a coach or leader than your covered in those environments. Sent from my ONEPLUS A3003 using Tap...
by jamiemagee
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?
Replies: 31
Views: 2145

Re: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?

They can demand it all they like. Without a court order they can only ask. To be honest I'm the sort of person who, if at fault, will hold my hands up. Hell insurance might be cheaper if everyone was honest and didn't straight about these things.

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by jamiemagee
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: England - Northwest
Topic: WW SUP play spot close to Patterdale YHA?
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: WW SUP play spot close to Patterdale YHA?

Brathay pool near Ambleside maybe? Not exactly near though. There's a ww sup Facebook group created by Dave Hipwell who's local to that area. Maybe worth asking on there

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by jamiemagee
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?
Replies: 31
Views: 2145

Re: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?

He then proceeded to tell me that as they weren't manufacturer supplied parts to the car, they needed to know about them [...] So are they defining a "car part" as anything the car contains? Do I have to declare the tin of boiled sweets in my glove box? Better safe than sorry. Dash cam should reduc...
by jamiemagee
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?
Replies: 31
Views: 2145

Re: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?

Yeah, thanks here too. Thought it was nonsense too, but Professor Google tells me I'm wrong. Thats a job I need to do at lunchtime. Well thanks for the heads up. Rang my insurance and yes it's a modification. Bizarre. Did they charge you any extra for the update to your records? No didn't charge me...
by jamiemagee
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?
Replies: 31
Views: 2145

Re: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?

Well thanks for the heads up. Rang my insurance and yes it's a modification. Bizarre.

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by jamiemagee
Thu May 31, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?
Replies: 31
Views: 2145

Re: Roof bars. Have you checked yours?

On a separate note, how many people realise that they need to tell their insurance company that they use roof bars because they are classed as a modification? If you have an accident and the other party takes photos and your car has roof bars on and you haven't told the insurance company, your insu...
by jamiemagee
Tue May 08, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Rams butting cars Isle of Mull
Replies: 11
Views: 1328

Re: Rams butting cars Isle of Mull

Would a car cover work maybe?

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by jamiemagee
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Wwsr 28th & 29th April
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: Wwsr 28th & 29th April

Final bump. 3 places left that I'm aware of

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by jamiemagee
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: England - Northwest
Topic: River Eden - Lazonby to Armathwaite
Replies: 29
Views: 10513

Re: River Eden - Lazonby to Armathwaite

Just to balance that out we did the same stretch on Saturday. Saw two people fishing together who gave us no bother but we didn't engage with them at all.



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by jamiemagee
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Wwsr 28th & 29th April
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: Wwsr 28th & 29th April

Anyone interested?

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by jamiemagee
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Wwsr 28th & 29th April
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: Wwsr 28th & 29th April

Still looking for someone

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by jamiemagee
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Wwsr 28th & 29th April
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Wwsr 28th & 29th April

I'm booked on a course with Kelvin Horner of sweet skills coaching. Few people have dropped out so could do with a couple more to make it run. £140 for the weekend. Running in the Tees. If anyone is interested give me a shout and I'll pass on details. Cheers Jamie Sent from my ONEPLUS A3003 using Ta...
by jamiemagee
Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Canoeing
Topic: Mystery boat
Replies: 4
Views: 481

Re: Mystery boat

First step for me would be removing all wood work and making that good.

Then I'd stick some airbags in and a seat and go for it.

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by jamiemagee
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Bang!..... a change to the Skye scenery
Replies: 2
Views: 711

Re: Bang!..... a change to the Skye scenery

Saw this the other day, must've been pretty scary to be very close. Stayed there for a week last summer and regretted not taking the kayak.

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by jamiemagee
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: WWSR Course
Replies: 10
Views: 608

Re: WWSR Course

Typhoon are good and I've never heard anything negative about them. Look around for second hand bargains. Steer clear of cheaper ones like lomo

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by jamiemagee
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: WWSR Course
Replies: 10
Views: 608

Re: WWSR Course

Drysuit all the way. Borrowed or bought doesn't matter but unless it's in summer you'll need it. Even then I'd wear a drysuit if I'm expecting to swim a lot

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by jamiemagee
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Lomo drysuit
Replies: 11
Views: 1227

Re: Lomo drysuit

I can only second the above. Paddled with someone yesterday who'd had his 18 months and it leaked. He'd just got it back from lomo after repairs and it still leaked. Apparently the glue on the taped seems doesn't like sweat. I've a Typhoon which is brilliant and to make it better their repair servic...
by jamiemagee
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: 3* sea kayak theory and introduction to sea kayaking
Replies: 5
Views: 512

Re: 3* sea kayak theory and introduction to sea kayaking

Sea kayaking on a river? Sounds good but a bit far away from me

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