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by danielcb12
Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Looking to complete BCU 1 star - Kayaking
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Re: Looking to complete BCU 1 star - Kayaking

Thanks for the advice, I think I will look into the option of 3 star kayak :)
by danielcb12
Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Looking to complete BCU 1 star - Kayaking
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Re: Looking to complete BCU 1 star - Kayaking

Live in London but I'm from Coventry so regularly up there, that's where we keep our kayaks so travel from there for any trips. Although, if there was somewhere near London that provided kayaks and kit then I could do that.

I read that you had to have 1 star before doing 2 star... is that not right?
by danielcb12
Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Looking to complete BCU 1 star - Kayaking
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Looking to complete BCU 1 star - Kayaking

I have been kayaking on flat/moving water for a few years but never done my BCU 1 star so I am looking to do it now. I don't think I will struggle with any of the content of it, just need to know what to do to pass the assessment. Anybody able to give me any advice on the best way to go about it? I ...
by danielcb12
Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Paddling Partners
Topic: Paddle Buddy - midlands
Replies: 3
Views: 1444

Paddle Buddy - midlands

Looking for somebody or another couple to join us paddling on rivers in/around the midlands and even further :) . We are a couple based in Coventry and up for driving reasonable distances for a good river. We have crossover kayaks and generally tend to look for grade 1-2 rivers. It would be nice to ...
by danielcb12
Thu May 22, 2014 8:46 am
Forum: England - Midlands
Topic: River Avon - Alveston Weir
Replies: 2
Views: 4312

Re: RIVER AVON (Alveston Weir)

I think we encountered the psychopathic swan just before the weir yesterday. Before this, we also passed a very aggressive Canadian goose! as we unknowingly paddled past it's nest, he and his mate were sat up on the outside of the nearby meander (keeping lookout upstream and downstream) hidden in th...