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by Janson
Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:00 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Grants etc for clubs?
Replies: 11
Views: 1012

Re: Grants etc for clubs?

Made this list quite a while ago- not sure how in date it is, and quite heavily Scotland biased, but maybe useful: http://www.moffattrust.org.uk http://www.therobertsontrust.org.uk http://www.voluntaryactionfund.org.uk http://www.woodwardcharitabletrust.org.uk http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global...
by Janson
Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:49 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The Chain
Replies: 107
Views: 12511

Re: The Chain

Here is a duck in an open boat on the sunny river Dee:

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by Janson
Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:42 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The Chain
Replies: 107
Views: 12511

Re: The Chain

.....NSR Big Green King of the Wave

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by Janson
Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:37 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Proposed Hydro Sceme on the River Arkaig - Scotland
Replies: 20
Views: 3094

Re: Proposed Hydro Sceme on the River Arkaig - Scotland

I guess it would fill instantly if the button closed off the inlet sluice.
by Janson
Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: Scotland - West Highlands
Topic: River Arkaig
Replies: 9
Views: 4401

Re: River Arkaig

The work they propose to do to the wier looks like it will divert the vast majority of the flow through the scheme and away from the main event rapid.
by Janson
Sat Jun 08, 2013 2:09 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Anyone driving from Fife back south (boat transport)?
Replies: 1
Views: 1298

Re: Anyone driving from Fife back south (boat transport)?

Add this Facebook profile as a friend and post. Someone may be able to help- uni is just finishing. Also could try Dundee and Aberdeen Universities.

https://www.facebook.com/staucc?fref=ts
by Janson
Thu May 17, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Trip to Lake Garda -Help...
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Re: Trip to Lake Garda -Help...

Lots of windsurf places at the north end of the Lake which should be able to rent some of the above equipment to you. I took a busload of soldiers there five years ago - I will try to find my post trip report, which has loads of details for accommodation etc - PM me your email address and I will see...
by Janson
Sat May 28, 2011 10:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Camera Insurance
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: Camera Insurance

I use Photoguard: they cover water damage, but I am not sure I would be covered if I let the camera etc dissapear downstream attached to a boat minus me....
by Janson
Mon May 16, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: River Etive GoPro HD
Replies: 20
Views: 1524

Re: River Etive GoPro HD

This is our Etive gopro effort, shot last December, including the topo-duo on right angle.
by Janson
Sun May 08, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Infinity Wezzit
Replies: 2764
Views: 123631

Re: Infinity Wezzit

shotgun I think
by Janson
Sat May 07, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Scotland - Central Highlands
Topic: RIVER BRUAR
Replies: 4
Views: 3418

Re: RIVER BRUAR

Pretty sure Matt and Eoghian did it when they wrote the description above.
by Janson
Thu Apr 21, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Stolen Zet Raptor - still at large
Replies: 27
Views: 3246

Re: Stolen Zet Raptor - still at large

Pic here of a car he sold. Ebay will have the full licence plate number. There is also a photo of a van in the background with licence plate showing:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1997-VOLKSWAGEN-P ... mobiles_UK
by Janson
Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Urgent assistance needed Fort William
Replies: 8
Views: 1476

Re: Urgent assistance needed Fort William

If you hired the original van through enterprise give me a bell on O seven nine 68919 three four five as I have some friendly contacts with them who I could speak to and perhaps sort something out. If not, out of interest - who did you hire from? also - if it is any help, I have locations in St Andr...
by Janson
Fri Apr 01, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Whats the weirdest thing you have seen whilst paddling
Replies: 60
Views: 5702

Re: Whats the weirdest thing you have seen whilst paddling

The weirdest sight I remember was that trib that flows into the start of the Glasgow Avon with all the cars in it. When we paddled it, it was a raging torrent of bright yellow toxic water, flowing round dumped and mangled Ford Escorts requiring some nimble slalom moves. Does anyone remember what th...
by Janson
Mon Mar 28, 2011 1:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Insurance (a slightly different question to usual...)
Replies: 20
Views: 1334

Re: Insurance (a slightly different question to usual...)

Possibly the way to get the best price would be to speak directly to a travel (or general) insurance broker and see what they can do for you (or indeed one of the normal adventure sports retail companies, but speak to the company behind them directly and see if they can do you a custom deal {these f...
by Janson
Tue Mar 08, 2011 9:39 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Fun in the Campsie Linn
Replies: 25
Views: 2751

Re: Fun in the Campsie Linn

Evil-Cod wrote:Image
Just before Sam/Jansen let go...
Evil-Cod - are you Hunty?

Yup, I let go - it swallowed all 20m of throwline....
by Janson
Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Foam for footrests?
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Foam for footrests?

pink insulating foam from B&Q isn't as squidgy as the black kayaking stuff but works just fine and is only £5 a sheet

http://www.diy.com/diy/jsp/bq/nav.jsp?a ... d=10647762
by Janson
Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Buying a dry suit or a boat
Replies: 26
Views: 1700

Re: Buying a dry suit or a boat

Drysuit.... DAMX or Rubberman one - will last longer than a boat
by Janson
Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: wheresthewater.com
Replies: 3
Views: 1000

Re: wheresthewater.com

This seems to have happened - there is now no in date data being fed through to wheresthewater.com You can however find the river here: http://www.sepa.org.uk/water/river_levels/river_level_data.aspx and compare it to the level indicators on wheresthewater to figure out the level. For example the Er...
by Janson
Fri Feb 25, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Scotland - Central Highlands
Topic: KELTNEY BURN
Replies: 0
Views: 2189

KELTNEY BURN

by Janson
Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Uni offers/places
Replies: 65
Views: 4602

Uni offers/places

This is the time of year when folk are getting offers for places at Uni - Where are you going? If anyone is thinking about accepting a place at St Andrews, have a look at our : Blog: http://staucc.blogspot.com/ and our Website http://www.staucc.com for loads of reasons why you come up here and have ...
by Janson
Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Eyes wide shut
Replies: 6
Views: 784

Re: Eyes wide shut

open, on clear/shallow rivers you can see rocks and orient yourself better to roll... not sure I would keep mine open on manky rivers though and I close them in the surf..
by Janson
Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Funding sugestions?
Replies: 4
Views: 498

Re: Funding sugestions?

http://www.awardsforall.org.uk/ This is a lottery funded programme for small grants.