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by pesdapress
Tue Jun 08, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: NEW NATIONAL RIVER LEVEL INFO FROM THE EA
Replies: 16
Views: 2154

Re: NEW NATIONAL RIVER LEVEL INFO FROM THE EA

At long last! Fantastic news. I expect Steve Merrett's inbox will be rather full with suggestions shortly.
by pesdapress
Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:31 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Craft identification on the River Wye
Replies: 55
Views: 5131

Re: Craft identification on the River Wye

They appear to have failed to set out what the 'problem' is and how prevalent it is before suggesting that the introduce a new problem of enforcing licenses.
by pesdapress
Mon Dec 21, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Wezzit?
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: Wezzit?

Correct, both Andrea and Keith, it is Ynys Llanddwyn.
by pesdapress
Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Wezzit?
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: Wezzit?

Apologies for the slightly crass "make my photo better" filter.
by pesdapress
Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Wezzit?
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Wezzit?

Image
by pesdapress
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Responses required
Replies: 304
Views: 16261

Re: Responses required

Our submission to the Committee for tomorrow morning here: Access to Inland Water, our letter to the Welsh Assembly Government.
by pesdapress
Wed Oct 28, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Responses required
Replies: 304
Views: 16261

Re: Responses required

We too have an invitation to attend and give evidence in Cardiff. We intend to draw attention to the developments in paddlesport tourism in Scotland and the simple necessary steps to encourage the general public onto our lakes and rivers.
Pete
by pesdapress
Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Trails and tribulations
Replies: 33
Views: 6804

Re: Trails and tribulations

Congratulations to Simon, he seems to have hit the nail on the head (suggested by the kind reviews thus far). A big thank you must go to Douglas Wilcox , contributor of some of the fine photographs which pervade the book. Thanks also to the other luminaries of the West Coast who also contributed ima...
by pesdapress
Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Responses required
Replies: 304
Views: 16261

Re: Responses required

Our response sent today. It's pretty quick and painless to voice your considered opinion as Chris says. Keep it short and sweet.

Pete
by pesdapress
Fri Jun 05, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Name that book competition...
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Name that book competition...

Blimey Amazon are quick, Simon's book is not even at the printer's just yet (but will be very soon). This indeed is a different book to Douglas'. More details of Douglas' book to follow, in the mean time check here.

Pete
by pesdapress
Mon May 11, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Name that book competition...
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Name that book competition...

The sort of book I think is being suggested would tell you about every resupply point for water, groceries, boat/gear repairs ... but vastly more relevant." Have you seen the annual Alaska Wilderness Milepost ? Thanks Andy and thanks all for your comments. I shall take a look at the Milepost guide....
by pesdapress
Fri May 08, 2009 9:55 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Name that book competition...
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Name that book competition...

I'm interested to hear what folk might seek in a condensed guide/pilot/pocketbook, given that a typical 'section' described in one of our sea kayaking guidebooks may be only four or five pages (half text, half pictures) and that you can transcribe all of the constants and handy information onto your...
by pesdapress
Fri May 01, 2009 2:37 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Name that book competition...
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Re: Name that book competition...

Keep them coming. The title (first few words) needs to be distinctive or specific, so far in the series we have: South West Sea Kayaking (SW England) The Northern Isles (Orkney & Shetland) Welsh Sea Kayaking (All of Wales) Scottish Sea Kayaking (All of Scotland) working titles include: Northwest Hig...
by pesdapress
Fri May 01, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Name that book competition...
Replies: 49
Views: 2074

Name that book competition...

We need your help – what should we call our next sea kayak guidebook? Our longest title is South West Sea Kayaking, Isle of Wight to the Severn Estuary . That’s a maximum number of twenty-three characters (including spaces) in the title and around thirty-five in the subtitle. Could you come up with ...
by pesdapress
Wed Mar 11, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Photos Wanted Please
Replies: 4
Views: 481

Re: Photos Wanted Please

http://www.pesdapress.com/pages.php?cID=6&pID=19

Look down the page for photos 2-18 (smiling) and 2-19 (frowning)

Perhaps other forum visitors will be able to post better examples?

Regards,

Pete
by pesdapress
Sun Dec 07, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: G17 APWE 2008 6/7th Dec at the RDCP
Replies: 43
Views: 5954

Apologies

My apologies to all who had hoped to see copies of Andy Jackson's biography down at the Dart this weekend. A combination of crossed priorities and a dose of the lurgy have kept me away (stuck indoors in the crisp clear hills of N Wales). A more exciting event at which to showcase a new book I cannot...
by pesdapress
Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:15 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Mystery gnarly rapid of doom
Replies: 25
Views: 3080

Re: Online vid?

Speaking of which, is there going to be anyone flogging copies of this at the APWE this weekend? Figured it'd be worth saving on the postage! ...I had a look at the Pesda FAQs, but the only FAQ in their FAQs was "why are there no questions in the FAQs?". Hmmm. Hello Tim, Apologies for the OT reply ...
by pesdapress
Thu Nov 27, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Pig rig?
Replies: 11
Views: 5920

Thanks Sara, As a demonstration Dave Luke's photo is nice and clear, but this is by no means the only way of setting up a pig rig. One thing which should be noted (which is clear in the text of the book) is that setting the second anchor directly behind and in-line with the first (aligning the direc...
by pesdapress
Thu Nov 27, 2008 1:47 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Cailean's blog
Replies: 10
Views: 1171

Re: blog

It also may an instruction from the sponsors and printers of the book to withdraw blog and reinvent it on release of book. Not the case Waltfos, we're very pleased that Cailean was able to find time to blog about his writing and catch up on his adventures. You can still read posts from Cailean abou...
by pesdapress
Thu Nov 27, 2008 1:42 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Free Dorset/Wight guide
Replies: 7
Views: 775

Hello Mark, We send all our books for inclusion on Google Book Search, which makes them Googleable and accessible for everyone to browse. The browse function on Google Book Search is however limited. You can search every page in the book, but view only a proportion of the book (determined by which p...
by pesdapress
Thu Nov 27, 2008 1:06 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Pig rig?
Replies: 11
Views: 5920

http://www.pesdapress.com/WWSR_slides/24-19.jpg We have finally sorted out a better way of putting our resources online using Flickr Pro. I am in need of a distraction this afternoon, so I'll implement it today for all of you who have been frustrated by my shonky links page for the White Water Safe...
by pesdapress
Wed Nov 12, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: New Project
Replies: 25
Views: 2195

An undeniably great concept from Heather and Mark, authors eminently qualified and boundlessly motivated.

Dave - it'll be a little more like Mike Raine's forthcoming Nature of Snowdonia from Pesda Press (an unrelated and as yet largely unannounced project).

Pete
by pesdapress
Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:25 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Online River Flows in Wales
Replies: 54
Views: 4997

Hi Peter, The site which you accessed is a test site and therefore not ready for release to the general public. We have no assurance yet that this system works so please do not use the site until it is released to the public next week. Rhys Reply from Fishing Wales to your observed problems. Regard...
by pesdapress
Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Andy Jackson biography - extra 25% to charity this weekend
Replies: 5
Views: 827

Thanks for your interest over the Wet West Paddle Fest weekend. The bonus (25% extra to charity) link is now closed, but remember that all the royalties from the book will go to the Andy Jackson Fund for Access and the IcFEM. You can pre-order the book at the standard rate on our site. First quality...
by pesdapress
Fri Sep 12, 2008 1:39 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Andy Jackson biography - extra 25% to charity this weekend
Replies: 5
Views: 827

Andy Jackson biography - extra 25% to charity this weekend

http://www.pesdapress.com/TallStories_preorder.jpg Regrettably, we have received the books from the printers this week in an unsaleable condition. They are reprinting and will be available for despatch on or before the 27th October. To make the most of the occasion of the West West Paddle Fest week...
by pesdapress
Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Index for magazines
Replies: 4
Views: 624

You can read the World Tour - Chile article from Andy Jackson and his team in Tall Stories, Andy Jackson a Biography . Within are also several other World Tour articles collected from Canoeist and elsewhere. Available just in time for the Wet West Paddle Fest. Sorry to say, I don't have a record of ...
by pesdapress
Fri Jun 13, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: South West Sea Kayaking Guidebook - question...
Replies: 2
Views: 701

This and the bird symbol should be explained in the legend on page 9, but they are not. The fern (and flower, which is a smaller scale stand-in) denotes an SSSI, Site of Special Scientific Interest. The bird denotes a bird reserve. These symbols are also used in the maps of Scottish Canoe Classics a...
by pesdapress
Tue May 27, 2008 5:16 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Survey of use of Welsh waters by sea kayakers
Replies: 8
Views: 1651

Is the link working? If you get through to the survey (or not) please post.

Regards,

Pete
by pesdapress
Thu May 22, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Canoeing
Topic: Irish Canoe Classics blog
Replies: 0
Views: 869

Irish Canoe Classics blog

Hello all,

Eddie has started a blog on his paddles in Ireland over 2008 and 2009. Read about his travels in his canoe, post comments and get in touch with Eddie at:

Irish Canoe Classics Blog

Regards,

Pete
by pesdapress
Wed May 21, 2008 11:34 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Survey of use of Welsh waters by sea kayakers
Replies: 8
Views: 1651

The survey URL seems to be down right now. I will check and fix it.