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by janet brown
Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Kayaks Inverness?
Replies: 8
Views: 2875

Chanonry Point

Saw info about this area a while ago, and Springwatch made it look eminently paddleable.
Are there any rules/ information we would need to know before launching here to try and "paddle with dolphins"?
by janet brown
Wed Jun 04, 2008 5:41 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Back pain, backrests^
Replies: 23
Views: 8146

Thanks Lucy: as a newbie I'm not yet deemed safe to post URL's!
Hope you're able to find the stretches now, Jonathan. If not, let me know and I'll describe them in longhand!
by janet brown
Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:08 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Back pain, backrests^
Replies: 23
Views: 8146

From a generalist physio (not sports specialist) and kayaker perspective: Tight hamstrings are often a problem in kayakers - stretching in standing bending to touch toes is not ideal - stretches I like to use are well shown on the site here: halhigdon.com/15Ktraining/Stretch Posture is a key point: ...
by janet brown
Sat May 17, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Lendal Paddles-Tired of waiting^
Replies: 42
Views: 8665

Sorry, just seen the above post and remembered that Mitchell have stopped using Lendal shafts for some reason! Having said that, they still offer 2 way splits, and a variable feather arrangement on touring paddles certainly, as I'm thinking of getting some myself: can't give any opinion on these as ...
by janet brown
Sat May 17, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Lendal Paddles-Tired of waiting^
Replies: 42
Views: 8665

If you want to buy UK made paddles, try Mitchell Blades (can't add the url as I'm a newbie here, but Google this and you'll find them). They don't do the wing blades, but have some excellent whitewater and touring designs. You can specify feather, blade shape and type, and shaft type and size, and y...