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by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: North Devon Sea Kayak Meet 3+4th September
Replies: 0
Views: 127

North Devon Sea Kayak Meet 3+4th September

Run by paddlers, for paddlers. 2 days guided or self guided paddling in small groups (according to ability) on the North Devon Coast with a professionally catered BBQ at Dyers Farm (near Braunton/Ilfracombe) on the Saturday night.
Full details on our website soon.
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: North Devon Sea Kayak Meet 3+4th September
Replies: 0
Views: 372

North Devon Sea Kayak Meet 3+4th September

Run by paddlers, for paddlers. 2 days guided or self guided paddling in small groups (according to ability) on the North Devon Coast with a professionally catered BBQ at Dyers Farm (near Braunton/Ilfracombe) on the Saturday night.
Full details on our website soon.
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Sat Jun 25, 2011 11:44 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: BCU Coastal Navigation - only £50
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Re: BCU Coastal Navigation - only £50

only a few places left.....
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Sun Jun 19, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: BCU Coastal Navigation - only £50
Replies: 1
Views: 156

BCU Coastal Navigation - only £50

Nige Robinson (of Sea Kayak Guides) and Rob McIntyre (of Sea Kayaking South West) are running the BCU Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning course on 1st July at the bargain price of £50 (plus BCU registration fee for those who want it). This is a great course for anyone wanting to sea kayak or surf...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Rough Water Sea Kayaking - Devon 29+30th June
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Rough Water Sea Kayaking - Devon 29+30th June

Sea Kayaking South West are running a Rough Water sea kayaking course on 29+30th June. Designed for those who are happy in a sea kayak in calm conditions but would like to improve their confidence in more rough conditions such as surf and tide races. Farmhouse accommodation can be provided at our ba...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Intromediate sea kayaking - 27+28th June Devon
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Intromediate sea kayaking - 27+28th June Devon

Sea Kayaking South West are running an Intromediate sea kayaking course on 27+28th June. Designed for those who have done a bit of kayaking before and want to improve their skills and confidence. Good preparation for 3*. Farmhouse accommodation can be provided at our base in North Devon - Dyers Farm...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:33 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Introduction to Sea Kayaking - June and July dates - Devon
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Introduction to Sea Kayaking - June and July dates - Devon

Sea Kayaking South West is running various introduction to sea kayaking courses throughout the year. Upcoming dates include 13+14th June, 18+19th June, 9+10th July, 11+12 July. 1 day and 5 day courses also available. No previous experience needed. All equipment will be provided. Farmhouse accommodat...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: 4* sea training Devon 2+3 July
Replies: 1
Views: 105

4* sea training Devon 2+3 July

Rob McIntyre of Sea Kayaking South West and Nige Robinson of Sea Kayak Guides are holding a 4* sea training course in North Devon July 2+3 with Coastal Navigation on the 1st July if needed. Accommodation and all equipment can be provided. This is a great course for those progressing from 3* standard...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Tue Jun 07, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning - 1st July
Replies: 1
Views: 122

Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning - 1st July

Nige Robinson (of Sea Kayak Guides) and Rob McIntyre (of Sea Kayaking South West) are running the BCU Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning course on 1st July at the bargain price of £50 (plus BCU registration fee for those who want it). This is a great course for anyone wanting to sea kayak or surf...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Thu May 12, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: sweet cheeks HELP WANTED
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Re: sweet cheeks HELP WANTED

Hiya. The sweet cheeks as I'm sure you know has tiny balls in you can move to whatever position suits - so if you are snug around the hips you can avoid extra padding there. You may find that to get enough extra under your seat to make you comfy will lift you up in the boat slightly though - making ...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Fri May 06, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Boat repairer needed !
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: Boat repairer needed !

Hiya,
Jo Line at http://www.boatrepaircentre.co.uk/ based in Weston Super Mare has always done brilliant jobs on my badly damaged kayaks. Give her a ring and I'm sure she can help.
Cheers
Rhoda
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Tue May 03, 2011 3:23 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Isles of Scilly May 21-28th sea kayak holiday
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Re: Isles of Scilly May 21-28th sea kayak holiday

Last minute price reduction now available. COntact us for details.
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Wed Apr 27, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Isles of Scilly May 21-28th sea kayak holiday
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Isles of Scilly May 21-28th sea kayak holiday

2 places left on Sea Kayaking South West's luxury sea kayaking holiday this May. Staying in Visit Britain 4* holiday home on St Marys. All equipment, boats and coaching (BCU 5* coach) provided. Paddle as much or as little as you like. Non paddlers and beginners welcome.
Full details on our website.
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Introduction to sea kayaking - April 26+27. Devon
Replies: 0
Views: 49

Introduction to sea kayaking - April 26+27. Devon

Sea Kayaking South West still has a few places left on its Introduction to Sea Kayaking 2 day course on April 26+27th. You are welcome to join us for just one of the two days. No previous experience necessary. All boats and equipment supplied.
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Isles of Scilly - luxury sea kayaking holiday
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: Isles of Scilly - luxury sea kayaking holiday

You are welcome to bring your own sea kayak - we can transport it with ours on the ferry from Penzance.
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Lundy Island Accommodation May 10-14th
Replies: 0
Views: 98

Lundy Island Accommodation May 10-14th

Sea Kayaking South West has booked The Barn on Lundy Island for a 4 night stay in May. May is when much of the wildlife, especially the birds, can be seen at their best. "The Barn, which was roofless when acquired by The Landmark Trust, is now a hostel for group bookings, at the centre of island lif...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: 16hr REC First Aid Course
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: 16hr REC First Aid Course

The course will be held at Dyers Farm, Nethercott, Braunton EX33 1HT - a beautiful 400 year old farmhouse. Farm house accommodation can be provided on site in twin rooms for £35 pppn which includes a help yourself continental breakfast.
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Sun Apr 10, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: 16hr REC First Aid Course
Replies: 1
Views: 108

16hr REC First Aid Course

Sea Kayaking South West are hosting a REC Level 2 first aid course on 11-12th June. This is a 16 hour course that is approved by the BCU and essential for anyone who is working towards their 5* leader and level 3 coach awards. The course will be taught by Owen Burson who is a very experienced BCU co...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:23 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Cag (or not) rash
Replies: 13
Views: 885

Re: Cag (or not) rash

Hydrocortisone cream - buy from any chemist. Apply just a tiny amount twice daily. Try and keep the dry suit neck seal well rinsed in fresh water (can tell I'm a sea paddler). If on a long camping trip - just a small dribble of drinking water on the neck seal of the drysuit each evening makes a huge...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Lundy Island Holidays
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Re: Lundy Island Holidays

Camping based Lundy sea kayak trips - May 7-10th and Sept 24-27th The Barn - bunkhouse sea kayak holiday - May 10-14th Luxury Villa sea kayak holiday September 27th - Oct 1st Travel to and from the island by ferry - we will have taken the sea kayaks over on the ferry so they will be waiting for you ...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Isles of Scilly - luxury sea kayaking holiday
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: Isles of Scilly - luxury sea kayaking holiday

Non paddlers welcome - we have a double if you want to enjoy the islands and the wildlife at its best - from the sea - but without the worry of how to paddle a kayak.
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:52 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Isles of Scilly - luxury sea kayaking holiday
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: Isles of Scilly - luxury sea kayaking holiday

For those with enough experience to do your own thing - we can provide sea kayaks, accommodation and advice - leaving you free to paddle as much or as little as you wish.
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Tue Mar 15, 2011 8:45 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Easter holiday on West Coast Scotland +/- 3* sea
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Easter holiday on West Coast Scotland +/- 3* sea

Stay B+B at the Glenuig Inn, with sea kayaks, kit and guides waiting for you on the waters edge just outside ready to explore the wonderful Sound of Arisaig, Loch Moidart and the islands of Rhum, Eigg and Muck. 3 star sea training and assessment can be included for those who want it. Full details on...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Long time WW 1st time sea kayaker seeks advice, new friends!
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Long time WW 1st time sea kayaker seeks advice, new frie

Hiya, If you like the look of any of our trips (both camping and accommodation based) in Devon/Cornwall, Scilly Isles, Lundy Island or West Coast of Scotland do feel free to contact us and we can discuss costs. We can provide top of the range sea kayaks and all the kit needed (although you can of co...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Mar 14, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Which Mid Range Paddle???^
Replies: 21
Views: 5693

Re: Which Mid Range Paddle???

Just a note - the ikelos mentioned above has a bigger blade area - my husband uses these - they are great but I would only suggest them if you have pretty beefy muscles. I find for most people - blokes included - the larger blade size puts stress on tendons after a long paddle. The full carbon foam ...
by SeaKayakingSouthWest
Mon Mar 14, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Which Mid Range Paddle???^
Replies: 21
Views: 5693

Re: Which Mid Range Paddle???

No - they are brilliant. I do recommend people wet the ends before putting then together, rinse them with fresh water whenever possible and avoid lubricants. Mine have been used and abused for years with no problems. Just got back from a week in Plas y Brenin where the Shuna is their sea kayak paddl...