Helensburgh Canoe Club

Sea Kayak Trip Programme Summer 2012


Date                                    Location(Grade)                             Leader

W/E 5th/6thMay             Round Lismore(B)                            Contact Myles

Thursday 17th May            Loch Craignish & Dorus Mor (B)  Contact  Geoff Riddington89@hotmail.com

Week 3rd-9th June             Round Jura (A)                           Contact Hugh isentropical@virgin.net

W/E 23rd/24thJune            Beginners Camp, Loch Lomond(C)Contact Geoff Riddington89@hotmail.com

3 or 4 Days 1st July            Ulva, Staffa &Treshnish Ises (B+) Contact Hughisentropical@virgin.net

W/E 21st/22nd July            Loch Spelve (Mull) (B+)                 Contact Hugh isentropical@virgin.net

Week 12th-18th Aug          Minch Crossing and Shiants(A)      Contact Hugh isentropical@virgin.net

Sun 2nd September            Bass Rock(B)                                     Contact  Geoff Riddington89@hotmail.com

Week 8th October             South Turkey (Kos, Kevlova)(B)     Contact  Geoff Riddington89@hotmail.com

There will be paddles most Wednesday evenings throughout the summer.


Grade A: For experienced Sea Kayakers. Involves strong tidal streams and/or exposed water. Weather/risk assessment and passage planning familiarity essential.

Grade B: For anyone who has completed club Sea Expedition Training (3 Star Sea) or equivalent.

B+: As above but who have completed at least one Grade B exped.


Grade C: For anyone, including youngsters and families

There will be planning/briefing discussions for trips where necessary.

NB: As ever these trips are weather dependent and locations may be changed to more sheltered areas or, if the worst happens, trips cancelled.


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