Non Blog do da's

No blog dod da's contains all the other various bits and pieces that don’t fit into my main (b)log. I hope some of this information is useful.

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Valley Deck Towline

For me, choosing between a waist mounted towline and a deck towline was an easy choice; having had a prolapsed disk in my lower back my past, there is no way I am letting my back take the strain when towing someone. It is much easier to let the boat do the work and...

Camaes Bay - Lisa Greene

Incident Management

I've put together some screens on Incident Management that I gained from Sea Kayaking Cornwall's Incident Management Training, October 2017. I hope you will find this useful and maybe you will learn something new. Click on the links to find out more....

Downloads

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Coaching

Fancy trying out sea kayaking, or want to progress your skills further, or maybe do some guided trips? Then take a look at these providers, all of whom can provide the best training, wisdom, guiding and lots of fun! These guys are the best and are all highly recommended....

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Valley Gemini SP

Valley Gemini SP

I was recently very fortunate to be lent a Valley Gemini SP, by Valley in Nottingham. As you can see from the pictures below it is a lovely looking boat with a blue glitter top and a funky white stripe. The Gemini SP is at the opposite end of the length scale to my...

Tidal Planning

In part 1 of my tidal planning guide, I will use a tidal stream atlas to plan a crossing from the Isle of Man to Scotland. In part 2, I will plan a crossing using tidal diamonds...

Valley Sirona 16.1 (sold)

I've owned it since buying it new in May 2019. It has a red top with white hull. I bought it to do my leadership training/awards in as I needed something a little more agile than my Valley Etain 17-7! I've replaced the deck lines with reflective deck lines, filled out the area behind...

Why not have a Go at Sea Kayaking?

If you have ever fancied giving Sea Kayaking a go there are plenty of opportunities to give it a try, all around out coasts, even inland! You don't need any previous kayaking or canoeing experience. As for equipment most can provide you with all of the kit you need. Just get in touch with...

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