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  1. Pretty much anywhere on the coast is good - I...

    Pretty much anywhere on the coast is good - I like Penzance - Land's End - St Ives area best probably due to living / surfing / kayaking there for 26 years and the chance of meeting dolphins is also...
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    The only builder I know is in the far SW of...

    The only builder I know is in the far SW of Cornwall, he offers courses on building skin on wood kayaks although last time I mailed him he was about to launch an outrigger boat. I wonder whether he...
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    Wow some great ideas way better than the trolleys...

    Wow some great ideas way better than the trolleys I used to make out of huge pram wheels and a stack of wooden fish boxes back in the late 60s / early 70s although the big wheels were great on sand...
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    Hi Rob that sounds good, if you have any plans...

    Hi Rob that sounds good, if you have any plans for paddling give me a shout.

    I managed to mess the tides up again over on the east coast a week or so ago, the man-adventure / of-course-we-can...
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    What a lovely place to paddle I have not been up...

    What a lovely place to paddle I have not been up there for far too long, I really hope the weather holds up for your anniversary paddle.
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    I think that depends on how far you are willing...

    I think that depends on how far you are willing to carry a canoe, there are three access tracks, from the one in the middle on the West side it is only a few mins walk from road to water and there is...
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    We bought a Sea Eagle in 2006 it is still going...

    We bought a Sea Eagle in 2006 it is still going strong and has been a wonderful buy. It was the largest of their Explorers and can take about 380 Kg so no problems with loading for camping trips. I...
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    As far as I can gather you are not allowed to...

    As far as I can gather you are not allowed to paddle on Colliford lake but you can launch at the nearby Dozmary pool, it is rather small though too big for a giant to empty with a limpet shell. Keep...
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    I wish I had more time to sail these days, we...

    I wish I had more time to sail these days, we have tried using a kite from our Sea Eagle a few times - that is surprisingly effective and quite fun in narrow winding passages :-)
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    Congrats to you both, Cornwall has masses of...

    Congrats to you both, Cornwall has masses of coast and a fair few miles of river paddling. I spent 20 years living close to Land's End, the paddle from Sennen (30 mins) or Cape Cornwall (10 mins) out...
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    Good morning from Cornwall.

    Hi just joined, I have been paddling since I was 4 so for around half a century eek. I have had loads of craft in the past, surf skis, Open canoes, kayaks, rowing boats, sailing dingy etc. I...
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