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    Hi pporsche, thanks for the info. I see some...

    Hi pporsche, thanks for the info. I see some fierce eddy lines on the river sometimes especially around the Wharf,is there a particularly current there ?
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  3. BELLOWHEAD tickets. Cardiff, 21st November

    BELLOWHEAD tickets. Cardiff, 21st November
    I've got two tickets too see Bellowhead in Cardiff at the Coal Exchange on Monday 21st November, starting at 7:30pm.

    I bought these a couple of months...
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    Broads

    Oh, it will be later in the summer I suppose before we are ready for the tour.

    Yes please, it would be great to know camping spots beforehand. I've bivvied myself on a few nights in various...
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    Broads

    Thanks for that Nigel, I'll get the relevant OS Sheet and take a look at the places you've cited. Sounds like a good trip. When is 1/2 term now ? End of Feb ?
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    Norfolk Broads, Canoe-Camp

    I know CanoeMan.com (or something like that) has routes for this sort of thing, but they seem to be centred on a single camp site, and are day trips from there.

    I am looking for a touring holiday...
  7. Ikea .... more

    Oh, I forget that..... .when it was time to pay the balance, I rang the call handler to see what I needed to do... they said, "go to the shop, anyone there will be able to take your payment".........
  8. Ikea Kitchen...... don't waste your money

    In July I ordered a new kitchen from Ikea in Cardiff. Wish I hadn't bothered. So far:-

    It's about 10 weeks late being finished,

    Had damaged items installed,

    I've been charged over £300 for...
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    Sea kayaking

    Well, thanks for all the help so far guys... I've just finished the "Introduction to Kayaking" course ar Plas Y Brenin, and what a great time we had there.... paddled all sorts of kayaks, and now...
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    Wren

    Looking at your pics, the plywood canoe I had last year was a Wren too. I found it was OK when I was in it on my own, and so could anticipate the way she would move when I leaned or tipped her, but...
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    I agree with the above. You'd be crucified if you...

    I agree with the above. You'd be crucified if you paddled there now.
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    ? the Pins (red?) pull out and twist. then...

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    the Pins (red?) pull out and twist. then the peddles slide Very powerful spring. designed for rudders the plates flip forwards if not used. (never needed rudder or skeg on a seayak!)

    Yep....
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    I've read a couple of books on sea kayaking...

    I've read a couple of books on sea kayaking recently, one of which berates rudders. Claiming that they just get in the way more than they help. I don't know. I'll paddle it a bit and see how I get on...
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    Brookbank Canoes have in fact today just...

    Brookbank Canoes have in fact today just confirmed they are the same as the current model, and can supply both for £31.95 incl p+p, so I've done that.

    I will check out the link though, as I am...
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    Footrests. - These have a locking piece on the...

    Footrests. - These have a locking piece on the outer end of the spindle. It pulls out to move a locking pin from a circular hole in the track. Once released, you can move the rest up or down the rail...
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    Aye that sounds about right. It looks like it...

    Aye that sounds about right. It looks like it might have had a rudder, because there are two let-outs in the rear hatch where two sheaths pass through. The foot rests do flop, or would if they...
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    Sea Kayak Questions

    Yes, I know this is probably the wrong website for this, but I've always had good feedback, and I can't get on the canoekayak forum because of the fire wall !

    Anyway, I have just bought a second...
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    Good info Doug - thanks. I've been reading a...

    Good info Doug - thanks.

    I've been reading a bit about the access rights in Wales, and have sort of given up the idea of freshwater paddling as I really don't want to get involved in arguments or...
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    Another Which Canoe Thread

    Hi Guys.

    What are your thoughts on this ?

    I now have space for a new canoe. I have the choice of a Robson Brooks 16 Prospector, or a sea/touring kayak.

    Here are the pros and cons…… .I’d...
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    Hmm had a quick squirt through those earlier and...

    Hmm had a quick squirt through those earlier and didn't appear to be anything close by........ will check again. Thanks.
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    Open Canoe Hire, South Wales.

    Does anyone know where I might hire a 16' open canoe for a day, so I can see if my mutt will be ok on the sea with one ?

    After the Welsh Canoe and Kayak Show on saturday, I am convinced on what...
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    Ray Mears and Bears.....

    Was watching this and the whole lot went sideways just after he saw the Black Bear ripping salmmon heads off.... .the telly just went blank... no signal on any channel.... .was it just me ?...
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    I cycled past here the weekend before last when...

    I cycled past here the weekend before last when the 8's were putting in.... the whole area was fenced off with site security fencing, so there was no way anyone not related to the rowing club could...
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    River Tawe, River Neath

    Can anyone tell me where I can put my kayak in the water to paddle the tidal bits of these rivers ?
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    Now gone

    My Canoe has now gone to a good home in Monmouth......
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