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  1. Thread: River Rother

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    Thanks Matto, I got used to photobucket but have...

    Thanks Matto, I got used to photobucket but have run out of free space. I have flickr sorted now.
  2. Thread: River Rother

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    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612212961_5b...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612212961_5b666d7903_b.jpg

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612209351_4d511205b9_b.jpg
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  3. Thread: River Rother

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    Pictures (if it works) ...

    Pictures (if it works)

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/183754952@N05/48612212961/in/dateposted-public/
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/183754952@N05/48612365377/in/dateposted-public/...
  4. Thread: River Rother

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    I launched at Iden Lock today, just a mile up...

    I launched at Iden Lock today, just a mile up from Scots Float, unrestricted parking and fairly easy access to the water....
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    We collected a folding spray screen from Conyer...

    We collected a folding spray screen from Conyer and took it to Oare where her yacht is moored. hope that makes more sense.
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    Thanks for the heads up re. the OCA facebook...

    Thanks for the heads up re. the OCA facebook page, I have sent a request to join.

    Found myself in Conyer Creek on a rare visit to the north coast to make a delivery my daughter's yacht (still...
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    I have had some truly memorable days out on the...

    I have had some truly memorable days out on the North Kent waterways, ie. the Stour, Swale and Medway, thanks to people posting planned trips in the Meetings/trips/social section of the forum....
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    It looks like the weather gods were on your side...

    It looks like the weather gods were on your side for the trip and I wish I could have joined you but was on the Kent leg of our world tour, playing at the Woodchurch fete and the Warehorne Music...
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    Looks good, hope to see you there. Oh bum! I...

    Looks good, hope to see you there. Oh bum! I have a gig that afternoon so it looks like I will not be there after all.
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    Looks like the weed starts to grow around June,...

    Looks like the weed starts to grow around June, if you zoom out on that page the birds eye view shows the river completely clogged. Handy to know that the street view is dated but street view...
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    The wheat in the fields is still green so not...

    The wheat in the fields is still green so not that late, maybe June - July.
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    Coincidentally I was looking at the Wantsum on...

    Coincidentally I was looking at the Wantsum on google earth today, I cycled past the Reculver end on yesterday's 'cycle chat forum ride' and I thought it may be an interesting paddle. The google...
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    More marsh meandering on the White Kemp.

    A quick exploration of the White Kemp heading South from the A259 launch site. More pike infested water with a good variety of bird life and low banks for a better view.

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    That's a section of the Rother I have yet to do....

    That's a section of the Rother I have yet to do. Must get there some time soon. Is that you singing on the video?
  15. Thread: Conyer

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    Better add that open sea crossings are not for...

    Better add that open sea crossings are not for open canoes except in perfect conditions, I have an SOT or two for the sea.
  16. Thread: Conyer

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    And tides.

    And tides.
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    This paddle did involve a bit of limbo dancing...

    This paddle did involve a bit of limbo dancing under a pipe at one point.
  18. Thread: Conyer

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    If you are interested, other Ideas for paddles I...

    If you are interested, other Ideas for paddles I have yet to do include: Across the bay from Dungeness to Folkestone, Swale from Queenborough to Harty ferry, Stour - Ramsgate to Sandwich. These are...
  19. Thread: Conyer

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    I have launched there once when the southerly...

    I have launched there once when the southerly wind made the local south coast too choppy. I would like to do it again one day, including a visit to the Harty Ferry pub.
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    Romney Marsh, White Kemp Paddle.

    Launched near the Woolpack Inn, Brookland. Explored a new stretch of water that winds it's way towards Fairfield Church. Plenty of bird life but was most impressed by the size and quantity of pike...
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    I was in Canterbury yesterday so had a recce. The...

    I was in Canterbury yesterday so had a recce. The stream appeared to be flowing fast by the put in but I estimated it (very roughly) at less than 1 m/s (about 2 mph) by pacing out a floating twig,...
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    there are several car parks within 400 yards. I...

    there are several car parks within 400 yards. I may unload and then park in the Canterbury West station car park where the stay is not limited to 2 hours. The forecast is looking fairly good too.
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    I'ts been a while since I have been on a SOTP...

    I'ts been a while since I have been on a SOTP group paddle, I hope to join you on this if the fates allow, will be watching for updates. I have been on a commercial punt trip through the city, is...
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    Brrr cold hands with no gloves. Looks like they...

    Brrr cold hands with no gloves. Looks like they have removed the sunken car by Giggers Green bridge or it has sunk even below that low water level, I nearly rammed my canoe into it a couple of years...
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    Hello from just over the county border.

    Hello from just over the county border.
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