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  1. Hello there Is the Canoe still for sale? ...

    Hello there

    Is the Canoe still for sale? Would you take 450? I would be coming down from the Lakes and so would need the extra pennies for fuel and the like.

    Cheers
    Dave
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    Paul, I decided to make my own kneeling thwart...

    Paul, I decided to make my own kneeling thwart and placed it just behind the bow seat, at the same hight (I am 6'2"). It is about 15 and the most comfortable boat I have paddled. I also find that...
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    I shall be there as I have been for the last...

    I shall be there as I have been for the last three years!! I will have to try and dig out the fairy lights to go over our tent again this year!!!
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    Gotta love swimming Wardens Gorge!!:swimmer: Was...

    Gotta love swimming Wardens Gorge!!:swimmer: Was more pleasant than I anticipated!!SMwhistle
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    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150400546937...

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150400546937555&ref=notif&notif_t=vi deo_comment

    Here is the video, which, although is not as Descriptive as the fabulous pics Mama Smurf has drawn, it does...
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    An epic story to sum up an epic day!! The art is...

    An epic story to sum up an epic day!! The art is some of the best I have seen!! Beats photos any day!!SMnana I had always wanted to swim the gorge so best get in it at the top, make the capsize...
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    I still have to fork out 200ish for two boats!! ...

    I still have to fork out 200ish for two boats!! Do you know of any being sold? I need to look in classifieds section really but I have not got time until the week end!!!
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    Canoe and Kit!!!

    I am happy to report that all boats are now accounted for and my kit was still with the boat, even after going over Haltwhistle weir (which should have destroyed the boat by all accounts)!! The boat...
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    The outcome!

    OK, so not good news on the challenge front. We had to abort early into the trip. About two miles in to be exact!! It was a comedy of errors and complacency (we all live on the banks of the South...
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    Aye that sounds about right. Thanks much.

    Aye that sounds about right. Thanks much.
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    IQ2 soon to be no more!!

    Having been to Brookebank in Carlisle, I am informed that the new boats coming into the country will no longer be fitted with the IQ2 system due to the issues that have been associated with the IQ2,...
  12. Sounds like a great idea!! Not too far to go...

    Sounds like a great idea!! Not too far to go either. Will have to see what I am doing with work but I am well up for the weekend!! Will be good to meet some new, like minded people. Hopefully I...
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    High Seats?

    Having paddled my mate new Legend, I found the seats to be at an almost ideal hight. I do not know if this is because I am a lanky git (my mate is also of the longer leg stature!) or if I just like...
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    The Wiers

    Aye thanks pal. We got them covered. The only thing we are not too sure on is the point at which the Tyne becomes tidal! We obviously want to get there at high tide to help but need to know where...
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    Have you tried the Mad River Legend 15?:nice_hat: I think that will tick quite a few boxes, and is, by some, considered the best compromise.:D Although you do loose quite a bit of stability on flat...
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    Alston to the Sea 24 Hour Challenge

    Hello all!!

    A few of the lads and I are going to attempt to paddle from Alston (Located near the source of the South Tyne) to the sea, within 24 hours, to try and raise 500 for the Everyman Male...
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    Seems to be working fine on my X10!! Looks good...

    Seems to be working fine on my X10!! Looks good too!
  18. Looks like a beautiful day for a paddle. I have...

    Looks like a beautiful day for a paddle. I have never paddled the Tees that far down other than with my kayak at the Barrage!:D Looks like a day out that the boys and I may have to do in the...
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