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    Thanks all for your company on Sunday; I was...

    Thanks all for your company on Sunday; I was disappointed that I couldn't join you for the T on Saturday. We need this to be a spring / summer fixture!

    Great to see the video clips you posted...
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    I have a proper carbon racing canoe if you really...

    I have a proper carbon racing canoe if you really want one - just drop me a PM if you want to discuss. It's a solo rather than a tandem canoe so may not be what you want. I raced it last year in...
  3. I paddled this on Saturday with a large group and...

    I paddled this on Saturday with a large group and mix of craft and Dee on high. The tree under the bridge is ok to get round, but a couple of members of my party got caught out by a branch just under...
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    I remember a few years back that I looked at the...

    I remember a few years back that I looked at the Dart Loop with you guys and the river was massive - there was no one on it. I went and ran the Walkham and Tavy with a few others - the Walkham was...
  5. Thread: Vrynwy

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    A very big thanks to John, Nigel, Adrian and Matt...

    A very big thanks to John, Nigel, Adrian and Matt for their company on these rivers - it's a real pleasure to be able to paddle with such a competent and supportive group. This Vyrnwy trip was,...
  6. Pulk for Sale - Essential kit for arctic explorers and skiers with small children

    I have a pulk for sale, complete with harness.

    It looks like the one in this blog, but you can PM me for photos and I'll post some in a bit.
    ...
  7. Thank you for bringing a bit of sense to the...

    Thank you for bringing a bit of sense to the thread Old Man.

    However, those who are slagging off HSE guidelines should be aware that you have gone off on a tangent. I was using the above point to...
  8. As this is a forum I should be prepared for...

    As this is a forum I should be prepared for subjective statements like that. As it is, both I and the HSE disagree with you on that one. Check out the Manual Handlings Regs...
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    We didn't do shuttles on the Chassezac - you can...

    We didn't do shuttles on the Chassezac - you can paddle up and down river with no dramas, just get out and wade a bit :)
  10. Having run numerous rivers in my Royalex Zoom,...

    Having run numerous rivers in my Royalex Zoom, I'm able to steer my boat round the rocks and it continues to survive. Kelvin Horner ran a whole heap of the 'harder' stuff in his Royalex canoe too and...
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    They kept jumping in the river! I couldn't keep...

    They kept jumping in the river! I couldn't keep them out of it! The river itself can be a scrape in parts but because of the dam release and the the boat hire businesses there is a guaranteed flow.We...
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    Hi Babaton, I took my babies to the Chassezac....

    Hi Babaton,

    I took my babies to the Chassezac. I was a very novice canoeist then but we were able to camp on the banks of the Chassezac and the water was so warm that both my children took to...
  13. Thread: Dee/Banwy

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    Hmmmm..........I'm not sure its a 'half'...

    Hmmmm..........I'm not sure its a 'half' swim....it looks like a 'whole' swim to me ;)
  14. Thread: Dee/Banwy

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    ? I thought it was decided that Matto's last swim...

    ? I thought it was decided that Matto's last swim counted as a 'half swim'?;)

    This one was definitely a full swim!:)
  15. Thread: Dee/Banwy

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    Well Chris, Matto swam!!! It went a bit like...

    Well Chris, Matto swam!!! It went a bit like this....:swimmer: SMyikesannimSMralmaoSMralmao:D :D

    Yes thanks, new dry suit that will hopefully keep me dry when I swim! I was getting a bit fed up...
  16. Thread: Dee/Banwy

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    I think it's because I have the tail end of a...

    I think it's because I have the tail end of a cold, but I was feeling absolutely frozen so the seething mass of Serpent's Tail was happily bypassed and I was quite happy to run the Banwy rather than...
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    Another excellent blogg and pictures Mal, I think...

    Another excellent blogg and pictures Mal, I think you summed it all up very nicely. I've run the last rapid before in low water - it is amazing how the character of the rapid and the line down it...
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    What a great weekend! Fantastic rivers, ...

    What a great weekend! Fantastic rivers, excellent company, great accomodation and even the weather smiled upon us!

    Thank you Matto for organising us and making sure that the rivers had just the...
  19. Thread: Afon Cothi

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    Now that Is a lovely section ! The Teifi may also...

    Now that Is a lovely section ! The Teifi may also be worth a look.
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    No problem Matt - I hope it behaves itself for...

    No problem Matt - I hope it behaves itself for you and gets out more than it did when I owned it!
    Have fun! :)

    MM
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    Sorry guys, I've been out of signal all day! ...

    Sorry guys, I've been out of signal all day!

    Yes, provisionally sold to Ratbag. Ratbag you have a PM :)
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    Hi Ratbag - you have a PM.

    Hi Ratbag - you have a PM.
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    C1 - Robson Finkenmeister

    C1 Finkenmeister for sale, complete with spray deck.

    A link describing the craft is here:
    http://www.wwc.co.uk/product_view.php?id=511

    I've done nothing with it and am unlikely to. However,...
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    Have a good time all!

    Have a good time all!
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    Seriously? Maybe it was the 'all-in' that stopped...

    Seriously? Maybe it was the 'all-in' that stopped that suggestion in it's tracks. Cold maybe? It's a great idea and we should all do it next time.
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