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    Well, thank you Chris and Kerry. The Tyne was...

    Well, thank you Chris and Kerry.
    The Tyne was risked and did well with my eldest (20). It was not possible to contact the Malton and Norton Canoe Club as there was a problem with their website and I...
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    Thank you very much. Got it. Now watch it rain...

    Thank you very much. Got it. Now watch it rain old ladies with sticks as they say in Wales.
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    dear All, The Malton and Norton...

    dear All,
    The Malton and Norton Canoe Club have a website that bars my entry. Would any kind soul be able to advise me of an access point at Old Malton on the Derwent for the trip to...
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    Dear Kerry, thank you very much...

    Dear Kerry,
    thank you very much for the reply. I shall be going to Kirkbymoorside to see the aged parent on Friday and hope to take my eldest paddling on Saturday. The Malton to...
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    Dear Soapytwist, How...

    Dear Soapytwist,
    How went the repair to the bow reinforcing canvas?
    Malcolm Tierney
  6. Dear Shuggy, The rudder...

    Dear Shuggy,
    The rudder points are there but not visible in the photographs as all the shots bar one are of the bows and the one of the stern appears to have a piece of black...
  7. Dear Shuggy, The rudder...

    Dear Shuggy,
    The rudder points are an aluminium casting riveted to the skin as is the bow painter mounting.
    Regards,
    Malcolm Tierney
  8. If you have any other flat water suggestions with...

    If you have any other flat water suggestions with minimal or no portages then I am quite biddable.
  9. Dear Simon, You must have read my mind because...

    Dear Simon, You must have read my mind because buried beneath the Tyne Prefect heading makes this rather less than visible. I promisedTony and assisted paddle as Tony who sold me his Tyne is now 74 (...
  10. Dear All, The CT1 sample has failed...

    Dear All,
    The CT1 sample has failed but the pvc stuck with Stormsure is still sound.
    Anon,
    Malcolm
  11. P.S. Were we not supposed to meet up at some...

    P.S. Were we not supposed to meet up at some point?
    I am still game.
    Andre, Ian, how about it? Tony has sold his Tyne double to me and I have promised him an assisted paddle so this could be...
  12. Dear All, Here we go again. The...

    Dear All,
    Here we go again.
    The CT1 seam is still watertight.
    Another sample has been made up with nylon reinforced pvc. This has a seam secured with Stormsure. The pvc has been...
  13. Dear All, It has been a while....

    Dear All,
    It has been a while. having acquired Tony's 1968 Tyne (My first was from 1958) the first one went well and truly on to the back burner. Having been givena Granta with a...
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    Dear All, I must apologise to the...

    Dear All,
    I must apologise to the good people of North Yorkshire for the god awful Easter weather. I feel responsible for deigning to take my 1968 two man folding Tyne kayak oop North...
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    Thank you very much. Now, dare I risk my Tyne...

    Thank you very much. Now, dare I risk my Tyne folder?
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    Thank you for the above. Whilst I live in London...

    Thank you for the above.
    Whilst I live in London at Easter I shall be visiting my mother in Kirkbymoorside with the offsprung. I was speculating as to whether it would be worthwhile packing my two...
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    River Rye, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

    The Canoe And Kayak Map Of Britain gives the impression that one can paddle the River Rye Eastwards from Helmsley. Does anyone know if this is possible at this time of year (late March early April)...
  18. Pbk20

    This is a lovely PBK20.
    I built two of these over the last two years and I sympathise with some of the more awkward operations in the building of these boats.
    I used canvas for the hull skins and...
  19. Dear All, The Tyne has made a few...

    Dear All,
    The Tyne has made a few voyages and fun has been had but I learned that my Tyne dates from 1958. The skin parted on a recent voyage. This was stitched back together and...
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    Dear Luke, I know that it was...

    Dear Luke,
    I know that it was quite some time ago that this thread went quiet but it seems that there may have been something overlooked. I hope that you still have your Tyne. Would...
  21. Dear All, The nettle has been...

    Dear All,
    The nettle has been grasped and the rubber reinforcement pulled from the stern revealing a tale of horror or at least sticky failed rubber and dead impact adhesive. This has...
  22. Dear All, I would like to add a...

    Dear All,
    I would like to add a couple more observations. Firstly I applied duck tape liberally after I first painted the hull atop the existing failed rubber. A few months later when...
  23. Dear All, I can report good news...

    Dear All,
    I can report good news from the jaunt on the Basingstoke Canal. Whilst paddling nothing came in amidships or forward. for the first time my daughter Sophia and I used the...
  24. Dear All, It has been a while. I...

    Dear All,
    It has been a while. I though it would be a good idea to give some updates. The Gummipaint sample failed after over a year of immersion. Does anyone's kayak stay afloat that...
  25. Dear All, The samples of cordura...

    Dear All,
    The samples of cordura nylon stitched with cotton and sealed with Seamgrip along with the sample painted with Gummipaint and satin silver multi surface paint remain...
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