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  1. If out at all on Sunday it will be at 4 Mile...

    If out at all on Sunday it will be at 4 Mile Bridge. Hope you all have a good day
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    I've been once, great fun, tried again defeated...

    I've been once, great fun, tried again defeated by some odd reason. Have it in the diary to try again this year.
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    I would think probably so. But you would need to...

    I would think probably so. But you would need to do it OC1 or Kayak as it is very narrow in places, and shallow, so perhaps some portaging. Certainly from well above Kingston centre, and there is an...
  4. I have no proof, but I think the foam is "closed...

    I have no proof, but I think the foam is "closed cell", so there should be no pathway through. My Old town lives upside down in the open, and is drilled for airbags and stuff. It seems to hold water...
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    Hi (I guess) Peter. I have, in a long and not...

    Hi (I guess) Peter. I have, in a long and not very illustrious career, been a C1 and C2 White Water Racer (a considerable time ago). Apart from a brief membership of Royal, I have had little contact...
  6. 403778 as shown on BYT's post. I knotted my loop...

    403778 as shown on BYT's post. I knotted my loop ends together in the boat so as not to put the load resistance just on the fitting, then attached the swim lines to the end loop. Others knot the...
  7. There are plastic fitting for pipe outlets on big...

    There are plastic fitting for pipe outlets on big boats, Cross section vertical like a T the stem of the T is a tube and is threaded and a nut runs up it, holding the top of the T tight up to the...
  8. Thanks to speedy work by Blackwater Valley CC and...

    Thanks to speedy work by Blackwater Valley CC and the owner I can reveal that the black canoe we all noticed was a Robson Brooks in Amerilite.
  9. Thread: Herring Gulls

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    The Typo may be quite accurate

    The Typo may be quite accurate
  10. More than somewhat belated.......many thanks for...

    More than somewhat belated.......many thanks for a pleasant paddle, with some very nostalgic boating but not canoeing chat.
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    Realise I will be somewhere else!! Sorry You...

    Realise I will be somewhere else!! Sorry

    You could start from Warsash or hamble and malke it to avove the bridges. Must do that myself one day.
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    Yes, interested, though If I was down there at...

    Yes, interested, though If I was down there at that time I might be seduced by watch the yachts goint out for the winter serries for nostalgia. I'll keep in touch.
  13. My Tupperwsre will be the dispensed packageing...

    My Tupperwsre will be the dispensed packageing from the Shell garage en route
  14. Happy to make the Tannery. Needless to say won't...

    Happy to make the Tannery. Needless to say won't be cooking!
  15. Could be me, first paddle after back strain. I...

    Could be me, first paddle after back strain. I lean towards the Tannery 'cos its much nearer
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    Duck feet Helmed from 12 metre to 2.4m keel boat,...

    Duck feet Helmed from 12 metre to 2.4m keel boat, owned micro cupper, mintonner, half tonner, sailed dinghies from 49er to Oppy and most inbetween. But we are very far off the target on here. See...
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    THat would be right, but is late August "winter",...

    THat would be right, but is late August "winter", but its enough for me.Razorbills and guillemots they are then.

    I like birds, but I know little about them. I like boats and have an encyclopedic...
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    I've now spent a bit of time following threads....

    I've now spent a bit of time following threads. Amazingly little film of the birds afloat, but finally found a clip which shows both afloat. and together. Razorbills are um, certainly, but the...
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    OK, lots of info. So here is what I think I saw....

    OK, lots of info. So here is what I think I saw. Lines of birds travelling in a line perpendicular to their line of travel, pretty equally spaced about 3-4 bird lengths apart. generally going up...
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    I should have given a date. 27th August. Is that...

    I should have given a date. 27th August. Is that too early for winter plumage? and I was quite a long way out, far too far to distinguish vehicles on the shore for example (and too far right now...
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    Thanks all. I am constatly amazed at the...

    Thanks all. I am constatly amazed at the knowledge held by members on this site. More to follow when the cycling is over.
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    Duckfeet. I can only assume that either a) you...

    Duckfeet. I can only assume that either a) you have no children or grandchildren or b) you've been very iunlucky with what you've got. My lot have paddled my boats, sailed my boats, gone on their...
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    Calling sea going ornithologists

    I know this should be on a seas kayak thread, but I'm not on the approriate sites.

    In another life I sail dinghies. I was proceeding from Traeth Bycham to Llandonna, then to Ynys Dulas off...
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    One of the boats I have owned is a Bob Special....

    One of the boats I have owned is a Bob Special. It was light, easy to manoevre, stable, pretty. It was terrible in really rough water (the Tay Descent in flood) but you won't be doing that.

    Meets...
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    Having had a few boats, and tried a lot more, you...

    Having had a few boats, and tried a lot more, you might be searching for things that don't exist. Lightness, stability, conveience , robustness, cheapness, availibility, all interact in canoes....
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