Night Swim Kayaking review

Night Swim Kayaking review

We all have our favourite kayaking disciplines: it could be the thrill of white water rapids; the excitement of the slalom competition or the unpredictability of the ocean… BUT is there more out there? Trawling through my emails one evening my eye was drawn to one sent by Lianne Hickling about supporting a long distance …

Sea Kayaking – a review from Chris.

Sea Kayaking – a review from Chris.

It’s not just river running here at Halifax – we go further afield than Yorkshire. Did you know that  a large percentage of our paddlers enjoy sea kayaking? Chris Hickling has reviewed the adventures of the sea kayakers so far this year: Anglesey Sea Kayak Symposium. The Anglesey Sea Kayak Symposium has been running for …

Tower Hamlets Trip

Tower Hamlets Trip

The unforgettable trip down the Thames was the brainwave of Dave Fuller, who started by organising the Tower Hamlets Canoe Club to come to Sowerby Bridge for a weekend on our white water course. The exchange was then set for us to go to London and paddle the Thames, not on a nice summers day …

Lower Wharfe river trip Report

Lower Wharfe river trip Report

Lower Wharfe river trip Report Paddlers: James freeman. Nigel Roades, Mike Highley & Paul Scarborough We set off from the club about 9.30 arriving at Bolton Bridge 11.40.  We found a great place to launch boats from but the nearby café owner was not pleased when asked if we could park. He suggested a layby …

My trip to Tully

My trip to Tully

I woke up early with my alarm ringing in my ears and I knew today was the day that I was heading to Scotland for my summer holiday. We packed the camper collected the boats and headed North with the Halifax crew in our usual camper van convoy. We stopped  at Tebay services for some …

Welsh Marches Canoe Trip 2013 review

Welsh Marches Canoe Trip 2013 review

Over the weekend of 12th, 13th & 14th July, members of Halifax Canoe Club and Pennine Canoe Club joined together in a variety of boats at Melverley in Shropshire to tour the Rivers Vyrnwy and Severn. Melverley, with its’ 15th Century timber framed church and Saxon font lies just above the confluence of these two …

French Alps – final update

French Alps – final update

The milometer says we’ve done just over 1000 miles, which includes an extra hour driving on a detour as route over the mountain col was closed for the day due to a cycle race (no not le tour – that’s next week). Anyway, the long drive over, its time for sunshine and white water! Lower Guil and the …