Brixham Night Paddle

T’was a dark and quiet night. A gentle breeze skipped slowly over the sea which lapped gently against the shore (and sea wall…) A small group of interestingly dressed people had congregated in a local gathering place (car park) with strangely shaped boats. The scene had intrigued many people who enquired as to the events […]

Falmouth Camping Weekend – July 21st / 22nd

11 eager paddlers arrived at Tregunwith Farm, Mylor at various times from Friday afternoon, to early Saturday morning.  This weekend was the start of the school summer holidays, but no one experienced any problems with holiday traffic. We had glorious sunshine for our weekend and set off early on Saturday morning from Mylor Yacht Harbour […]

Charmouth and Lyme Regis

A small group of us met at the club where I, as a new member, was introduced to everyone.  We then grouped together to car share.  We met the others in the car park in Charmouth, which brought back memories as I use to come here as a child, and it had also recently appeared […]

Lee Bay paddle – June 24th

This was advertised as beginners sea paddle along the north Devon coast from Lee Bay to Combe Martin. There was a lot of interest and a total of 13 paddlers attended ranging from 1*/paddlepower to 4*. We were blessed with a beautiful warm sunny day and a light easterly breeze when we descended on the […]

Saltford Junior Paddle

On Saturday 12th May we took 16 of the Club’s junior members age from 9 to 16 to Saltford. After an early start at the boatshed, we gathered the boats and equipment then loaded the club trailer and a few car roofs. It took quite a while to get 16 children and 5 adults on […]

The Bantham Swoosh

The group met at 12.00hrs to organize the Tidal Road car shuttle to Bigbury-on-Sea where we would finish. At High Water (HW), in perfect sunshine, we slowly paddled with the current down the gentle Devon River Avon toward the sea. There were numerous pauses in the paddling to chat and take in the beautiful scenery. Beyond […]

Two go to Lundy

After days avidly scanning any weather forecast we could find, from the BBC to Windfinder by way of Magic Seaweed, it finally seemed they were all in agreement and a paddle out to Lundy and back was on for the weekend of 21st and 22nd of April. Having spent the Friday afternoon packing everything needed […]

Our First Paddle with the Clevedon Canoe Club

On a balmy day in early May, my 9 year old boy and I ventured out on our first trip outside the confines of the swimming pool. Sam is 9, and it was to be his first trip out on ‘real’ water. We were lead by Gary Neath, and accompanied by 10-12 other experienced paddlers.  […]

Studland Bay – March 31st

Studland Bay trip – A first timer sea paddler’s report This was an exciting day for me as this was my first sea trip, and the reason I joined the club. It was early start, but not as early as Rad’s, who had driven down from Worcester and then car-shared with me. I was glad […]

The Torbay non-paddle Feb 4th 2018

There were just three intrepid paddlers for this trip – Pam and Ian Downing, and Annette Colbourn accompanied by Brian Colbourn hoping to have a good walk. On arrival at Meadfoot Sea Road in Torquay, we discovered that the Slipway was severely storm damaged and closed off.  The winds were very strong and blowing directly […]