Latest KCC Update

Update time, and its a long one…

2009 Fees – Its time to open your wallets again. You should have received an e-mail from the treasurer with a membership form. If you haven’t then please contact Andy Newell.

New Trasher – There’s a new Trasher out, grab it from the web site as usual. if you can’t remember the password then let me know and I’ll tell you. If you haven’t paid your 2009 fees this will be the last Trasher that you receive. 

Also if you’ve been up to anything interesting paddling wise or have anything you want communicating then please consider writing something to be included in the Trasher. Let the Editor know at .

Goings on – If you have any dates for trips and or courses you would like added to the cub calendar then please let me know. The calendar is here if you’re interested.

Would anyone be interested in a Club trip to HPP when it’s been refurbished? let me know.

Monthly Meeting, Wednesday 1st April in the Fox Inn, Steventon. Come along and see what’s going on.

Lost Paddles – Ashley Mead has lost his paddles at Hurley. They are orange bladed Werners, Any info on the whereabouts would be gratefully received. there’s a picture of them above.

Sunday Morning Paddling – Just a reminder that there is usually a contingent of paddlers out on Sunday mornings starting from the club hut at 0930. If you fancy popping along then check with Neil Murton, Louise Royle or myself to confirm that someone will be their especially if you want access to the club kit.

Blastathon – Provisional date is Sat 13th June, keep the date free.

Dragon Boats – This year will be on 10th May, volunteers needed to man a stand. Anyone want to put a team together to race should contact Dave Surman.

For Sale –  Lee Gill has an Pyranha Inazone 240 (£200) and Louise Royle has small Pyranha Burn for sale.

Scotland Photos – If anyone would like a collection of all the photos from Octobers Scotland trip on a CD please let Fred Wondre know

Wednesday Evening Paddling – Paddling from the hut seems to happening already on Wednesday evenings but will be more organised once the clocks change and the evenings become lighter. A rota of helpers will be put together soon, volunteers are required!

Adventure Plus Westminster Canoe Challenge  These guys will be storing their boats on our site on Easter Monday (13th April) as they make their way from Witney to Westminster raining money for Adventure Plus. If you’d like to join them for any part of their trip let me know and I’ll put you in touch.

Commercial Break – I seem to receive a large number of e-mails advertising coaching course, arranged trips and accommodation. If your interested in anything like this let me know and I’ll search through what’s turned and send anything interesting on. Also get a few boat for sale ads as well. Recently we received:

Welsh Canoe and Kayak Show – taking place on Saturday 25th April at Cardiff Marine Village.

There will be over 50 paddling brands present and over 150 different models of boat that can be tried and tested on the river.

Nottingham Paddlefest – The Nottingham Paddlefest takes place on the 28th and 29th March at Holme Pierrpont National watersport centre. There will be a huge range of taster sessions for beginners plus workshops and coaching sessions for the more experienced paddlers. Talks, films and demonstrations such as the National Student rodeo will be showing all weekend, so there will be something for everybody to watch and take part in.

The UK River Rescue Symposium – This has been cancelled due to low registrations.