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HOAC to Fisheries / Coy Carp
 
When & Where
Saturday 3rd June 2017 - 10.45am to 3.00pm (approx)
HOAC & Coppermill Lane, Harefield
Details
Following the AGM (starting at 10am) we will change and be ready for an 11.00am departure. We will paddle across the lake and then up the canal to the Coy Carp Pub where will break for lunch.
Parents / families may meet at the Coy Carp for lunch if they wish, else paddlers should bring and carry lunch in a waterproof container ETA at the Coy Carp between 12.30pm & 1.00pm.
After lunch we will practice basic white water skills at the Fisheries, and then paddle back to HOAC to be back and off the water by approx 3.00pm.
Competence
This is suitable for all paddlers with their 1-star. Paddlers should be both competent and happy capsizing with a spray deck.
Transport
You should arrange your own transport to HOAC.
Equipment
Personal Kayaking*
Cagoule / Dry-Cag / Semi-dry Cag Kayak
Wetsuit (optional) *see Note 2 Paddle
Warm top layers (will get wet) Spray deck
Swimwear Crash Helmet
Change of Clothes / shoes Buoyancy Aid
Towel Drinking water
Plastic Sack (for wet kit) Energy snack
Suitable shoes for water (water shoes or plimsolls) Sun Lotion (waterproof)
Note 1: Avoid water absorbent materials
Note 2: We do not recommend wet suits unless of the short-john type, as the arms and/or shoulder joints restrict and rub the skin when on a trip.
Leader
Click to send e-mail Paul Simmonds
Home: 01753 647209
Mobile: 07802 384600
HJCC Leaders are responsible for your children while on the water, but not off the water. Parents should either be present themselves, or make arrangements with other parents to take responsibility for their children when off the water.
Other Information
Part of the 2-star and 3-star testing requirements includes a relevant number of trips.
This trip counts towards these requirements.
The trip is about 3.5km in each direction.
How to get there
For parents/families joining us at the Coy Carp for lunch.
Take a left turn out of HOAC, and follow the road into Harefield.
At the roundabout in Harefield take a left turn and follow the road down the hill on over the bridge (single-way, traffic lights controlled). The Coy Carp is on your left.
Coy Carp, Coppermill Lane, Harefield, Uxbridge, Middx. UB9 6HZ
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