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  • M4 of 2020
    Nine Elms Reach - Victoria Rail Bridge - Isophase Lights
  • M3 of 2020
    Lambeth Reach - Charing Cross Rail Bridge - UAV (Drone) Survey
  • M2 of 2020
    Kings Reach - Cannon Street & Blackfriars Rail Bridges - UAV (Drone) Surveys
  • M1 of 2020
    Upper Pool - The Tower of London - 2020 Gun Salutes
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    Lower Pool - Wapping Police Station - Preparatory Works

Beachy Head – 5 Aug 2018

An email went out to the club on the Sunday 29 July when it poured with rain to see who was around a week later & interested to paddle. Wonderfully – Sunday 5th August turned out to be a lovely sunny day. Liza, Tudor & Fiona met to load up boats at Kew at 8am […]

Paddling into a Constable painting – 27-29 July

Harwich for the continent, Margate for the incontinent – as the saying goes. So Harwich it was. Four of us – Philippa, Richard, Liza and I – had been lured by the Essex backwaters, described by folk who know as one of the last wild places in southern England.

Our weekend had been prefaced by […]

CKC trip to Dartmouth: a weekend of rockhopping & wildlife spotting

Dartmouth trip – 28th  June – 1 July 2018

CKC returned to Dartmouth at the end of June & had two fabulous days of paddling. Tim, Richard H, Philippe, Phillipa, Fiona & visiting Danish paddler Jakob arrived Thurs eve at Sea View Campsite Devon. Jakob has kindly helped host CKC trips to Denmark in previous […]

CKC Poole harbour trip 15-18 June

CKC club trip to Poole Harbour organised by Liza. An over-riding feature of the weekend was a steady Force 4 wind from SW sometimes gusting to F5/F6. So we had stretching paddles within the harbour! On Saturday Izzy, Liza, Lorna, Janice, Paul, Jacqui, Richard H, Richard M, Fiona, Geors paddled and explored the Southern coastline […]

Summer Sunshine on Kew to Hampton Ct 26 May – GoCanoeing

Thanks to Tim, Richard, Philippa, Philippe & John for a lovely paddle down to Hampton Court in sunny weather. We clocked 22 miles for BC’s Go Canoeing week. Ice creams with dubious coloured sauces were consumed! We got to go over the Teddington rollers, and past many goslings & ducklings. Mad kayakers and Englishman go […]

Looking forward to summer paddles – GoCanoeing week

Paddling the Thames is always interesting during the year. Photo from a happy February paddle with Richard, Philippa, Geors, Janice & Fiona.

Now looking forward to warmth and longer hours of daylight! Do join Sat 26 May paddle to Hampton Court – celebrating GoCanoeing week.

 

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CKC AGM 22 Feb 2018 Agenda & Motions

CKC AGM

Thurs 22 Feb 2018 7pm onwards

Upstairs at The Nell of Drury pub, Catherine St, WC2B 5JS. 

 

AGENDA

Apologies for Absence Matters arising from the previous years minutes Chairpersons Report / Summary of the year Reports from Committee Members Presentation of CKC Accounts & appointment of auditor Review of the Club Membership fee (See […]

CKC hosts Adventurer & Sea Kayaker Freya Hoffmeister Mon 5 Feb 2018 eve, Chiswick, London

We have organised a great opportunity to listen to a incredible international paddler, Freya Hoffmeister… an amazing Woman – on Mon 5th Feb evening, short walk from Turnham Green tube station.

Freya’s London talk about the 1st Kayak Circumnavigation of South America…. an Amazing 27,000Km!!! will be the 1st event of her UK & Ireland […]

14-17 July Kayaking from Dartmouth

Thirteen CKCers had an excellent long weekend on the 14/15/16/17 July at Dartmouth.

The trip was significantly helped by members of the Dartmouth canoe club, (more properly the Yacht club as they are a section of that). So we were able to paddle from their base. We were all camping, most of us at a […]

Eastbourne to Barcombe Mills – 15-16 April 2017

Easter Saturday 15 April 2017 – Alex, Liza, Philippe and Fiona met just east of the Wish Tower in Eastbourne to go around Beachy Head to Cuckmere Haven, then Newhaven and then up through River Ouse to Barcombe Mills– as part of the London to Lands’ End paddling project!

Alex & Liza had already dropped […]