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By Erik Rasmussen
  • M65 of 2019
    Mortlake Reach (Upper) to Greenwich Reach - River Closure - Regatta London
  • M64 of 2019
    Kings Reach - Blackfriars Road & Rail Bridges - Arch Closures

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 […]

Margate to Kingsdown

Sat 16/17 August weekend saw the continuation of the paddle from London to Lands End. Alex, Liza and Fiona met to kayak from Margate towards Dover. After dropping (not literally!) kayaks off at Margate, Alex drove his car to Dover & came back on the train to Margate to enable a 1-way paddle. Over the […]

Hayling Island March 2017

A grey day was forecast with force 2-3 winds but it turned out to be slightly worse than expected with fog blanketing everything south of Guildford resulting in fairly poor visibility. Liza, Jonathon, Rob and I met at The Inn on the Beach shortly after 9.30 – it was chilly and getting on the water […]

Chelsea Kayak Club Western Highlands 2016

Lismore Lighthouse

Day 1 Friday 22/07/16 Falls of Lora

CKC started the 2016 Western Highlands “Mulvonachoan” expedition at Connel Bridge, just outside Oban, where Alex and Geoff were pitting themselves against the rapids at the Falls of Lora, on Springs, for a Friday evening pre-expedition warmup paddle. Miranda, Loz and John wended their ways […]

South Dorset trip September 10th-11th 2016

We started as a group of 8 for this trip and numbers dwindled as the adventure drew near leaving us with a core 4 who made it down the M3 through the wind and the rain to meet at the ‘High Street café’ in Swanage on the Saturday morning. As we set off west along […]