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Taster2019


WHAT: Thames Taster Session
An introductory session with an opportunity to try Kayaking on the Thames, on the day, with no tide, aimed at those with zero or very little Kayaking experience.

WHERE: Brentford Boating Arch, Kew road Bridge (North-East side, near Kew Bridge station)

WHEN: Sunday 29th Sep. 2019 (choose your preferred timeslot)
9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
4.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.

N.B. registrations for more than 1 session per person will be invalid.
More sessions may be released the first week of September, subject to availability.

 

Session leader: Fiona

SIGN-UP:

Please sign-up if you would like a place.

 

9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m
Max number of paddlers = 6 per session


Name is mandatory


Mobile

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Total Attendees: 1

# Name Phone
1. hzvhqw 88267058647

1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m
Max number of paddlers = 6 per session

Name is mandatory


Mobile

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Total Attendees: 0

# Name Phone
No attendees found.

4.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m
Max number of paddlers = 6 per session

Name is mandatory


Mobile

Fields marked with a '*' are mandatory

Total Attendees: 1
# Name Phone
1. Lorna 07979700455

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Please arrive at the Centre 30 minutes before the scheduled “on-water” start time. This ensures that all have boats and kit ready so we can be on the water at the scheduled start time.
  • Please be aware kayaking is a sport with inherent risk
  • All paddlers must be able to swim 50 meters
  • Please wear clothes & shoes you are happy will get wet, bring a waterproof bag to keep your valuables dry when kayaking, and if you own waterproof trousers please bring them to wear in the kayak.
  • Please bring a change of clothes in case you get wet that you can put on after the session.
  • Guest paddlers need to sign a guest registration form.
  • Follow any specific instructions that are given by the session leader, such as getting on the water and group management.
  • Please look after any kit that is borrowed – treat it as if it is your own.
  • Consider bringing a bottle of water and a snack.
  • Even when in a group with an experienced paddler, everyone on the river is responsible for their own safety, keeping a look out and navigating in a correct manner to avoid collisions or causing a collision, etc.
  • Failure to comply with PLA rules can result in you being fined £5,000.
  • Paddling on the tidal Thames isn’t suitable for complete beginners.
  • Rules for paddling on the Thames: