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By Erik Rasmussen
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Xmas paddle

Sun 8th Dec – Christmas paddle followed by drinks near Kew Bridge
  • 2pm – Meet at Kew Bridge (high tide at 1.30pm – neap tide)
  • 2.30pm – on the water
  • 4.30pm – back at Kew Bridge
  • 5pm – Pub nearby for drinks and nibbles
*Strongly encouraged to wear a Santa hat, sing carols and decorate your kayak with fairy lights… Bring Christmassy nibbles/drinks.
All members who have passed BC Discover Award welcome. If you are not sure about your level – please contact leader. Members with own kayaks – do bring them too.

WHERE: Brentford Boating Arch, Kew Bridge (North-East side of the road bridge) w4 3NG (near Kew Bridge rail station)

Kew HW: 1.30pm

CKC Leader: Fiona O79S7 l8O9OI  

SIGN-UP below:

Max number of paddlers = 6 until another leader says they can paddle too

Name is mandatory


Fields marked with a '*' are mandatory

Total Attendees: 1
# Name Phone
1. Charlie 07979804028


  • These sessions are not suitable for people with no or limited paddling experience you must meet our minimum prerequisites please refer to Trip and Session Guidelines.

  • Please make sure you read the Port of London Authority’s (PLA’s) Paddling on the Tideway – A Code of Practice for Paddling on the Tidal Thames 2017.  You may also refer to The River Thames Recreational Users Guide – Teddington to Sea Reach for further information.   See also CKC Guide to the Thames Rowing Zones.

  • LIGHTS ARE REQUIRED WHEN PADDLING AFTER DARK.  Please bring along your own waterproof torches if you have them.

  • Follow any specific instructions that are given by the session leader, such as getting on the water and group management.

  • Neoprene spray decks are available.

  • Please look after any kit that is borrowed – treat it as if it is your own.

  • Consider bringing a snack & bottle of water with you – especially in periods of warmer weather given the distances that are covered on the session.

  • 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.