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Wednesday Thames Session

Kew Bridge Thames Session Wed 17 Nov 2021

Please arrive at The Arches closest to the river, on the North East side of Kew Bridge. Please arrive on time as this ensures that all have boats and kit ready so we can be on the water at the scheduled start time.

If you are running late or for other changes please text the session leader at least an hour before, if possible.

WHERE: Brentford Boating Arch, Kew Bridge: https://www.chelseakayakclub.co.uk/about-the-club/club-locations/

WHEN: Wed 17 Nov 2021, meeting time 12:30;  OTW (On The Water) 1pm   

We should be off the water 3.30pm (LATEST)

Grading: A

Kew Bridge: HW 13:26 GMT LW 21:54  GMT – see  Admiralty Easy tide for further details if required.

SUNSET after we are off the water

Session Leader:  Fiona

Please keep eye on forecast. Please bring your own cag or waterproof jacket if you have one and water & a snack for a mid-paddle break.

BEFORE SIGNING UP TO TAKE PART IN THIS SESSION YOU MUST READ IN FULL THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF THE CKC COVID-19 PROTOCOL: COVID-19

By signing up for this paddle – I agree and confirm that:

  1. I have read, understood, and agree to comply with the Club’s Covid-19 Risk Assessment and any Club guidance, communications, or policies related to Covid-19.
  2. I have sought answers to any and all questions I have regarding the Club’s position from the relevant Club officials.
  3. I confirm that I have not displayed any Covid-19 symptoms or to the best of my knowledge been in close contact with someone who has displayed symptoms in the last 21 days. If I develop symptoms within 14-days of paddling on this session I commit to must let the leader know. They will inform the rest of the group, without reference to your name.
  4. I understand that by attending the Club and taking part in Club activities I may be subject to an increased risk of exposure to Covid-19 and that by taking part in such activities I am accepting this increased risk.

SIGN-UP:

New members and guests are welcome when conditions and skills allow. If you are not a member, please email beforehand to confirm you can attend, so that your name is not removed from the list below. Please send an email to: info@chelseakayakclub.co.uk. Once you are confirmed as being able to paddle, please pre-pay the guest fee to the club bank account.

The session fee for a non-member guest is £15. For non-members, when you have a confirmed place, please transfer £15 to the club bank account (this is a “business” bank account):

HSBC Bank
Account name: Chelsea Kayak Club
Sort code: 40 02 32
Account number: 71526596

Please sign-up by 4pm on Tues 16 Nov 2021, if you would like a place and will require use of boats and equipment.

Max number of people: Leaders plus 6 others

The event have ended - no more registrations are allowed.

Total Attendees: 3

# Name
1. Gilly
2. phil p
3. Tudor

PLEASE NOTE: 

  • 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 Upper Tideway Navigation Rules .   See also The River Thames Recreational Users Guide – Teddington to Sea Reach  and  the  PLA Boating on the Thames page for further information.

  • LIGHTS ARE REQUIRED WHEN PADDLING AFTER DARK.  Please bring along your own waterproof torches if you have them. Use of club torches is possible, but a donation to the club will be required to club funds for batteries and ongoing replacement.

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

  • Neoprene spray decks and BA/PFD’s are available.

  • Please look after any kit that is borrowed – treat it with care and 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.