BCU – 1 Star Training and Assessment – 8th and 29th October 2016

Anthony & Martin will coach BCU 1 Star course over 2 Saturdays in October the 8th & 29th 10:00-14:00. Plus a little wet-work in the Isleworth pool timings TBC

This training will be focused on developing the foundation skills and enabling paddlesport progression towards 2/3 Star.

10 places are available, priority to Edge club members as always, cost £50 covers both Saturdays, training & assessment, £100 for non Edge members if places are available.

Meeting point on the River Brent/Canal 100M past the pontoon you will see the blue gated slipway & containers at the top. Good to go on the water for 10:00 please, changing facilities are available if required.

For information check it out on facebook : http://www.facebook.com/events/1271385762880966/


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Thames Kayaking Session – Beginner Friendly

Total Price for trip is £25, for 3 hours includes: coaching, boat, paddle & lifejacket – £10 nonrefundable deposit at time of booking remaining £15 cash on the day

We will meet at 11:30 prompt & aim to be on the water for 12:00, the session will be a journey on the Thames towards Barnes taking approximately an hour where we will have a break off the water, then return to Kew Bridge finishing by 14:30.

Dress prepared to get wet….  ideally wear man-made fibres that do not hold water such as sports clothing/rash vest/neoprene please do not wear denim or knitwear that will retain water. Footwear – wetsuit boots or old trainers you don’t mind getting wet & dirty. Changing and showering facilities are available.

Nearest train is Kew Bridge. Nearest tube is Gunnersbury, bicycles can be left in the boat arches, on road car parking on an availability basis. Allow for heavy traffic if coming by car or bus.

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Edge and Chelsea’s Christmas party extravaganza 2016

We are very pleased to celebrate the end of a wonderful 2016 and Christmas with Chelsea kayak club at the Weir Bar in Brentford. Saturday December 10th at 6.30pm. The menu is attached here: (I hope you can see it) I will also post it on the Edge Facebook page. 

Important bits of information:

1. If you would like to join us, please can you pay £12. You will be unable to RSVP without this. 

2. We need to pay the deposit for the party by Friday midday so please be prompt. 

3. We will need to pay the balance on the day of the christmas party (£12 if you order two courses and £15 if three courses). 

4. I will collect your food orders closer to the date so that we can pre-order.

5. In the interest of mingling between groups I will be organising some specialised seating arrangements and a Secret Santa (more details later). 

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Saturday – Beginners Thames Kayaking

Total Price for trip is £25, the £10 online payment is the Deposit, pay £15 cash on arrival.(if you have any problems paying because you’re using a mobile device, then message me).

From Kew Bridge we shall paddle up the Thames, past Kew Gardens and Syon Park, to Richmond, take a refreshment break and then back to Kew Bridge again by approx 5-30 p.m.
In the boat wear sporty clothing that will dry easily if splashed (i.e. no jeans). Old trainers, deck shoes or crocs are good. Also a baseball cap or similar is useful if sunny. 
Bring a towel and a change of clothes incase you get soggy.

Nearest train is Kew Bridge. Nearest tube is Gunnersbury. Bicycles can be left in the boat arches. Allow for heavy traffic if coming by car or bus.
The boat arches are on the northern back of the Thames, under Kew Bridge, facing Strand-on-the-Green. If you have any last minute problems call me on 07900 895 237.

See you there, Peter

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