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Ken Oliver
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Sea Kayak Angler
Sea Kayak Angler

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Across the Humber
I was tasked with guiding a really nice chap across the Humber. He is making his way around the UK coast and this was to be his first crossing. Both his journey and the weather both came good on Tuesday evening. High water was around 9pm and of course river...

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River Tees - A Little Bit of Summer Water
With a little bit of rainfall over the northern Pennines this June the river has had enough water in it for a little journey. We headed to Cotherstone on Sunday morning and made ready. Anthony was going tandem with me and Fiona was paddling on her own in th...

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Brigham & West Beck
After yesterdays marathon trip on the Humber today was just a simple paddle trip with family and dear friend Roger.

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Humber by Open Canoe
I'd had my mind on this journey for quite a while, completed it many of times  in a sea kayak but never in a canoe. The forecast came good, light to moderate westerly winds and a small ebbing tide. Even with all my sea experience and knowledge anxiety was f...

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To the Pub
A quick change into kit after work and onto the river to catch up with Fiona and a chap called Leigh. It was Leigh's first time on a SUP board, he had done quite a lot of windsurfing so took to it straight away. A pint in the pub beer garden while the board...

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The Farnes Islands
Always one of our favourite trips, we try to visit the Farnes every year. We had quite a good weather window and of course some very big tides, the ingredients for a great trip. Fiona and myself launched from the beach near Bamburgh at low water and made ou...

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White Water Safety & Rescue Course
A pre-requisite to the canoe leader award, two days of essential training and whole heap of fun. Delivered by Ken Hughes on the Tees above Low Force, an intense couple of days training which included much bank and wet work. Brilliant Photos taken by Noddy C...

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Driffield Canal with the Dubbers
Sometimes its just nice to chill out on the water with family and friends..

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Another paddle Board Journey Home
Taking the opportunity while the weather is good and the river banks are not too over grown I paddled home once again..
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