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by eddieoshea
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: Eastern Seaboard Meet - 29, 30 June & 1 July 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 14966

Re: Eastern Seaboard Meet - 29, 30 June & 1 July 2018

Thanks to Dave for all his work in organising the weekend and encouraging and cajoling everyone to come along. We are looking forward to welcoming all to Portrane. Camping in a large private field 300m from the beach with basic camping facilities; space for tents, parking, running water and latrine,...
by eddieoshea
Fri Jul 22, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: ISKA Committee
Topic: ISKA Committee Meet & Email
Replies: 60
Views: 25329

Re: ISKA Committee Meet & Email

As an ECSKC member and leader my experience of club insurance is positive. It hasn't changed the way we organise club trips or prevented us from going out in challenging conditions. Leaders continue to make informed decisions on the slipway based on sea conditions, forecast and the overall ability o...
by eddieoshea
Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Circumnavigation of Svalbard Archipelago
Replies: 4
Views: 2829

Re: Circumnavigation of Svalbard Archipelago

Great Outdoors have published the event on their web site www.greatoutdoors.ie/events.php?id=303
Please reserve your seats early as tickets are limited and the event will be advertised in the shop and elsewhere.
Eddie
by eddieoshea
Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Circumnavigation of Svalbard Archipelago
Replies: 4
Views: 2829

Re: Circumnavigation of Svalbard Archipelago

Great Outdoors and East Coast Sea Kayak club are hosting host Tara Mulvaney's "Ice Bears and Islands" talk. Where? Great Outdoors Store Chatham St. When? Wednesday the 25th Nov at 7pm They need to know the numbers so you must reserve your tickets on their web site in advance. They will be advertisin...
by eddieoshea
Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TnadT 56 online
Replies: 1
Views: 1370

Re: TnadT 56 online

I would like to say a big thanks to Tadhg for editing TnD for the last few years. The themed editions provided some excellent reference material on subjects ranging from Navigation to Weather to Open Crossings and a lot more besides. The latest issue on medicine and kayaking arrived just in time to ...
by eddieoshea
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RNLI Survey of Sea Kayaking
Replies: 2
Views: 1318

RNLI Survey of Sea Kayaking

The RNLI are conducting a survey of sea kayaking in the UK and Ireland to help them understand the kayaking community. The questionnaire asks about your paddling experience, when and where you paddle and the type of kit that you use. The findings will be used to help the RNLI and BCU develop tailore...
by eddieoshea
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Revised Skills Awards
Replies: 9
Views: 2884

Re:Revised Skills Awards

John, thanks for highlighting the proposed changes to the certification. It makes it easier to understand what the differences are. It’s very important for standards to be constantly reviewed and updated, so well done to TDU for all the work gone into this. However, one of the changes jumped out at ...
by eddieoshea
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tides off Anglesey BBC Coast
Replies: 4
Views: 1612

Re:Tides off Anglesey BBC Coast

Any techie gurus out there know how to view BBC iplayer from this part of the world? Eddie
by eddieoshea
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BASKING SHARKS AND DOLPHINS AND PUFFINS
Replies: 8
Views: 2331

Re:BASKING SHARKS AND DOLPHINS AND PUFFINS

<r>We also had a close encounter with Basking Sharks near Inishnsbro, Blaskets last weekend. <br/> A first for me was a pod of 15 - 20 common dolphins riding the bow wave of the kayaks . They stayed with us for 15 - 20 minutes. What a geart experience. <br/> <br/> Here\'s a link to some more photos....
by eddieoshea
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: Liffey Descent 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1106

Re:Liffey Descent 2011

<t>Liffey Descent postponed until the 8th October. <br/> <br/> For those interested in the Liffey Descent see posting from Canoeing Ireland website. <br/> Unfortunately the new date clashes with the Sea Kayaking Symposium. <br/> <br/> -----------------------------------------------------------------...