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by johnd
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: Aran/Cliffs of Moher Meet - Weekend 25th August
Replies: 20
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Re: Aran/Cliffs of Moher Meet - Weekend 25th August

Hi Brian,

I hope to make this meet. I am interested in camping on Inis Meain on Saturday night also.

I hope to get down mid afternoon on Friday.

Regards,

John
by johnd
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: 2018 ISKA symposium
Replies: 28
Views: 20740

Re: 2018 ISKA symposium

The Harbour Hotel in Schull has a small number of double rooms available. They are being allocated on request and on receipt of payment. Some of them are already allocated. When they are gone, they are gone. After that it is mostly twin rooms. The early bird and all that... ...just letting you know....
by johnd
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Icom-M71 VHF Radio
Replies: 6
Views: 3385

Re: Icom-M71 VHF Radio

I have had similar problems with an I-Com radio. Turned out that the battery connections where corroded. I ended up replacing that battery but I have since heard of others repairing the connections with a bit of soldering. I got my replacement battery from CH Marine in Cork. It is not over the count...
by johnd
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Safety, Rescue and First Aid
Topic: REC 3 Course??
Replies: 3
Views: 3229

Re: REC 3 Course??

In case you missed it on FB, there is a REC 3 course in Sligo in Sept. Details here:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1866990940264210/

8-)
by johnd
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: 2018 ISKA symposium
Replies: 28
Views: 20740

2018 ISKA symposium

The ISKA symposium for 2018 will be based in the Harbour Hotel in Schull , Co Cork on the weekend of October 5-7 . This location gives good access to Roaringwater Bay and it's many islands. There are plenty of good and bad weather paddling options in the area. roaringwaterbay.png The hotel has 83 be...
by johnd
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Trasna na dTonnta
Replies: 0
Views: 2940

Trasna na dTonnta

Posting on behalf of Sue Honan, TnadT editor: TnadT needs your articles! No excuses... you've all been posting epic pics of your kayaking trips and ISKA meets this summer. We want to read more about them in the Symposium issue of TnadT. Send your articles in soon please. Don't be shy..you can do it!...
by johnd
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: South Connemara Meet Confirmation
Replies: 51
Views: 26984

Re: South Connemara Meet Confirmation

A thoroughly enjoyable weekend: three days of paddling, two evening of great craic.

Thanks all, but especially Margaret
by johnd
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: South Connemara Meet Confirmation
Replies: 51
Views: 26984

Re: South Connemara Meet Confirmation

For those of you not familiar with the launch point, here are directions to launch point from Carna

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and directions from launch point to Mac Dara's

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For those coming down for a peer paddle on Friday, we will use VHF channel 77 if you are trying to find people on the water.
by johnd
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: South Connemara Meet Confirmation
Replies: 51
Views: 26984

Re: South Connemara Meet Confirmation

I hope to be down late Thurs or early Fri.

John
by johnd
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: Eastern Seaboard Meet - 29, 30 June & 1 July 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 22223

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

Fantasitic paddle yesterday. 48 paddlers went out to Lambay with great conditions on N and E sides of the island. Interesting tour of the island. Fantastic camping thanks to Caroline and Eddie. Great BBQ thanks to ECSKC esp Alan, Margaret, Glen. Massive thanks to Dave for organising it. IMG_20180630...