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* [http://www.ffynnonwen.com/bunkhouse.htm Ffynnon Wen Bunkhouse]  Bunkhouse in great location for the Trywerwyn.  Excellent feedback from club members
 
* [http://www.ffynnonwen.com/bunkhouse.htm Ffynnon Wen Bunkhouse]  Bunkhouse in great location for the Trywerwyn.  Excellent feedback from club members
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* [http://www.tyddynbychan.co.uk/ Tyddyn Bychan bunk house]  Can accommodate up to 30 with indoor BBQ hut too.  Good reasonably priced.  Good experience here. About 15 miles north of Bala.
  
 
=== Campaign groups and forums ===
 
=== Campaign groups and forums ===
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=== Centres and Coaching ===
 
=== Centres and Coaching ===
  
* [http://www.kayakojacko.com Kayakojacko]  Coaching and coached holidays
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* [http://www.kayakojacko.com Kayakojacko]  Coaching and coached holidays, London/South East
  
 
* [http://www.pyb.co.uk/ Plas Y Brenin]  Outdoor centre in Snowdonia, North Wales
 
* [http://www.pyb.co.uk/ Plas Y Brenin]  Outdoor centre in Snowdonia, North Wales
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* [http://www.plasmenai.co.uk/ Plas Menai]  National Watersports Centre, North Wales
 
* [http://www.plasmenai.co.uk/ Plas Menai]  National Watersports Centre, North Wales
  
* [http://www.nationalwatersportsevents.co.uk/ Holme Pierrepont]  National Watersports Cenre, Nottingham
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* [http://www.nwscnotts.com/nwsc/canoeing-and-kayaking Holme Pierrepont]  National Watersports Cenre, Nottingham
  
 
* [http://www.nenewhitewatercentre.co.uk/ Nene]  Whitewater Centre, Northampton
 
* [http://www.nenewhitewatercentre.co.uk/ Nene]  Whitewater Centre, Northampton
 
* [http://www.calshot.com/ Calshot]  Activity Centre, Southapmton
 
  
 
* [http://www.dartaccess.co.uk/ Dart Access]  Apply for permits for the River Dart
 
* [http://www.dartaccess.co.uk/ Dart Access]  Apply for permits for the River Dart
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* [http://www.escapetoadventure.com Escape to Adventure]  Coaching and trips in kayaking, climbing and caving
 
* [http://www.escapetoadventure.com Escape to Adventure]  Coaching and trips in kayaking, climbing and caving
  
* [http://www.andyturton.com/ Andy Turton]  White water coaching and holidays
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* [http://www.tynantoutdoors.com/ Ty Nant Outdoors & Andy Turton]  White water coaching and holidays
 
 
=== General ===
 
 
 
* [http://www.bcu.org.uk/bcu/bcu-standardtemplate1.aspx British Canoe Union (BCU)]  Set up in 1936 to send a team to the Berlin Olympics, the BCU is the lead body for canoeing and kayaking in the UK.
 
  
 
=== Members' Sites ===
 
=== Members' Sites ===
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* [http://www.teamhyperactive.com/ Team Hyperactive]  Bunch of mad Swedes (plus Yolanda) doing extreme stuff
 
* [http://www.teamhyperactive.com/ Team Hyperactive]  Bunch of mad Swedes (plus Yolanda) doing extreme stuff
  
* [http://www.athelstane.co.uk/ Athelstane E-Texts]  19th century literature hosted by Nick Hodson  
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* [http://www.athelstane.co.uk/ Athelstane E-Texts]  19th century literature hosted by Nick Hodson
  
 
=== Organised Holidays ===
 
=== Organised Holidays ===
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=== Other Canoe Clubs and Groups ===
 
=== Other Canoe Clubs and Groups ===
  
* [http://www.freewebs.com/barkinganddagenhamcc/ Barking and Dagenham Canoe Club]  Racing oriented canoe club in East London
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* [http://www.batterseacc.org/ Battersea Canoe Club]  Mainly white water and polo oriented club
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* [http://www.barkingcanoeclub.co.uk/ Barking and Dagenham Canoe Club]  Racing oriented canoe club in East London
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* [http://www.castlecanoeclub.org/ Castle Canoe Club]  Stoke Newington reservoir based club
  
 
* [http://www.chelmsfordcanoeclub.co.uk/ Chelmsford Canoe Club]  River Touring, Canadian, Marathon, Slalom, Sprinting and Wild Water Racing. Membership from small children to OAPs
 
* [http://www.chelmsfordcanoeclub.co.uk/ Chelmsford Canoe Club]  River Touring, Canadian, Marathon, Slalom, Sprinting and Wild Water Racing. Membership from small children to OAPs
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* [http://www.chelseakayakclub.co.uk/ Chelsea Kayak Club] Sea kayakers on the Tideway
  
 
* [http://www.chiswickcanoeclub.co.uk/ Chiswick Canoe Club]  West London Thames based club
 
* [http://www.chiswickcanoeclub.co.uk/ Chiswick Canoe Club]  West London Thames based club
  
* [http://www.castlecanoeclub.org/ Castle Canoe Club] Stoke Newington reservoir based club
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* [http://hertscanoeclub.org.uk Herts Canoe Club]  General paddling and organisers of the Ouse Race
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* [http://www.laburnum.org/ Laburnum Boat Club] Hackney community project
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* [http://www.leaside.co.uk/ Leaside] Racing club
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* [http://www.llangollencanoeclub.org.uk/ Llangollen Canoe Club] "THCC Wales"
  
* [http://www.regentscanoeclub.co.uk/ Regents Canoe Club]  Islington base club
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* [http://www.regentscanoeclub.co.uk/ Regents Canoe Club]  Islington based club
  
 
* [http://www.richmondcanoeclub.com/ Richmond Canoe Club]  Racing oriented club in West London
 
* [http://www.richmondcanoeclub.com/ Richmond Canoe Club]  Racing oriented club in West London
  
* [http://www.batterseacc.org/ Battersea Canoe Club] Mainly white water and polo oriented club
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* [http://www.westminsterboatingbase.co.uk/ Westminster Boating Base]
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* [http://www.thepiratecastle.org/?q=node/7 The Pirate Castle's Pirate Club] Camden based club
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* [https://www.yorkcanoeclub.co.uk/ York Canoe Club] "THCC North"
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* [http://www.bcu.org.uk BCU]  British Canoe Union
 
* [http://www.bcu.org.uk BCU]  British Canoe Union
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* [http://www.newriverrats.org.uk/ New River Rats]  Lectures on paddling from varied range of interesting speakers
  
 
* [http://www.sesk.co.uk South East Sea Kayakers Association]  Sea kayaking group for Kent, Sussex and Hampshire
 
* [http://www.sesk.co.uk South East Sea Kayakers Association]  Sea kayaking group for Kent, Sussex and Hampshire
  
 
* [http://www.songofthepaddle.co.uk%20 Song of the Paddle]  Open canoeing group
 
* [http://www.songofthepaddle.co.uk%20 Song of the Paddle]  Open canoeing group
 
* [http://www.newriverrats.org.uk/ New River Rats]  Lectures on paddling from varied range of interesting speakers
 
 
* [http://hertscanoeclub.org.uk Herts Canoe Club]  General paddling and organisers of the Ouse Race
 
  
 
=== Paddle spots, river levels and other stuff ===
 
=== Paddle spots, river levels and other stuff ===
  
* [http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/ The UK Rivers Guidebook] River and sea guides, reports and general chat
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* [http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/ The UK Rivers Guidebook] Major resource for UK river and sea guides, reports and [http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/forum/ online forum]
 
 
 
* [http://www.thamesweirproject.co.uk/ Thames Weir Project]  Thames play spots and other chat
 
* [http://www.thamesweirproject.co.uk/ Thames Weir Project]  Thames play spots and other chat
 
 
* [http://www.canoecafe.com Canoe Cafe]  Mainly playboating and whitewater chat and good place to buy/sell stuff
 
* [http://www.canoecafe.com Canoe Cafe]  Mainly playboating and whitewater chat and good place to buy/sell stuff
 
 
* [http://www.SeaKayakRoutes.com Sea Kayak Routes]  Sea kayaking information including some routes as podcasts
 
* [http://www.SeaKayakRoutes.com Sea Kayak Routes]  Sea kayaking information including some routes as podcasts
  
 
=== Paddling and Coaching Tips ===
 
=== Paddling and Coaching Tips ===
  
* [http://www.pyb.co.uk/information/top-tips/top-tips-index.php#5 Tips from Plas-y-Brenin]  Lots of useful tips from techniques to safety and equipment
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* [http://www.pyb.co.uk/top-tips-master.php Tips from Plas-y-Brenin]  Lots of useful tips from techniques to safety and equipment
  
* [http://tollesburysc.co.uk/Knots/Knots_gallery.htm Tollesbury Sailing Club - Knot tying ]  Excellent site on tying knots with great on-screen animations
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=== Shopping ===
  
* [http://www.plasmenai.co.uk Plas Menai Welsh National Water Sports Centre ] A variety of Kayak and Canoe courses in a beautiful setting with easy access from London
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* [http://www.survivalkitpro.com/ Survial Kit Pro] Essential survial gear and gadgets operated by Dave Perry.  THCC members gets 10% discount (see forums for code).
  
=== Shopping ===
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* [http://www.desperate-measures.co.uk/ Desperate Measures]  Nottingham
  
* [http://www.desperate-measures.co.uk/ Desperate MeasuresNottingham
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* [http://www.brookbanklondon.co.uk/ Brookbank CanoesLondon, Stockport, Carlisle, Lancaster, Warwickshire and Perth. Ordering direct from a branch gets you friendly service.
  
* [http://www.canoesforsale.co.uk/ Brookbank Canoes] Stockport, Lancaster, Warwickshire and Perth
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* [http://www.suescanoes.co.uk/ Sues Canoes] Lovely service over the phone from over in Norfolk - great place to get canoe paddles from.
  
 
* [http://www.whitewaterthecanoecentre.co.uk/ Whitewater The Canoe Centre]  Shepperton
 
* [http://www.whitewaterthecanoecentre.co.uk/ Whitewater The Canoe Centre]  Shepperton
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* [http://www.kentcanoes.co.uk/ Kent Canoes]  Wrotham, Kent
 
* [http://www.kentcanoes.co.uk/ Kent Canoes]  Wrotham, Kent
  
* [http://www.paddleworks.co.uk/ Paddleworks]  Bala
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* [http://www.paddleworks.co.uk/ Paddleworks]  Llangollen and Bala
  
 
* [http://www.upandunder.co.uk/ Up and Under]  Cardiff
 
* [http://www.upandunder.co.uk/ Up and Under]  Cardiff
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* [http://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/ Cotswold Outdoor]  15% discount to BCU members - see BCU site for promotion code
 
* [http://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/ Cotswold Outdoor]  15% discount to BCU members - see BCU site for promotion code
  
* [http://www.seaspecs.com/ Sea Specs]  Watersports sunglasses (Promotion: buy 2 pairs and receive Copper Blaze Specs FREE)
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* [http://www.seaspecs.com/ Sea Specs]  Watersports sunglasses
  
 
* [http://www.norfolkcoast.co.uk/site/quicktidetablecouk/index.htm Quick Tide]  Tide tables for sale
 
* [http://www.norfolkcoast.co.uk/site/quicktidetablecouk/index.htm Quick Tide]  Tide tables for sale
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* [http://www.nookie.co.uk Nookie]  Clothing and accessories
 
* [http://www.nookie.co.uk Nookie]  Clothing and accessories
 
* [http://www.extremeproducts.net%20 Extreme Products ]  Kayaks, kayaking accessories and XPRO floating eyewear.  Quote reference YAK001 to receive club member discount.
 
  
 
* [http://www.canoe-shops.co.uk Canoe-Shops]  Shops in Brighton, Bournemouth, Plymouth, Cornwall, Cheltenham and West Cork
 
* [http://www.canoe-shops.co.uk Canoe-Shops]  Shops in Brighton, Bournemouth, Plymouth, Cornwall, Cheltenham and West Cork
  
* [http://www.actioncameras.co.uk/ actioncameras.co.uk]  actioncameras.co.uk sells good quality waterproof helmet cameras. THCC members gets 10% disscount (see forums for code).  
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* [http://www.actioncameras.co.uk/ actioncameras.co.uk]  actioncameras.co.uk sells good quality waterproof helmet cameras. THCC members gets 10% discount (see forums for code).
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* [http://www.predator-wetsuits.co.uk Predator Marine] Custom made dry suits and dry suit repairs.
  
 
=== Tides, Weather and Surf Forecasts ===
 
=== Tides, Weather and Surf Forecasts ===

Latest revision as of 14:41, 26 April 2017

Accomodation

  • Kings Head Hotel Rather nice hotel rooms attached to the village pub in Llangennith on the Gower. Not for a budget weekend though!
  • Ffynnon Wen Bunkhouse Bunkhouse in great location for the Trywerwyn. Excellent feedback from club members
  • Tyddyn Bychan bunk house Can accommodate up to 30 with indoor BBQ hut too. Good reasonably priced. Good experience here. About 15 miles north of Bala.

Campaign groups and forums

  • River Access Campaign A campaign funded by the BCU raising awareness of the access issue on inland waterways in England and Wales and also campaigning to bring about a change
  • Marine Conservation Society Caring for our seas, shores and wildlife, MCS campaigns for clean seas and beaches, sustainable fisheries, and protection for all marine life
  • FISHONLINE Help you identify which fish are from well managed sources and/or caught using methods that minimise damage to marine wildlife and habitats

Centres and Coaching

  • Kayakojacko Coaching and coached holidays, London/South East
  • Plas Menai National Watersports Centre, North Wales
  • Nene Whitewater Centre, Northampton

Members' Sites

  • Adam Pope Photographer (when not trying to turn canoes into sailing boats)

Organised Holidays

Other Canoe Clubs and Groups

  • Chelmsford Canoe Club River Touring, Canadian, Marathon, Slalom, Sprinting and Wild Water Racing. Membership from small children to OAPs


  • BCU British Canoe Union
  • New River Rats Lectures on paddling from varied range of interesting speakers

Paddle spots, river levels and other stuff

Paddling and Coaching Tips

Shopping

  • Survial Kit Pro Essential survial gear and gadgets operated by Dave Perry. THCC members gets 10% discount (see forums for code).
  • Brookbank Canoes London, Stockport, Carlisle, Lancaster, Warwickshire and Perth. Ordering direct from a branch gets you friendly service.
  • Sues Canoes Lovely service over the phone from over in Norfolk - great place to get canoe paddles from.
  • Knoydart Sea kayaking equipment, Penrith
  • Nookie Clothing and accessories
  • Canoe-Shops Shops in Brighton, Bournemouth, Plymouth, Cornwall, Cheltenham and West Cork
  • actioncameras.co.uk actioncameras.co.uk sells good quality waterproof helmet cameras. THCC members gets 10% discount (see forums for code).
  • Predator Marine Custom made dry suits and dry suit repairs.

Tides, Weather and Surf Forecasts

  • MetCheck Uk weather by post code, nicely interpreted and presented
  • WetterZentrale Detailed weather charts, updated regularly. Click on "Weitere Bodenkerten" (bottom left) then BRACKNELL for UK Met Office, SEMBACH for SAF ones (with radar overlays)