We had 6 new members join our annual Go Canoeing event in September 2018. As usual it started with 2 pool sessions followed by a sunny day at Southwater lake, puting their new skills into action.
In the morning half of the group went tandem open boating with Julia & and Sam.
The other half of the group went kayaking with kevin.
After about 2hrs on the water we all stopped for lunch. After lunch everyone swapped around so those who went kayaking in the morning went open boating in the afternoon and those who went open boating in the morning went kayaking in the afternoon.
At the end of the day everyone enjoyed getting wet as part of the rescues, even those who were a bit nervous, found that once they had done it once they were keen to jump in and do a rescue again.
Finally the coaches demonstrated a professional deep water rescue.
Everyone had a great day out on the water which was finished of with tea and cakes in the cafe.
Photos by Adrian & Julia, Article by Adrian