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Tuesday Theory Night 19 12 2017..
18 December 2017

Hi everyone Tuesdays Theory night will be on the Subject of Navigation & will be held by Gerry.

The location for this weeks meeting will be at Gerrys house in Golspie at 7pm.

*If you do not know where Gerry stays then please email Keith & you will be sent directions by private email.

This weekends paddle..
09 December 2017

Unfortunately the weather is a bit too extreme for paddling this weekend so stay warm & safe & hope next week is better🤞

Pool Sessions..
06 December 2017

Due to the unavailability of Tuesday nights, and other nights been offered unacceptable, our annual pool sessions will not go ahead this year.

Hopefully we will be able to resume our pool sessions on Tuesday evenings from Jan. 2019.
 

Theory Night December 12th ..
22 November 2017

December 12th 7pm at the Seafront Centre.

The subject will be “What do I want from the club”

This will be an open discussion of what everyone wants from the club and is a direct result of seminars attended by John, Rory & Gerry at the SCA Seminar in Edinburgh last weekend.

Come along & give your views.

Theory Nights..
19 November 2017

November 28th 7PM at the Seafront Centre
Speaker: Ian Mooore
Subject:  Moving Water Basics
River grading, reading water, basic hydrology and associated hazards. Awareness.

December 5th 7PM at the Seafront Centre
Speaker: Anne Young
Subject:  VHF Awareness
VHF awareness + safety kit adapted to needs of group

SCA Club Development Conference..
18 November 2017

As a way to better support SCA Affiliated Clubs, the Focus Club Conference that was held in November 2016, is now going to be rolled out for all clubs to attend - for free. The aim of the weekend is to help clubs to be become even better at what they are already doing not just from attending the workshops but also networking with other clubs and sharing experiences and knowledge. 

We hope you'll be able to join us for this action packed weekend!

When: 18th and 19th of November - beginning at 1000hrs on the Saturday and finishing by 1630hrs on the Sunday

Where: sportscotland offices, Caledonia House, 1 Redheughs Rigg, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ

Who: All SCA Affiliated Clubs can up to 3 representatives, either for the full weekend, or per day. If more representatives from a club want to come, please contact Roger Homes: roger.holmes@canoescotland.org. 

What: There are a wide variety of workshops available that are aimed at the club committee or members representing the committee. The workshops will be delivered by a range of experts from across sport, for example representatives from GB Sport, sportscotland, Towergate Insurance and SCA staff.

Cost: There is no cost for attending the conference, and lunch/refreshments are provided on both days. Travel and overnight accomodation is not provided. 

Register: Places are limited, so registration for the weekend is essential. Please register your attendance here. Full weekend attendance is not essential, if you can only come on one day then please let us know when you register. If you have any questions at all, please contact Roger Holmes: roger.holmes@canoescotland.org. Any cancellations must be made at least 7 days in advance; failure to notify us of a cancellation or in the case of a no show, the club will be charged £50. 

http://canoescotland.org/events/highlighted-events/club-development-conference

 

Weekend Paddles..
12 November 2017

Weekend paddles changing to Saturdays for the rest of the season, maybe, please let us know what suits you?

First Aid course..
12 November 2017

Attention anybody requiring a first aid training update.

Caithness Kayak club are running a First Aid course on the 11and 12th of November, it is to be held in theTesco comunity space, Wick Tesco, cost approx. 70 pounds each.They have a few spare spaces, If you are interested give me a shout back here and I will put you in touch with Colin Matheson for further details

AGM..
07 November 2017

Agenda for AGM which will be held at the Seafront Centre on Tue: 14th. November @ 7.30pm.:

Opening remarks / Welcome,
Apologies
Minutes of previous AGM
Treasurers report.
Presentation of annual report
Adoption of Annual report.
Motions to be discussed ***
AOB
Close of AGM.

*** Any motions to be put to the AGM should be registered by Sat. 11th. Nov. 2017 ***

No new motions will be accepted by the chair on the night.

Today’s paddle cancelled..
05 November 2017

05 11 2017
Today’s paddle cancelled on the advice of a senior member, not enough water in the rivers and too cold if there was a rescue situation and people wearing wetsuits.

Safety first.

Oban Sea Kayak Demo Day in Cromarty..
29 October 2017

Oban Sea Kayak Demo Day in Cromarty

Cromarty, nr Inverness on Sunday 29th October from 10am to 1pm Winter Time (remember to set the clocks back 1 hour on Saturday night)

Theywill be on the grass where the road turns sharp right to run along the shore.                     

Informal Discussion for Tuesday eveneing session in the Autumn /Winter..
23 October 2017

24 10 2017

Hi everyone, we have decided to have an informal discussion night this Tuesday at the Golspie Coffee Bothy to discuss what people want from the Tuesday Autumn/Winter evenings.
Everyone is welcome & their suggestions will be noted.
The plan is to meet at the Coffee Bothy in Golspie at 7pm on the 24th October.

I hope you can make it.

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