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19
January
2011

On the 16th December 2010 the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) published a consultation document to modernise HM Coastguard for the 21st Century. Essentially, this document proposes the reduction of eighteen Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres (MRCC’s) down to eight. Of the eight remaining stations, only two will be operating on a 24 hour basis to […]

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19
January
2011

link to magazine issue#23 …

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12
January
2011

The CANI AGM is on the 31st January at lagan Watersports in Belfast at 7pm. All CANI members are welcome to attend and vote representatives onto both CANI Council and CANI Coaching committee. Please Note; To nominate someone for a post the nominee must either be presnet to accept the nomination or submit their acceptance […]

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17
December
2010

Belfast Junior Paddlers Project has been established to open up the opportunity for more young people in the Greater Belfast Area to get involved in paddlesport. Dear Parent/Guardian There are a number of great canoe and kayak clubs in Northern Ireland, many specialising in particular paddlesport disciplines such as sea kayaking, white water, freestyle, surf […]

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16
December
2010

“Isles to the East – the ScottishIslands” – by Gordon Brown Thursday 20th January 2011 Tollymore National Outdoor Centre at 7.30pm Gordon Brown is one of the UK’s leading sea kayak enthusiasts and is a BCU level 5 coach in both Sea & Inland kayak. Gordon runs his renowned sea kayak business on the Isle […]

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19
November
2010

Our office administrator Jenny is going on maternity leave early next year. So we will need someone to provide temporary office cover during her absence. The job currently entails working three days a week 9.30 – 4.30 with the possibility of extra hours on request. If you would be interested, or know anyone else who […]

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18
November
2010

Dear Fellow Paddlers, My name is Mike Hyde. I am the Chairman of the 2011 North American Whitewater Junior Olympics Festival. It is being held next July of next year in Golden, Colorado, USA at the Clear Creek Whitewater Park. The facility is an augmented free-flowing river that was designed with whitewater canoe slalom and […]

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18
November
2010
Approach to Weir

There was a kayak incident on the River Bann on Sunday 14th November. There was a kayak incident on the Bann on Sunday 14th November. A kayak and kayaker became trapped upside down underneath the weir in an undercut that has formed in the middle of the weir. The incident happened at the first weir […]

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16
November
2010

It is with great sadness that Donegal Canoe Club announce the passing of their dear friend Liam Emery who died Wednesday 10 November while out walking with friends. Since his tragic accident at the Liffey Descent race in September 2008, Liam had come on leaps and bounds from his injuries. He had to literally re-learn […]

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16
November
2010

Following a grant of funds from Sport NI, NI Orienteering, the Regional Governing Body for Orienteering in Northern Ireland, wishes to recruit: A part time Assistant Regional Development Officer £11944 for 975 hours per year including holidays The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is 4pm on Monday 29th November 2010. For […]