Contact David Jamison for more information on plans for this section
PTBO in May 2019 will include Kayaking tasters
Follow-on courses will be offered to interested Members and Visitors
Activity: Paddle to Gobbins – 26 December 2018
Activity: Paddle in the bay 2018
Activity : Paddle to Backshore Islandmagee – 28 January 2018
Activity: Great Boxing day paddle – 2017
Plans for 2016
- Adult Kayak Course for 21st /22nd May
- Kids Taster Sessions for week commencing 8th August
Course completed with 9 participants on 20/21 September 2015
1 star Paddle Certificate
Dates : 7&8 June 2014 – £90 plus £5 for Certificate
Contact David Jamison
These courses will be either 1 star for beginners and those wishing for a refresher course
or 2 star for those wishing to improve their skills, confidence and capability.
There is also a possibility of running a foundation Safety and Rescue (1 day course) course which will address skills required in rescue situations etc..
Raymond Patton – Mobile : 0771 0612217
David Jamison – Mobile: 0759 5894561
Trip to Portmuck on Saturday 8 June 2013 – Planned 10.00 from Club
Trip to Portmuck on Saturday 2 June 2012 – completed
Training & Trips completed previous years:
Contact Raymond 07710 612217 for further details.
The Club also opened the facilities to John Hubbocks who brought kayaers down to Whitehead training on a couple of Wednesday nights during the summer.
Regular trips and short paddles in the bay took place throughout the season.
CANI course – shore based was held on Wednesday 30 March 2011 : approx 6.30 pm
this course is free – Safety Awareness –
What Gear to Wear
Clean Rope Principal
Throw Bag Assault Course
23 /24 April 2011 & 14/15 May 2011are the scheduled dates for two courses. Cost for these 1 star courses is £80. Applications will be accepted from age10 upwards. You will gain experience in a Candian Canoe & a Kayak.
Previous Courses were held in 2010, 2009, 2008
The Club is keen to develop some members as Instructors, if you are interested please speak to Raymond.