St Austell Canoe Club

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The coastline of Cornwall is made up of stunning cliffs, golden beaches, historic ports and harbours, plus some amazing wildlife.

A kayak offers a unique opportunity to explore all this in a safe way within the club environment. Various club trips are organized throughout the year which cater for all levels of experience. These are all led by our team of BC qualified club coaches.

 

Spring Social Meal
Saturday, 18th March 2017
Venue: Holmbush Inn, St Austell

A chance to catch up and discuss the pool sessions, summer paddling plans or anything else that takes your fancy!

I've booked us a table at the Holmbush Inn on Saturday 18 March 2017 at 7pm.  I need to provide the pub with a pre-order and therefore need to know if you're coming and what you'd like to eat by Monday 13 March.  The menu is available to read here.

Please let me know if you're coming by email (charlotte.ward@staustellcanoeclub.org.uk), phone/text me (07729452248) or via facebook.

Hope to see you there!

 

Contact: Charlotte
Posted by: Charlotte.W 01-03-2017
AGM election of committee officers
Venue: Porthpean

AGM
Hello everyone. 
The up coming AGM gives everbody a chance to sit on the clubs committee.
As current chairman I have had the pleasure of serving the clubs membership and steering the club in the direction we are currently on.
It has given me great satisfaction to serve you.
I hope everybody has been happy with me. 
The AGM is a time for election of New. And re-election of old committee members.
Is there a budding New club chairperson out there?
If you would like to be the new chair read the club website for how to be proposed or contact me for info. 
I will happily run for another year if there is no one new who would like to stand for the post.
I feel though its time for a change so ask yourselves could I be the new chair?
Nominations should be sent to the Secretary (Nick) before the AGM 
Good luck

Lee Flanagan 
STACC Chair

Contact: Lee Flanagan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 20-03-2017
Annual General Meeting
Thursday, 20th April 2017
Venue: Porthpean Sailing Club, 7pm

The Agenda for the AGM, and supporting documents, are now available to view. Please click on the appropriate link: 2017 Agenda,  Minutes of 2016 AGM, Officers' Responsibilities.

General members may be nominated for any of the committee posts. Nominations shall be given to Nick Taylor (Secretary) no later than Monday 10th April (refer to Agenda for more details).

Should any members want to raise any issues for discussion at the meeting, please notify Nick Taylor (Secretary) in advance.

The meeting will be followed by a presentation by Lee Franklin on his paddling expedition to northern Norway.

Please come along, if you can.

 

Contact: Nick Taylor
Posted by: Nick.T 15-03-2017
First Club Night Paddle of the Season
Thursday, 4th May 2017
Venue: Porthpean

Time: Arrive 6.30pm. On the water 7.00pm.

Club night paddles are every Thursday evening throughout the season.

Club Members - If you need to use a club boat or equipment, please buy your Equipment Vouchers in advance HERE

Non Members - May choose the option of a four week free trial, with all equipment supplied. Full details HERE

 

Posted by: Pete.E 21-03-2017
Membership Subscriptions Due

Membership Subs are due for payment on the 1st May.

Current members of the club can renew their membership via the Renew Membership webpage. Just enter your membership number and follow the instructions on the page.

All members should have already received a reminder email which includes their membership number. If anyone does not have their membership number, then please contact Nick Taylor, Membership Secretary.

Your cooperation and prompt payment will be much appreciated.

 

Contact: Nick Taylor
Posted by: Nick.T 23-04-2017
Go Canoeing Event - St Mawes & Carrick Roads
Saturday, 27th May 2017
Venue: Percuil - Depart 10:00

National Go Canoeing Week - A Club Paddle for Sea Kayaks Only

Start point is Percuil, Grid Reference 859341.

We will be leaving at 10:00 prompt, off the water between 14:00 & 15:00.

HW is at 07:22 LW 13:48 with a tidal range of 5.2 Metres.

Current weather forecast is sunny 18C, wind ESE 14 gusting to 25 MPH (21 Knots force 5 to 6 on Beaufort Scale).

Please bring suitable clothing, food, drink, sunblock etc.

The plan is to go around St Mawes Castle and head up Carrick roads and go with the flow.

Contact Dave on 07542 926036

 

Contact: Dave Clare
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017
St Austell Guides
Venue: Porthpean

St Austell Guides Tuesday 13th and 20th June

Porthpean Beach 18.00 to 21.00

A few helpers please

 

Contact: Richard Hobba 01726 70477
Posted by: Julie.H 31-05-2017
Percuil River Trip
Saturday, 17th June 2017
Venue: percuil (TR2 5ES)

meet at percuil car park, post code TR2 5ES at 0930 on the water for 10.00

off the water for 3pm ish,

high water at 11.17

any boat, paddle up river to st mawes maybe over to falmouth

decide on the day

bring appropriate clothing for on and off the water

bring food, hot or cold drinks, money for car park and ice cream or tea's depending on the weather,

 

kevin 07850161895

darren 07916339798

 

Contact: kevin / darren
Posted by: Lee.Flan 11-06-2017
Club Trip Looe
Sunday, 2nd July 2017
Venue: Looe

Any Boat

 

Contact: Darren Ede
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017
Club Trip Cremel
Sunday, 16th July 2017
Venue: Cremel

SEA BOATS ONLY,

Cremyll Sea Boats only trip,

directions- A38 towards plymouth, by route 38 american diner take the B3247, follow the brown signs for mount edgecombe house.

car park is on the left, and theres a pay and display, map grid ref 453 533

on the water for 0930 (HT plymouth 11.11am)

bring a packed lunch

Off the water by 3pm for a pint in the edgecombe arms

plan- weather permitting head towards rame head and explore the sound, pit stop at whitsands bay for ice cream

contact- steve 07702462841

 

Contact: Steve Griffiths
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017
Youth club
Venue: Porthpean

CHANGE OF DATE Youth club event at Porthpean on 19th July 

 

Contact: Kevin Bray
Posted by: Julie.H 19-07-2017
Club Night BBQ
Thursday, 20th July 2017
Venue: blackpool pit

CLUB NIGHT BBQ AT BLACKPOOL PIT,

thursday july 20th, 1830 sharp,

meet at the white pyramid pub car park, 1830 to 1845, time are strict, if your late you will NOT be able to access imerys land,

so the early bird gets the burger,

we will then make our way onto imerys blackpool pit, (just up the road)

if anyone would like to bring a gas bbq that would be great, the club will bring some disposable ones,

you bring the meat we will bring the heat,

we only have canadian canoes at the pit, so bring your own boat if you wish to paddle, 

we will try to do some 2 star canadian for those who need it, 

or arrange a club one the week before, (see kev/nick)

any concerns just ask,,,,

pray for sunshine,,,,,

 

Contact: Charlotte
Posted by: Lee.Flan 07-07-2017
Camel fish & chips trip
Saturday, 22nd July 2017
Venue: River Camel

THIS TRIP WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR LATER IN THE YEAR,

SORRY,

 

Contact: Dick Hobba
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017
Charlestown Regatta
Saturday, 22nd July 2017
Venue: Charlestown

Saturday July 22nd is the Charlestown regatta,

We have been asked to provide kayak support for the triathalon, and possibly the raft race.

We could go for a paddle between events, or play around in the harbour, this could take up most of the afternoon.

Meet 9.30 at Porthpean.

The camel fish and chip trip was on the same day but will be rescheduled.

 

Contact: lee flanagan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 07-07-2017
Games Night
Thursday, 27th July 2017
Venue: Porthpean

games night,

due to the popularity of last years olympic games night we will be playing games only, again,

short boats are more manoeuvreable, (hint)

prepare to get wet, and have fun,

lee

 

Contact: lee flanagan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 07-07-2017
Club Trip Golant
Sunday, 13th August 2017
Venue: Golant

Any Boat

 

Contact: Kevin Bray
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017
Beach Clean Event
Thursday, 14th September 2017
Venue: Porthpean

Supporting the Marine Conservation Society Great British Beach Clean event

 

Contact: Steve Griffiths
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017
Club Trip Saltash
Saturday, 16th September 2017
Venue: Tamar, Saltash

Sea Boats

 

Contact: Dick Hobba
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017
Night Paddle
Thursday, 21st September 2017
Venue: TBA

Any Boat

 

Contact: Lee Flanagan
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017
Club Paddle Loe Beach
Saturday, 28th October 2017
Venue: Loe Beach

Any Boat

 

Contact: Lee Franklin
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017
Club Paddle Maenporth
Saturday, 11th November 2017
Venue: Maenporth

Sea Boats

 

Contact: Lee Franklin
Posted by: Pete.E 05-05-2017