John tells the tale… Yep, the title is ironic. Paraphrasing the iconic words of The Clash… “I fought the Tay and the Tay won” There are many phrases, emojis and abbreviations I could use for my experience today on the Continue reading Taming the Tay
Last night saw a good turn out at the Water Palace for the AGM. I must admit it came as a shock when Stuart said it was AGM number 22! Can’t be that long surely? The business was gone through Continue reading Another year, another AGM!
Stuart writes… As the one who was likeliest to swim it falls to me to write the trip report! I suppose living two or three minutes from the get-in (I’ve stopped using “Put in”) I was always going to be Continue reading Seals on the Clyde
Last night saw our monthly polo night. There was an enthusiastic group of 4 teams ready to do battle. A round robin saw several hard fought but good spirited games with plenty of end to end action and lots of Continue reading December Polo Night
Stuart writes… For once the forecast was right! We met up at 10 on Sunday morning under a blue and mostly cloudless sky at Lunderston Bay and equally unbelievably we were on the water by about 10:30! With nothing more Continue reading Across the watter!
Stevie J writes… The sky was that bleak shade of grey that is so common this time of year however there was a promise of some sunshine in the afternoon and I had in my possession a “gumtree special” Kayak, Continue reading Fishing the Doon
This trip had been in the planning for a few weeks and then suddenly it was tile to load the cars with paddling and camping gear! Due to it being the school holidays the campsite at Loch Ken was pretty Continue reading Loch Ken capers
Neil writes… A small but very enthusiastic group of Celia, Steve and his son Sam, Jim and John (auld yin), met up with Stuart and Neil for a Rescue Clinic at Castle Semple. The weather was overcast but not cold Continue reading Rescue Success
Neil reports… A weird Sci-Fi story to tell . . . . but more of that later. Stuart and I made a last minute decision to take advantage of the good weather before the heavy rain and high winds come Continue reading The Bubble from the Deep
Prior to getting on to the river at Callander I reached the verdict that with the experienced personnel taking part and the fact that this was my first trip on a river, I was the hot favourite to write the Continue reading Jim’s Jaunt on the Teith