John scribbles… Last minute texts and a bit of family negotiation and it was game-on for The Doon on a cold Sunday morning. Not an official EEKCC trip but three brave and hardy souls – StevieB, StevieJ and and yours Continue reading The Doon:If you’re not swimming you’re not learning!
Gordon scribes…. What a busy place it was when fourteen of us congregated at Callander for the SSOTM outing. And we weren’t alone either, as the break in the weather had brought out kayakers and canoeists from other clubs too. Continue reading Teith Extraction
From the pen of Len… At short notice, Billy & Kenny decided to paddle the Clyde last Sunday, and quickly contacted some members to keep them company. The result was an outing for the elder statesmen of the club –Billy, Continue reading Veterans Outing – Clyde 19th August
With no beginners planning to paddle, Sunday’s SSOTM became a trip to the Nith. Water was low everywhere and so we chose the Nith because it runs at a low level and comes up quickly. We hoped the forecasted overnight Continue reading SSOTM 12th August
Steve scribes… Twelve paddlers, four landlubbers and one dug spent a beautiful late May holiday weekend at Back of Keppoch enjoying a great weekend playing about in boats and on bikes of various types under an azure Lochaber sky. For Continue reading Arisaig May 18
John writes again… Nope, it was not Hallowe’en, but yes, there was a bit of dooking going on in the Doon today! Getting to be a bit of a habit this. Three rivers and three trip reports. Need a few Continue reading A Dooking On The Doon, 13th May 2018
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
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
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