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I have a copy of the very first newsletter distributed by Bristol Canoe Club. This is “Issue 1, Number 1”, December 1962. The club had obviously been founded before this, but we don’t know how much earlier. Note that this includes a suggestion to paddle the river Dart from Dartmeet in Jan 1963, “Rough water […]

In Summer 2015, a group of us went to Montenegro to paddle the Tara gorge, a beautiful three-day trip through a deep gorge. We found that the (limited) available information was sometimes misleading, so I created something to help future trips. This document isn’t really a trip write-up, instead it describes the logistics and journey […]

So where do you go in August to kayak brilliant consistent Grade 3 water (its dam released), in the sun, avoid car shuttles, while being surrounded by beautiful green forests? Answer – take up Dave Hill’s invitation to the National White Water Centre on the River Tryweryn near Bala. Having never paddled this river I […]

My photos from France are here; enjoy: https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/6306157593686159825 As always, the best rapids don’t have any photos. 🙁 Conor

Here are Conor’s photos from the Montenegro trip: https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/201506Montenegro Here are Nick’s photos: https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+NickWainwright/albums/6166045875514492465?gpinv=AMIXal8jgX864JhissctiwhnqkFO2WvWOGIVWhunm0Jmb6sW41UiqPfcjuICxAICQAMA_hpLY2Fa3dohpOovReVc-YSkmmzjTDacfVfxjDNgnpHUIAFdH90&cfem=1&authkey=CImJkc6n7IjbZQ    

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Many thanks to Lisa F for organising last weekend’s trip to Wales. 10 of us went and we had a great time. On Saturday we managed to paddle the Conwy (not the Fairy Glen!). Low water, but most of us had never paddled it before, some of us after trying for 20 years or so […]

Some photos from today’s trip down the middle Tavy https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/201401MiddleTavy  

California 2013 Photos I have put a “Quick set” of photos (61 photos) here: https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/201305CaliforniaBest If you want the full experience, the full set (288 photos) are here: https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/201305CaliforniaFull

California 2013 Bristol Canoe club’s trip to California, May 2013 Rich Puttock, Rich RJ, Conor O’Neill, Lisa Gunton, Nick Wainwright, James (Badger) Hammonds, Lisa Fitzsimons, Mike Millington, Tim Johnson Photos I have put a “Quick set” of photos (61 photos) here: https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/201305CaliforniaBest If you want the full experience, the full set (288 photos) are here: […]

Here are my photos from the recent France trip: https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/201206France# Conor