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Check out the Blue Chip SUPer Club for Social and Adventure paddles on rivers and waterways around the Home Counties – New Members always welcome


Blue Chip SUPer Club

Blue Chip SUPer Club

 







Since 2009 we have been setting the standard for others to follow

 

Click here for river flow conditions:
NOTE: Caution is advised when the flow exceeds 90  m³/s
Thames at Sunbury lock
Thames at Ditton Island
Thames at Kingston
River Wey at Newark weir
River Wey at Walsham weir
River Mole at Esher

 
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Wednesday paddle:

Difficulty
2

Terrain Rating
2

Exertion
2

Duration
1 hr
Kick Off
19:00

Full details of this paddle in the paddle email including meting up time and place.

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Let us know if you will be joining us for this trip so that we can all set off together..

 


     

No Board, No problem, Click here to book your board for the Club paddle
As we have to sort and load boards paddles & leashes on cars or trailer we have to stick to the following deadlines to book boards for club paddles
Saturday paddles Friday 14:00
Sunday paddles Saturday 10:00
Wednesday evening paddles Wednesday 11:00

Remember - No Leash No Paddle



ALL WEDNESDAY EVENING PADDLES ARE NOW FOR CLUB MEMBERS
You can come along with us on your first SUPer Club paddle as our
guest to see if you would like to join the Club.
YOU CAN JOIN THE BLUE CHIP SUPER CLUB FOR JUST £25 PA
at:
http://www.windsurfer.co.uk/2017BlueChipSUPerClubMembershipApplication.pdf

Difficulty:

The difficulty rating lets you know what the paddle is going to be like.
NOTE: A night paddle will automatically have a minimum difficulty rating of 3

  1. Easy – A straight forward paddle from start to finish.
  2. Average – There may be a slight on-coming current occasionally with twists and turns.
  3. Challenging – Experience will help on this paddle as there will be low bridges lots of twists and turns and several areas of oncoming currents and shallows.
  4. Difficult – A real challenge for the experienced only, lots of strong oncoming currents, shallows with lots of twists and turns. You must have your own board.
    NOTE: Check in 15 minutes early for a safety briefing and equipment check
  5.  Extreme – A serious mental and physical challenge. Requires experience and stamina. There may be a combination of cross country portage, weirs, strong currents, shallows and rapids. You must have your own board and leash
    NOTE: Check in 15 minutes early for a safety briefing and equipment check

Terrain:

The terrain rating lets you know what to expect on the paddle in terms of cross country, locks, weirs and portage.

  1. Easy - No potage, weirs or off road – A straight forward paddle from start to finish
  2. Average - There will be some portage around locks and / or weirs.
  3. Challenging – There will be a number of locks and / or weirs to contend with and
    may also include an element of night paddling
  4. Difficult – There will be some visible and invisible obstacles such as fallen trees and the like to navigate over / under or around, with no viable exit from the paddle rout except for the start / beginning and may also include night paddling.
    NOTE: Check in 15 minutes early for a safety briefing and equipment check  
  5. Extreme – There will be many visible and invisible obstacles such as fallen trees and the like to navigate over / under or around, low bridges, there will also be a number of portage points with no viable exit from the paddle rout except for the start / beginning and may also include night paddling.
    NOTE: Check in 15 minutes early for a safety briefing and equipment check
  Exertion:  
 
  1. Light – A straight forward paddle, probably on still water and less than 2 hours.
  2. Average – Probably about 3 hours to complete.
  3. Challenging – A reasonably long paddle of say 4 hours