Dear Club Secretary, 

Please can you pass this information on to all of your Female members (over 18) and any other female’s who may be interested in attending this paddling event.

The Scottish Women’s Paddle Symposium

The aim of the weekend is to provide mentoring and inspiration to women who want to progress; whether that’s to gain a new qualification or purely for enjoyment; all in a social and supportive environment.  

The weekend has a wide verity of workshops at all levels so whether you want to try a new discipline, increase your confidence in a specific area, or improve on a specific skill or technique, there is a workshop for you. It is also a fantastic opportunity to get to know and paddle with like minded people.  

Venue: Snowgoose, Corpach, Fort William

Disciplines: Sea Kayak, Open Canoe and White Water. 

Date 11th – 13th May (Workshops starts on the Saturday). 

You can find out more and book the weekend here

Any questions just give the office a call on 01313 177314 or email events@canoescotland.org.

Many thanks for your help. 

Sean

The Opening Cruise is planned for Saturday 31st March.

Plan to leave the beach by 11:30 (so at Club no later than 11:00 for boat allocation) and head for Kilcreggan Hotel via Kilcreggan beach. Lunch at the hotel and back to the Club about 3pm (ish)

All sporting disciplines welcome and encouraged, although swimmers may want to leave a little earlier if not travelling by boat!!!!

The AGM will be held at 8pm on Thursday 29th March.

As of the AGM there will be a number of vacancies on the Management Committee. We will be looking to fill at least the following posts:
Honorary Treasurer
Bar Convenor
House Convenor

Anyone interested in any of these post should contact the Vice President or Honorary Secretary

One of the other topics for approval is the revised Constitution debated at a GM on 20th Feb. Updated version of this is available via the link below.

Const_Draft 05 March 2018

Wording highlighted in yellow is the amended version, original available if you look under ABOUT tab.

Agenda for the meeting and copy of minutes from 2017 AGM are below.

AGM Agenda 2018

AGM Minutes 2017

Adam A. Graham
Honorary Secretary

Just a wee reminder of some of the events the clubhouse will be hosting this week.

Tuesday – SCA are meeting with a kayaking group to further develop our relationship with them
Wednesday – Monthly management committee meeting
Thursday – Talk by Colin Campbell on the SCA awards scheme
Friday – Rum tasting night
Saturday – 6 Nations Rugby on the Big Screen (Super Saturday)
Sunday – SAL YOUNG ATHLETES ROAD RACES

Thursday, Friday & Saturday events are open to all members to attend.

If you can help out by spending a few hours at the Club on Sunday please contact George via captain@rwsabc.com

The clubhouse was closed on Wednesday & Thursday nights, as it would have been difficult for staff or members to get to and from the clubhouse. We re-opened on Friday night from 5-9pm and then all as normal yesterday. The Club will open as normal today and hopefully all will return to normal on Tuesday night and throughout the rest of the week.

Keep an eye on this website and the various social media sites for updates on opening and the events planned for the coming 7-10 days.

As well as the Pool Sessions and the planned talk on Thursday night by Hugh Kerr, we will also have the Scotland v Ireland 6 Nations game showing on the big screen at 2:15pm on Saturday.

Due to the severe weather the Office Bearers and Bar Convenor chose to leave the clubhouse closed on Wednesday night and again tonight, thereby avoiding the need for Bar Staff & Cleaning Staff to travel in the conditions. We will review the situation during the day tomorrow as regards opening on Friday night.

Adam Graham
Hon. Sec.

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