Principally for beginners and those willing to assist.
A coach or experienced member will be present to help choose kit and provide guidance both on and off the water.
Sessions tailored to suit participants.
If you have not attended a session before then please contact kayak convenor in advance to ensure space is available.
Tuesday evenings (April to September)
Meet at circa 6pm to be on the water for 6:30pm.
Sessions are not usually coached.
Experience paddlers go for a local trip.
Some paddlers simply stay in vicinity of the club to hone their skills.
Weekend day trips (April to September)
Meet at club at circa 10:30am on Sundays.
These are usually day trips that return in the late afternoon. Distance travelled depends on weather conditions and ability of attendees.
Day trips are peer paddles and not formally led. It is assumed participants have considered the length of the trip, weather and tidal conditions etc. and deemed it is within their capabilities. If in doubt, please seek advice.
Ad hoc outings
Groups of paddlers often arrange ad hoc outings at various times. This is encouraged provided paddlers have sufficient experience, are familiar with rescue procedures and carry appropriate safety equipment.
Regard must be taken of weather, sea conditions etc. and the ability of those taking part. Remember: conditions on the Clyde can change quickly.
Several times a year, trips are arranged to go further afield. These can be multi-day expeditions with camping or other overnight accommodation.
Generally, peer trips arranged by, or around, the individuals who can go along. Organisers will advise on the skill level needed for a particular trip.
Winter, sessions in the Waterfront Leisure Complex from December to March.
The sessions are popular so booking is recommended.
There is a fee of £5 per evening per participant.
Presentations in clubhouse (Mostly during winter months)
Talks and slide shows take place in the clubhouse during the evening, usually in February and March.
Our web-site (https://www.rwsabc.co.uk/) has information about the club.
The Facebook page (RWSABC Kayakers) is a popular means of communication. You are encouraged to post and comment.