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Random Thoughts: Trying is better than talking, succeeding is better than trying. A slow time is better than no time. There are only two people that listen to your excuses, you and your Mum. Three P’s to set a record:  Planning, Preparation, Pacing. Good luck: Preparation meets Opportunity The weather is what it is, not …

Straits Sess Reminder

Ints Short 5 on 5 60 ons Arches Climbs Cardinal Crosses Cardinal Pyramid Church Islands Cribbin Crosses Downstream Sprints GG Climbs GG Buoys MB Buoys Perch Ferries Perch WOT Sprints Snowdonia Diagonals Snowdonia 8’s Med 8′ on BB Loops BB Wind Ferries Benlas-Cardinal-Welltog 8’s Cardinal Ferries Cribbin Laps Farts Ferry to C Wave GG-Cardinal Efforts …

The P&H Irish Sea Crossing, 23/24 July 1972 – (St. George’s Channel)

By John Chamberlin A ‘First’ for Midland Canoe Club At 18.00 hrs on Sunday, 23rd July, George Bazeley, lan Tatam and myself set off from Whitesands Bay (near St David’s in Pembrokeshire, South Wales) to canoe, without escort, to Southern Ireland. 17 hours later at 11 .00 hours on Monday 24th, we landed safely at …

The P&H Irish Sea Crossing – 14/15 June 1996

By John Chamberlin ‘Chance Favours The Prepared Mind’ (Louis Pasteur, 1822-95) ‘You Make Your Own Luck’ (John Chamberlin, b. 1946)   At 22.30 on Friday, 14 June, 1996, Tim Oldrini and myself left Soldiers’ Point, Holyhead, Anglesey and headed out past North Stack to assume a compass bearing of 280 magnetic. Sixteen and a quarter …