Circumnavigations: Holy Island (Anglesey)

There are a number of 'Holy Islands' dotted around the country - this one (Ynys Gybi) is linked to the Isle of Anglesey. While Anglesey is a popular paddling destination itself, the Holy Island cicumnav condenses the best of Anglesey into a one day adventure. This popular trip involves a wide range of the sea paddling spectrum: tideraces and overfalls, sheer cliffs, caves and coves, along with inland paddling and sandy beaches. Tidal planning is crucial here as there are two tidal sluices through the embankments to negotiate - at Stanley and Four Mile Bridge.

BEWARE: To negotiate Stanley Embankment correct tidal timing is ESSENTIAL - this sluice is LETHALLY DANGEROUS at certain points of the tide.

Holy Island


Number of Records: 3
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Pos. K1W Cat Paddler Elapsed Date Start Boat Note Links
1 K1M John Willacy 02:55:45 13-Jun-14 Borthwen Rockpool Taran
2 K1M David Attenborough 04:18:39 04-Dec-13 Borthwen P+H Quest
3 K1M John Willacy 04:28:00 21-Nov-05 Cymyran Nelo Inuk

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Number of Records: 3

Pos. K1W Cat Paddler Elapsed Date Start Boat Note Links
1 Team Nick Cunliffe
Kamala Sen
04:50:06 10-Sep-15 Holyhead Valley Avocet
Valley Nordkapp LV
2 Team Pete Evans
Steve Miles
05:00:00 12-Feb-13 Porth Dafarch SKUK Explorer
Rockpool GT
3 Team Steve Ahearne
John Willacy
07:05:00 15-Sep-07 Treaddur Bay Rockpool Alaw Bach
P+H Quest

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Holy Island

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