I hope you are all well and enjoying the amazing weather of sun and hail in the same 5 minutes! Oh well it gets you used to a British Summer!
May Dip: 1st May 20:00 till Sunrise
It's not essential to do it naked; some see it as optional
Get invoked in a university tradition which has existed for generations; if you want to atone for your academic sins or just fancy a party join canoe club for a classic May Dip House Crawl; see the fb event Fun fact: the may dip along with the Gaudie commemorate John Honey who rescued 5 men from a sinking ship
Pointless Night: 3rd May 19:30
Well done to our team at BUCS polo, polo, polo last weekend!
POINTLESS CANOE FUNDRAISER Sunday 3rd May 7:30
COME SHOW OFF YOUR QUIZZING SKILLS, RAISE FUNDS FOR THE CLUB AND POTENTIALLY WIN MONEYS !!!
Its teams of 2 and its £5 per team to play :) if you beat all the other teams you win a POINTLESS TROPHY. then just like in the show you get the chance to win half of the money pot !!!
so take a break from your studies and come along. even if you don't want to play come along and spectate (it will be a lot more fun with an audience)
If you want to enter a team then post on the event page with the names of your team members :) Venue to be confirmed
End of Year Bonfire! : 21st of May
There is no better way to celebrate the end of exams than the bonfire on East Sands. We will also have the end of year awards so look out for the poll which is coming out soon! The prizes are generally for memorable things (kayak related or not) which have happened throughout the year. The exact categories are still being decided. I think I won 'quote of the year' last year with 'NSR'
To sign up could you please enter your details here and when in the week you can come (you don't even have to come for all of it!)
This week is a must-not-miss FREE week of the best kayaking you'll have until you go to the Alps.
Every year the AU help us fund a glorious week of coaching, paddling, catching up and above all: FUN!
!!!PRESEASON 2015!!! 30th August- 6th September
This is the week of a lifetime...
Everyone is welcome! Beginner, Improverr, Intermediates and Adanced, we'll find something for everyone!Sunday through Thursday we will return to St Andrews each night, Friday through Sunday we shall be staying out on the west coast.
Don't miss out!!!
Courses and Training
So make use of these as much as possible by taking 5 minutes to fill out this form (hyperlink this: http://goo.gl/forms/qHVNl8q9jW)
Every year the Club and AU subsidise courses so you only have to pay 1/3 of the cost! This is incredible and not a deal you could get any other way.
What Courses/Training would you like next year? this section is coming to you from your Dev Officer in the Czech Republic where it is sunny but kayak-less :(Early to start thinking about it but the best coaches bet booked up quickly!
Check out the link to check it out :)
Club Photos!This week is the last call to get your hands on some beautiful A3 colour photies of all your favourite beautiful people! A mere £2 a pop.
Aquapacs are Great!
Aquapacs are great for on the river so you can keep your phone etc safe! They are highly recommended.See their website for more info
Summer Instructor Job in Italy
A former Canoe Club member is looking for kayak instructors to work in Bibione (in the Venice region) from June 5th to mid-September at a kayaking centre.
They need not necessarily be qualified coaches, as long as they are capable kayakers, but qualified coaches are preferred.
If this is of interest or you want to know more please contact Sanna on 'email@example.com'
If you fancy a used helmet, brand new lomo pogies or a beanie hat contact Beth (bm67). The helmet is £40, pogies are £5 and the beanie hat £10!
Blast From The Past
Also bridges and kayaking combined (everyone has likely seen it but still great..) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8t9yXvRCwg
Video of the Week
This has to be the kayak video of the week! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3vtJ401qhA
Stay keen St Andrews!