Duncan has developed quickly into an excellent paddler, who is now stepping into the role of Paddlesport Instructor.

Who quite knows where Biggles came from.. He has swept into the Club with a zany enthusiasm and the ability to fix almost anything.

Chris is a relatively new member of the Club but he has leapt in and qualified as a Paddlesport Instructor. His craft of choice is a kayak and, at the moment, his focus is on developing his whitewater and surf skills.

Simon is relatively new to the Club but has fully thrown himself into everything we do. He has dusted off his kayaking skills to take on the role of a kayak coach and has already supported paddlers at the Gower, Thames trips and on our home waters. He has also stepped up as communications officer…

Ivor brings the invaluable qualities of calmness, clarity and conscientiousness to all his activities at the Club, so it is great to be able to add him to the team of coaches.

Jeremy has found a love for SUP. As a qualified Paddlesport Instructor, Jeremy brings his passion for SUP to others.

Stuart ensures that all of the Club’s policies are fit for purpose and that we have clear operating procedures for all our activities.
As a Paddlesport Instructor, Stuart provides a calm and patient approach to support every paddler develop their confidence and challenge their skills.

Meg is the first point of contact for all coaches and instructors. She sorts out the rota for the season so that every Club session is covered by the number of qualified leaders needed. Meg also leads on training for coaches to make every coach still feels challenged in their own paddling and their leadership skills.

Coach Kevin G

Kevin G is an experienced coach who leads groups both in kayaks and on SUPs.

Steve, a long term member of club, enjoys whitewater, surf and sea kayaking, as well as the odd open canoe paddle. Steve is now bringing his extensive experience of paddling, coaching and the Club to develop a new role, that of Awards Officer. Steve will lead on the British Canoeing Awards for all members who want to formally progress their skills.