The Committee

Secretary - James Ramsden
Club Secretary, Paddlesport Instructor, kayaker and canoeist.

Happy on any type of river or lake.

Somewhat of a latecomer to paddling.

Favourite cake: Carrot.

Sophie - Chair
Sophie Walton Club Chair, Level 2 Coach, paddler of kayak, canoe and SUP. Best sort of paddling = with friends.

Thought I would join the club to learn how to paddle for a couple of weeks before buying inflatable canoe for £29.99.

Favourite cake: Chocolate.

Treasurer - Boris Hurinek
Club Treasurer, BCU 3*.

I started kayaking at the age of 12 and, after a long break, joined the club and has been an active member for almost 10 years. I aim to paddle every Saturday morning (9.30am from the club base) and enjoy going t
o white water centres nearby or trips to Wales.

I am also a qualified scuba diver (PADI Advanced and Deep diver) and have a black belt in Tang Soo Do (Korean martial art).

Favourite cake: Steak, medium rare please.

British Canoeing qualified Coaches


British Canoeing qualified Leaders

Les Wood
4* (Whitewater Leader), Whitewater & Sea Kayaking

Started paddling when I was a teenager but had a break for about 30 ish years.

Started paddling again back 2016 after my younger daughter got me out on the water again  

Favourite cake: BBQ Pizza