Surfing the Swellies

PSK Performance Coaching

 

Intro to Moving Water

An introduction package to paddling a sea kayak on moving water, based around the Swellies in the Menai Straits. From reading the water to moving water boat handling; this is an essential skill area that is often neglected by sea paddlers.

This session includes:

  • Reading the water
  • Edging and leaning
  • Eddylines and boils
  • Waves and moving water surfing
  • Transits and ferry glides
  • Fast and slow routes

 

Intermediate/Advanced Moving Water

This builds on the Intro to Moving Water package and builds into precision handling in more advanced and challenging conditions.

This session includes:

  • Reading the water
  • Eddylines and boils
  • Surfing Standing Waves
  • Choosing lines
  • Fun in Tide Races
  • Paddling through Tide Races
  • Scaling things up

Performance Coaching:

 

News

04-Dec-17
New times for the Puffin Loop - Pascale Eichenmuller, Dan McGonigle and John Willacy
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13-Nov-17
Chris Thorne adds a PB to the MC SUP Challenge Course - 57:01
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02-Nov-17
Steve Miles completes the Anglesey Masters 3 Mice - 03:27:22
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02-Nov-17
John Willacy adds a time to the Puffin TT - 02:59:45
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02-Nov-17
Jonny Eldridge adds a new time to the MC Legacy - 63:38
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29-Oct-17
Rich Griffiths Hughes takes his first run of the MC Challenge course - 58:30
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28-Sep-17
Chris Thorne adds a time to the Ang Masters Dulas Dash
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26-Sep-17
Another time added to the Ang Masters
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25-Sep-17
Pascale Eichenmuller/John Willacy add a time to the Ang Masters Malltraeth
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24-Sep-17
Llyn Padarn TT Winter Series starts with a K2 dust-up
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22-Sep-17
Jessie and Will Brown complete the North Channel crossing - 30th Aug
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17-Sep-17
Pascale E adds anew time to the MC Legacy - 64:03
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05-Sep-17
Steve Miles adds a time to the MC Challenge course - 53:40
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05-Sep-17
Steve Miles adds 3(!) times to the Ang Masters
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02-Sep-17
Jeff Parker takes his first run of the MC Challenge course - 48:08
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02-Sep-17
Dan McGonigle and Rich Griffiths Hughes both add Anglesey Masters times on the Skerries route
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02-Sep-17
Steve Miles joins the Anglesey Masters challenge with a run of the Skerries route
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01-Sep-17
John Willacy adds a new time to the Anglesey Masters also
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29-Aug-17
Chris Thorne christens the Ang Masters Malltraeth route
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26-Aug-17
Norbert Ziobr adds a new time to the Anglesey Masters too
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26-Aug-17
Team Fatboy add a new time to the Anglesey Masters
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26-Aug-17
Jonny Eldridge completes his Ireland Circumnav
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13-Aug-17
Dan McGonigle also adds a time to the Anglesey Masters - Menai Ultimate course
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13-Aug-17
Norbert adds a time to the Anglesey Masters too, on the 3 Mice
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13-Aug-17
Richard Griffiths Hughes and Chris Thorne add times to the Anglesey Masters
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10-Aug-17
Bryan Dickinson adds a time to the Anglesey Masters - Dulas Dash
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02-Aug-17
Alan Hunter adds a time to the Lothian Loop
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17-Jul-17
New time on the MC Legacy from Pascale (a PB2)
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09-Jul-17
New times on the MC Challenge from Norbert, Richard Peevor, Chris Thorne, Pascale and John Willacy
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04-Jul-17
Julian Haines completes his Ireland Circumnavigation - 59 days
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29-Jun-17
Steve Miles adds a new time to the MC Legacy list: 01:06:10
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14-Jun-17
Frank Harradence adds a PB to the Scolt Head Island TT - 01:55:48
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04-Jun-17
Catriona and Patrick Woods, Elaine Alexander and Desi ? cross the North Channel - 05:04
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04-Jun-17
Will Brown and Gary McClure cross the North Channel - 04:25
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31-May-17
Ade Butt, Guy Holmes and Richard Kent add times to the Hayling Island TT
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31-May-17
Chris Thorne takes the MC Challenge SUP time under the hour - 59:08
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28-May-17
Patrick Woods improves on his time for the Achill Island Circumnav, now 07:04
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23-May-17
New times added to the MC2017 for Dave Cutts, Kathy Webb and Peter Eichenmuller
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17-May-17
New times added to the MC2017 for Rich Griffiths Hughes and John Willacy - Legacy and Challenge respectively
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10-May-17
Temporary page added for new Skerries TT - not yet on menu bar. Norbert adds the first time.
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07-May-17
Pascale Eichenmuller and John Willacy add PBs to the Pen2Puffin - 02:05:44 and 01:46:15 respectively
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07-May-17
Richard Griffiths Hughes adds a PB to the MC Legacy - 69:47
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01-May-17
Dan McGonigle adds a new time to the MC Legacy - 61:21
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17-Apr-17
Jonny Eldridge adds a time to the Pen2Puffin TT - 02:13:00
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17-Apr-17
Chris Thorne adds another PB to MC Challeneg SUP times - 01:01:30
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14-Apr-17
** DW Paddler Progress Live Update **
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11-Apr-17
Michal Madera and Natalie Maderova cross to the Scillies - 06:12
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02-Apr-17
James Forward and Julian Haines circumnav the IOW - 11:42:15
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02-Apr-17
Rich Holt and Matt Parton also circumnav the IOW - 11:27
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02-Apr-17
Bryan Dickinson adds a 01:04 to the MC 2017 Legacy course.
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01-Apr-17
Chris Thorne adds a PB to MC Challeneg SUP times - 01:07:46
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25-Mar-17
Dan McGonigle adds 3 times to the MC 2017 Legacy - including a double-lapper!
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25-Mar-17
John Willacy completes the Jura circumnav in 09:55
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06-Mar-17
Chris Thorne adds yet another PB to the MC Challenge SUP
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02-Mar-17
News of Dean Dunbar and Allistair Swinsco Bute SUP Circumnav added
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27-Feb-17
Chris Thorne adds a PB to the MC Challenge SUP
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26-Feb-17
Events Calendar updated
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20-Feb-17
Latest times added to the Llyn Padarn TT
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08-Jan-17
Richard Peevor is the first to add a sweaty time to the MC 2017
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20-Dec-16
Latest times for the Llyn Padarn TT now added
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19-Dec-16
A new Menai Challenge PB for John Willacy - 54:15
and a PB2nd for Pascale - 63:43
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30-Nov-16
Chris Thorne is the first to add times to the new Menai Challenge SUP page
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29-Nov-16
Chris Withers and Jonny Eldridge - Wales to IOM crossing
15-Aug-16
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24-Nov-16
Llyn Padarn TT page added
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13-Nov-16
Events Calendar updated for 2017
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11-Oct-16
John Willacy adds a time for Scarba Circumnav - 01:32:05
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05-Oct-16
New page added: Performance Record Holders
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04-Oct-16
New times for the MC Challenge Course: Richard Peevor - 54:22
Pascale Eichenmuller - 53:17, John Willacy - 46:21
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20-Sep-16
Dan McGonigle also completes an Anglesey Circ - 11:20:18
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18-Sep-16
Eila Wilkinson completes her 3rd Anglesey Circ - 12:18:41
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18-Sep-16
Brian Turnbull adds a cracking Lothian Loop time - 01:49:50
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07-Sep-16
Frank Harradence adds a new PB to the Scolt Head Island TT - 02:03:04
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07-Sep-16
Alan Hunter adds a new time to the North Berwick TT - 01:16:52
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05-Sep-16
Kathy Webb and Dave Cutts add new times to the MC Legacy course
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31-Aug-16
Freya Hoffmeister's Ireland Circumnav added
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29-Aug-16
New page added - Menai Ultimate TT
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24-Aug-16
John Willacy breaks the record for the IOM Circumnav - 10:33
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16-Aug-16
Pascale Eichenmuller also records a new PB for the MC Legacy course - 59:31
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04-Aug-16
Pascale Eichenmuller records a new PB for the MC Challenge course - 53:58
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29-Jul-16
Neil Turnbull adds PB to North Berwick TT - 01:16:20
Alan Hunter adds a time to the Lothian Loop
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28-Jul-16
Pascale Eichenmuller and John Willacy add new times to MC2016 - 01:06:09 and 55:38 respectively
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24-Jul-16
Brian Turnbull sets a new standard for the North Berwick TT - 01:14:53
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24-Jul-16
Various new times added to the North Berwick TT results
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13-Jul-16
Brian Turnbull adds a time to North Berwick TT - 01:18:12
Lizelle Kemp adds a time too: 01:24:33
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13-Jul-16
Neil Turnbull also adds a time to North Berwick TT - 01:21:31
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04-Jul-16
Alan Hunter adds a new time to North Berwick TT - 01:24:01
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30-Jun-16
Latest issue of the PSK Journal now on-line
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23-Jun-16
Jonny Eldridge and Dan McGonigle circumnav Anglesey - 13:14
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18-Jun-16
Cathal Bagnall and Catriona Woods complete a North Channel Crossing - 05:30
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18-Jun-16
Pascale Eichenmuller and John Willacy set new PBs for the MC Challenge course (55:10 - 46:07)
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15-Jun-16
Aled Williams returns to the PSK fold with a 52:27 for the MC Challenge Course
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13-Jun-16
New TT added - Pen2Puffin
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11-Jun-16
Richard Peevor and Kamala Sen complete a Bute Circumnav - 08:30
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10-Jun-16
Norbert Ziobr adds a MC Legacy PB - 65:52
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06-Jun-16
Bryan Dickinson completes a solo circumnavigation of Anglesey - 14:32
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29-May-16
Norbert Ziobr completes the Infinity Loop (Jura/Scarba) 18:02 for 66 nm
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26-May-16
Richard Griffiths Hughes adds a new time to MC - 01:10:47
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23-May-16
Patrick Woods circumnavigates Achill Island - 08:26
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12-May-16
John Willacy adds a 2016 PB to the MC Legacy course - 56:39
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12-May-16
Joe Leach shaves a few more seconds off the Black Rock Dash - 35:49
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06-May-16
Katie Ellis adds a time to the Falmouth Triangle - 06:36
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