Circumnavigations: Walney Island

Now the second shortest circumnavigation distance on the current PSK list (Scarba), Walney Island provides an ideal route for the budding circumnavigator or for those looking for one a little more 'fast and furious'. But once again, Walney Island should not be underestimated - good planning is required to ensure fast water, or in fact any water at all. Beware of the shallow waters that can provide lively conditions along the west shore too.
Walney is a regular paddling haunt and there are many who have completed this trip, we just need to hear more details...

Walney Island

Route Distance: ~17 nm / 31 km
Prevailing direction: CCW
Recorded Start Points:
  • Earnse Point
  • Roa Island
  • South End
  • West Shore


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Posn. K1W Cat Paddler Elapsed Date Boat Verified Links
1 K1M John Willacy 02:53:09 23-Sep-20 Rockpool Taran Yes
2 K1M Ian Cooke 03:05:13 20-Sep-20 Rockpool Taran Yes
3 K1M John Willacy 03:10:00 18-Dec-12 Rockpool Taran Yes

3 solo paddlers.


Pos. Cat Paddler Elapsed Date Boat Verified Links
1 K2 Peter Hart
Keith Longney
03:21:58 19-Jul-13 ELIO K2
Yes Website GPS
2 Team Chris Drew
Will Herman
03:57:42 02-Feb-13 North_Shore Atlantic
Rockpool GT
-- Blog
3 Team O.A.G 07:00:00 06-Aug-11

5 team paddlers in 3 teams

Walney Island
6 completions -- 3 solo + 3 teams -- 8 paddlers in total (3 solo / 5 team)
Verified = GPS record

Files Searched: 1
Records returned: 6 (3+3)

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