Friday, January 04, 2019

New Year's Honours

Recognising achievements in 2018

2018 was an incredible year for skills development in the Isle of Man. Highlights include reaching their current goals, challenges, trips and achieving British Canoeing Awards.

Moderate Water Leader Award
Becky Crease, Mark Henson

3* Personal Performance Award
Ella, Elsie, Finn, Luke, Elizabeth, Jack, Lizzie, Fergus

3* Personal Performance Award
Lucy Partington, Rowan Grundey, Tim Cross, James Young

Open Crossing Isle of Man to Scotland (and back)
Tim Cass, Keirron Tastagh, Becky Crease, Lucy Partington, Rowan Grundey, Martin Dycher, Gerry McGarvey, Tim Cross

Junior Paddlesport Program
48 juniors progressing through fundamental skills development indoors, then kayaking on the sea in the summer. Aged 7yrs upwards journey's included paddling to Thistle head from Fenella beach, (and back) over 2km distance round trip, encounters with puffins, seals, guillemots, razorbills, shags, oyster catcher's, amazing rock formations...

 Adults Paddlesport Indoor Program established

Tim Cass's solo expedition along the west coast of Ireland by sea kayak

 Adventure Club weekly training on Sunday mornings by members, continue year round! 

Lauren and John getting married at Bradda Head

Boxing Day Orienteering Event

New Year's Day Paddle from Laxey Beach

 .... and afternoon stroll up the North Ridge

Youth Scholarship Training - New Year's Eve

Sea Kayaking Experiences - on demand over Christmas Hols

 Christmas Day stroll

 Boxing Day Sea Kayaking Experience

Boxing Day Orienteering Event

 Catch you on the water soon!
Keirron and the Team

ps. a few pics from La Palma...

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