Adventure TrainingSports

Kayaking Weekend 2008

Seven cadets from the squadron teamed up with cadets from Plymouth and Cornwall wing to attend a paddlesport weekend at Roadford Lake in Devon. The cadets left on Friday 19 September arriving at the lake by the campsite at 2100. On Saturday the cadets met with the rest of the group who would be attending the weekend course. All of the cadets learned skills in kayaks and open canoes, they also had the opportunity to try out different sorts of boats from playboats to racing kayaks. All of the cadets developed their skills of the weekend which included capsize drills. Cdt Harding, Cdt Hawkins, Cdt Dick, Cdt Natio, Cdt Steel, Cdt Lovell and Cdt Lees were continually assessed during the course and they all successfully passed their BCU 1 star award. Photos of the weekend are available.