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More support for National Watersports Month

Mar 18, 2014 Comments Off on More support for National Watersports Month

SUPPORT: National Watersports Month, which is taking place in May to encourage the nation to get on the water, has received further support from British Water Ski and Wakeboard (BWSW). BWSW has joined forces with fellow watersports organisations British Canoe Union (BCU), British Marine Federation (BMF), British Rowing and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) to […]

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RYA “Active Marina Experience” back for second year

Mar 18, 2014 Comments Off on RYA “Active Marina Experience” back for second year

RYA ‘Active Marina Experience Returns’ to the All Wales Boat Show Following the success of last year’s inaugural RYA Active Marina Experience at the All Wales Boat Show, WYA will be offering you another opportunity to refresh your boating skills and gain top tips from expert instructors. FREE on-the-water and shorebased workshops in partnership with Celtic Cruising […]

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Llangollen Canal pinch point

Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off on Llangollen Canal pinch point

INLAND WATERWAYS: The Historic Narrow Boat Club and the IWA Shrewsbury District & North Wales Branch met with the Canal & River Trust (CRT) to discuss the Llangollen Canal pinch point, writes Harry Arnold. The talks with CRT engineering manager for the Midlands, Sally Boddy, discussed progress on the problems of the ‘pinch point’ at […]

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Welsh marine planning consultation

Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off on Welsh marine planning consultation

MARINE PLANNING: The Welsh Government has issued a Statement of Public Participation describing how it intends to consult on marine planning around the Welsh coast, writes Stuart Fisher. Stakeholders are invited to record their interest at this stage and say whether they agree with the consultation procedures. Responses are required by 28th March. Details are […]

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Alien early warning system

Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off on Alien early warning system

Alien early warning system ALIENS: Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences is undertaking a study until March 2015 to try to detect non native invasive species introduced to north Wales by recreational and other craft, writes Stuart Fisher. – See more 

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Watersport Expanded

Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off on Watersport Expanded

Wakeboarding, Wet Jets, Catamarans, Sailing, Rowing, Paddle Boards……. it’s all booked in for 2014   North Wales offers a large number of beautiful locations for canoeing and kayaking including hidden creeks, tranquil rivers, idyllic lakes as well as steep chutes and boulder strewn rapids for a spot of whitewater rafting and not forgetting the expanse […]

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