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by dave g
Sat Aug 15, 2015 3:03 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Guage for Lower Caragh?
Replies: 2
Views: 2484

Re: Guage for Lower Caragh?

Nice idea. i dunno how often the lower caragh is paddled though. Think phoenix do beginner trips there sometimes. the expert in this field is Daithi Power who created the flesk gauge and riverspy. If its still there, there was a "how to build a gauge" link on the site. Personally, I'd find level inf...
by dave g
Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Wanted Irish photos of surf kayaking and wave ski
Replies: 2
Views: 2972

Re: Wanted Irish photos of surf kayaking and wave ski

Do you want surf boats specifically or general purpose/playboats as well.
If so youre welcome to use any of mine.
https://kayakwestcork.shutterfly.com/
by dave g
Mon Oct 20, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Best Irish Kayaking Video ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1967

Re: Best Irish Kayaking Video ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6HDi-E ... sKsZvRAVUQ
(on my channel but made by Donncha O'Brien)
by dave g
Wed Oct 08, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: kayak rental
Replies: 1
Views: 1216

Re: kayak rental

i-canoe in dublin
by dave g
Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:00 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: comming for a visit
Replies: 4
Views: 2769

Re: comming for a visit

paddling in ireland is a lottery. winter months are the wettest but whats important is not the frequency of rain but the intensity. all irish rivers are "spate" rivers needing half an inch or more in one go to bring them to a runnable level. face book is a good source of info. try the pages for iris...
by dave g
Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Looking for young paddlers in the cork area
Replies: 4
Views: 2111

Re: Looking for young paddlers in the cork area

try phoenix- they have lots of young lads your age
by dave g
Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:53 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: OWNGAR
Replies: 0
Views: 1144

OWNGAR

OWNGAR- the tree strainer just after the confluence with the owvane has got bigger.
just possible to squeeze through on far left but big groups or beginners will need to portage
by dave g
Mon Dec 02, 2013 7:45 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: A survivors guide to New Years in Kerry
Replies: 12
Views: 7211

Re: A survivors guide to New Years in Kerry

added owenreagh guide and one for a river in beara a few months back but not up yet
by dave g
Sun Oct 27, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: FLESK HAZARDS
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Re: FLESK HAZARDS

floods during week seem to have cleared the second gorge
by dave g
Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Lost Sheep Triathlon Rescue Kayakers Required
Replies: 1
Views: 1426

Re: Lost Sheep Triathlon Rescue Kayakers Required

Hi. Date Sept 7th.
Try posting in the following (more local)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/360405977377492/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/380594125332184/
(kenmare bay and beara paddle clubs)
and i have copied this to the cork kerry paddle group
by dave g
Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Val Sesia River fest
Replies: 2
Views: 2239

Re: Val Sesia River fest

So far theres a cork crew going, a dublin crew and a limerick one. I reckon about 15 people all told
by dave g
Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Sending boats from IRE to UK
Replies: 3
Views: 2630

Re: Sending boats from IRE to UK

Hi Eoin, I looked into this recently in the other direction. Mad expensive too. Eventually boat packaged with load going to I-canoe. The 2 options i came up with had that not worked out were 1- Foot passenger on ferry. About 20 each way and boat no prob.Did that once years ago. (but you gotta persua...
by dave g
Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: European river locations - GPS
Replies: 3
Views: 2890

Re: European river locations - GPS

The french website www.eauxvives.org has a comprehensive set of guides to all french whitewater rivers.(and many in italy,switzerland,spain too)
GPS coordinates are on most. easy enough to note the ones you want.