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Everyone is invited to Arran Kayak Club’s open day today (Friday) at the yacht club in Lamlash.
There will be stalls, refreshments and a programme of activities. In the morning, from 10am to 12noon, there will be indoor coaching sessions on the club ergo, by Danny Matthews, a former junior world champion marathon kayaker, and also yoga for kayaking sessions by Gillian.
In the afternoon, from 12noon to 3pm, weather permitting, there will be the chance to try out a variety of boats on the water. For the outdoor taster sessions, participants should come equipped with waterproofs, shoes for getting wet, a change of clothes and a towel – the club will provide the rest.
There’s a one-off £5 charge for participating in any or all of the activities but entrance is free for those who just want to come in for a chat, wander round the stalls and perhaps grab a gourmet burger.
First time on the sea for the new club boats. NO_B15kayak01