Captain Birdseye paddles his own canoe

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  1. Wildman

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    After the disaster of my maritime exploits last year it has taken me a while to find the time to get back on the water
    I just knew it was going to be a good day when I arrived to find a little egret on the foreshore
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    Having arrived at the site of my near drowning last year (note how steep that muddy bank is).
    [​IMG] I waited a while as the tide was rushing past at a rate of knots then took the plunge
    Sue stood on the shore camera in hand ready to catch the moment I drowned
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    I am pleased to report we both missed it
    [​IMG] and once the tide race eased up I managed to disappear from sight
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    An hour later with sore shoulders I returned as dry as I set out even my feet had dried.
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    Now how to carry it on my motorhome
    [​IMG] looks like that might do it.
     
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    Looks like a good afternoon out, thanks for the pictures :Smile:
     
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    EEERRRMMM?

    Why are you wearing body armour?:Wink:
     
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    Good practice.....if he's gonna drown then it will save divers searching for the body :Laughing:
     
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    Err where else was I going to stash 50 kilos of magic mushrooms.:Rofl1::Rofl1:
    and my banana yum yum
     
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    Must say am impressed Roger. I thought you were kidding the other night. Well done to ya. :thumb:
     
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    just a question Roger

    Just a question Roger... how do you cope with just one rear lamp?



    Bob
     
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    nice one Roger, it looks a bit like some of the streets here in York !!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Simple.............He lives in Devon.
     
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    tis easy with the addition of a trailer board.
     
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    I had this picture Roger

    I had this picture Roger of you driving down the road with the canoe on the back as the picture with have a number plate and one tail lamp. :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1: is it to heavy to put on the roof?

    Bob::Blush:
     
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    not heavy Bob, just no room without covering up the solar panels and skylights etc.
     
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    Congratulations on surviving your return to the water Roger,

    I've not paddle the Torridge for some time and normally launch from Appledore slip (not so much mud), some great wildlife along the banks and have had the occasional fish which is a bonus.

    2dogs
     
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    Kayaking a great way to catch your dinner.

    Come the warmer weather maybe we can meet up for a paddle. there are a number of kayakers in the area, some members of MHF and others of the Kayak fishing club.
    http://kayakfishinguk.net/
    I hope it is ok to include the link if not then please remove it Jim. There must be more canoeist and kayakers in fun. I have a canoe trailer here that can carry several at a time, maybe we could have a fishing meet or somesuch thing.
     
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    Am up for a fishing meet, but am not sure of fishing in a kiyak, I will bring my own water transport if that's OK.
     
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    Roger your hair grows faster than my lawn:Rofl1:
     
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    and here i thought Robinson Crusoe had escaped the island :Rofl1:
     

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