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11/11/2017 @ 6:15 am - 10:00 pm
|Venue/Title of trip||Dart Loop|
|Date||11th November 2017|
|Trip Leader Name
Who is leading the trip (this does not need to be the qualified river /activity leader)
Trip leader Contact Details
Coach Level 2 (Kayak)
Description of the trip
Some useful information could include:
Peer group Led/guided Coached/training
What craft is the trip suitable for?
Canoe/sea/flat water/ white water – 2/3/4
Type of activity/paddling – eg Very easy paddling/easy paddling/some experience needed
Pre-requisites needed by participants – Skills/ star award or particular experience needed
|The group will be led by three experienced river leaders.
Each participant will have demonstrable experience of kayaking in the moving water environment expected on the Dart Loop.
A dynamic risk assessment will be performed.
Young people and adults who wish to gain experience of paddling in the grade two/three river environment.
I would expect to be familiar with a number of the participants.
Three Star or Three Star equivalent. Participants must have evidence of moving water experience signed off by a Coach.
Plan B in case weather or river levels prevent plan A.
Cardiff White Water Course.
Kayak surfing at Bantham beach.
What is the rough outline of the day.
Are there any specific objectives
e.g. river running, skills coaching, group bonding.
|A single downstream passage of a four mile stretch of the river Dart in Dartmoor. The trip will be led by experienced river leaders. The purpose of this event is to develop river running skills of the participants.|
|Who is leading the activities?||Three Coaches with Level 3 (Kayak) qualification.
Ian Blatchley, Cliff Combes and Adrian Moon
|Additional Leaders or coaches and their qualifications
Are activity leaders qualifications appropriate (ie “in remit”)
Are all activity leaders up to date with paperwork
Ratio leaders to participants (e.g. 4 star leader 1:4, BCU Coach 1:6)
Ratio leaders to participants : 1:4
To the best of my knowledge the above mentioned river leaders are up to date with paperwork. They are adequately qualified to lead a group in a grade two/three white water environment. These people have experience of this role.
|Maximum number of participants||10|
|Minimum number in group||4|
|Plan B||Cardiff White Water Course.
Kayak surfing at Bantham beach.
|Meeting Location||Adventure Dolphin, Pangbourne|
|Finish Location||Adventure Dolphin, Pangbourne|
Shuttle Vehicle Can we park at venue?
Car driver form completed (if transporting under 18s)
Any additional transport information eg minibus driving, licences required, tow bar and trailer, European driving etc
|Minibus and trailer.
The river leaders will have their vehicle/s and may provide the shuttle if briefed beforehand.
One of the adult participants may travel in their car.
Andrew Middleton, see above for contact details.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Shared car fuel Tolls
Parking Access fees etc
|Forty pounds per person.|
e.g. significant items such as arranging kayak hire for a participant, helmets etc
|Kayaks available for hire if participants would like to do this.|