With over 200 now expected for Canoefest @ Ross 2016, online bookings have now closed. If you’re late booking, or you are a coach or volunteer who has not yet registered, please email Gary: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Imported from Kringelfieber, and c/o Hou Canoes: Beer Cooler Challenges! We might also have a poling contest in them. It’s been done… but requires a little more concentration than in a “Trad” boat!
Registration is now open for Canoefest 2016 (book here) so we’ve prepared this page on things you might like to know before booking. We will be based at Ross Rowing Club at Ross-on-Wye. Here we have exclusive use of the field adjacent to the river, upstream of the clubhouse. Note: this is pasture land rather than manicured lawn, and is […]
From the Canoefest 2016 base at Ross Rowing Club, participants can jump into boats and explore the Wye. If you’re prepared to shuttle one way, the journey down from Hereford is around 22 miles. The other classic from Ross-on-Wye is through Symonds Yat to Monmouth. We trust lots of our Members will be taking advantage […]
The OCA Canoefest weekend will conclude yet another European Tour for classic canoe guru Becky Mason. As elsewhere on her tour, Becky will offer workshops on classic basic solo skills and classic advanced solo strokes plus half-day workshops in essential classic tandem skills, classic tandem manoeuvres canoeing. For more idea of what to expect see The […]
The OCA was founded in 1956, so 2016 is our 60th Anniversary. The highlight of our celebrations will be Canoefest 2016 – that’s Friday 29th April to Monday 2nd May at Ross Rowing Club on the banks of the River Wye. We will have exclusive use of the Rowing Club’s “Riverside Field” for camping, with […]