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SCA Great Glen Paddle Fest

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SCA Great Glen Paddle Fest
As the Great Glen Canoe Trail project is almost complete, a paddling festival for open canoeists and sea kayakers of all abilities has been arranged to mark the official opening of Scotland’s first formal Canoe Trail. This paddling festival will be based out of Fort Augustus over the weekend 23-25 March 2012.

A wide variety of workshops have been programmed with over sixteen guest coaches and workshop leaders to give top tips, advice and coaching to the expected 200 paddlers attending.

As well as the programmed workshops running over the weekend, there will also be an open event with exhibitor & retail tents, boat manufacturers stands, various come and try sessions being offered ‘Free of Charge’ including stand up paddling, sit on tops, kayak, canoe, sea kayak demos, guided ranger walks and cycles plus lots more.

Full weekend tickets are already available online with day tickets and half day tickets available early in the new year.

More information available on

The Great Glen Canoe Trail – Scotland’s first formal Canoe Trail
For those interested in taking on the Canoe Trail in the future, the project has created a number of resources to help plan a safe adventure.

These include;
•\tResource Website
•\tTrail Guide Map (downloadable off the website)
•\tTrail Safety & Information DVD –
•\tCanoe Trail Guidebook -
•\tFREE Online application for your Canoe Licence when paddling on the Caledonian Canal/ Great Glen Canoe Trail

If you wish further information or advice when plan a Canoe Trail, please get in touch.

Donald Macpherson
Project Officer - Great Glen Canoe Trail

British Waterways Scotland, Canal Office, Seaport Marina, Muirtown Wharf, Inverness. IV3 5LE
Tel:       01463 725563
Mob:    0780 807 1810

Twitter:                         @GreatGlenCanoe
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