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    Wick Coastal Rowing Club Off To A Great StartThumbnail for article : Wick Coastal Rowing Club Off To A Great Start
    One of the newest clubs in Caithness has got off to a great start.   Wick Coastal Rowing club has bounded on to the stage in the latter half of 2012.  
    Opening Up Canoeing in Caithness and North SutherlandThumbnail for article : Opening Up Canoeing in Caithness and North Sutherland
    The Thurso-based Pentland Canoe Club has taken delivery of 4 open canoes along with associated equipment and a trailer thanks to support from the Awards For All Scotland programme and a Discretionary Ward Grant from The Highland Council.   The equipment was handed over to the Club by John Thurso MP and Councillor David Flear representing The Highland Council.  
    Anglers and Canoeists Unite to Fight Salmon Parasite Threat
    The Association of Salmon Fishery Boards (ASFB) and Scottish Canoe Association (SCA) have made a joint call for tighter measures to prevent a deadly salmon parasite entering Scottish waters.  The two organisations hope that their unprecedented combined effort will lead to the introduction of a high profile campaign at ports and airports to raise awareness of the threat from the Gyrodactylus salaris (Gs) parasite.  
    Anglers and Canoeists Unite to Fight Salmon Parasite Threat
    The Association of Salmon Fishery Boards (ASFB) and Scottish Canoe Association (SCA) have made a joint call for tighter measures to prevent a deadly salmon parasite entering Scottish waters.  The two organisations hope that their unprecedented combined effort will lead to the introduction of a high profile campaign at ports and airports to raise awareness of the threat from the Gyrodactylus salaris (Gs) parasite.  
    New Kayaks For Pentland Canoe ClubThumbnail for article : New Kayaks For Pentland Canoe Club
    Following a grant from the Awards For All Scotland programme, the Thurso based Pentland Canoe Club has taken delivery of 3 sea kayaks, 3 river kayaks and a double kayak.  The equipment was handed over to the Club by Tom Jackson, the Chairman of the Caithness Sports Council and a Director of Coaching Highland.  
    Scottish Sea Kayak Symposium - 25th - 28th May 2007Thumbnail for article : Scottish Sea Kayak Symposium - 25th - 28th May 2007
    The weekend of 25 28 May 2007 will see around 250 sea kayakers from around the UK, America; Holland; Jersey; Ireland and France heading to the Isle of Skye to attend the 8th Scottish Sea Kayak Symposium.  The Symposium will be based at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Gaelic College on the Sleat peninsula.  
    Scottish Sea Kayak Symposium - 25th - 28th May 2007Thumbnail for article : Scottish Sea Kayak Symposium - 25th - 28th May 2007
    The weekend of 25 28 May 2007 will see around 250 sea kayakers from around the UK, America; Holland; Jersey; Ireland and France heading to the Isle of Skye to attend the 8th Scottish Sea Kayak Symposium.  The Symposium will be based at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Gaelic College on the Sleat peninsula.  
    Funding for Kayaking in Thurso
    The Thurso based Pentland Canoe Club has been awarded 5680 grant from the Awards For All Scotland programme which is supported by the Scottish Arts Council, the Heritage Lottery Fund, sportscotland and the Big Lottery Fund.   This award will assist in the purchase of 3 sea kayaks, 3 river kayaks and a double kayak.  
    Kayaking Videos on Google & TV.Caithness.OrgThumbnail for article : Kayaking Videos on Google & TV.Caithness.Org
    We've just discovered a cache of kayaking videos featuring the Caithness Kayak Club on Google Video.   We think they are a great advertisment for the club and its many activities and have added them all to TV.Caithness.Org to help make them easier to find.  
    Canoe And Kayak Safety Training CourseThumbnail for article : Canoe And Kayak Safety Training Course
    Kayakers from the Pentland Canoe and Caithness Kayak Clubs attended a one day training course for the Scottish Canoe Association Canoeing Safety Test in Wick.  The award is a pre-requisite for those wishing to become a kayak coach.