I successfully built a homemade paddle ergometer after looking at the price of new ones. You can see video of it in action at diypaddleergometers.wixsite.com/build, that gives you a good idea of how it works. For those that want step by step instructions, you will also have the option of buying detailed plans for $9 Cdn. ($7 U.S.). It’s a great way to own a very functional and affordable piece of training equipment. Being out on the water is always best, but an erg can help with conditioning and technique on the days you can't get out. ... See MoreSee Less
Just a reminder that the Matlock Canoe Club AGM is this Sunday at 7pm in the Raft dining room (note the room change), upstairs at the Fishpond in Matlock Bath, DE4 3NR.
Committee members and other posts are filled at the AGM; current postholders are listed below. If anybody is interested in standing for any position then you’re welcome to put yourself forward either before or at the meeting.
Chair Colin Matchett Vice Chair Steve Briggs Treasurer Craig Mulder Secretary Tanya Gibbons Coaching Coordinator Incorporating Volunteer Coordinator Callum Lovatt Pool Coordinator (acting) Colin Matchett Welfare Officer (male) Mark Merrick WelfareOfficer (female) (acting) Tanya Gibbons Membership Richard Hanby Club Member Officers Rick Needham, Laura Wardle, Caryl Isaac Non Committee Posts Slalom Event Organiser Angela Matchett Recreation Paddling Officer Mark Merrick Slalom Officer Steve Briggs Website officer Chris Martin Access Officer Pete Montgomery Equipment & Maintenance Officer Chris Martin Event Coordinator Mark Merrick
Light refreshments will be served towards the end of the meeting.