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Lee Driver
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  • leicestershire
  • United Kingdom
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Lee Driver posted a status
"cant wait to get back out on the water after xmas, been a bit dry lately, with xmas prep and all the flooding everywhere"
Dec 17, 2012
Lee Driver commented on Geoff Jennings's group Sit-on-Top Kayaks
"Ronald, thanks for the feed back, i thought 2/3 would be the answer. The rivers nearest me are pretty tame, so are good for touring there are a few weirs which are good value. my SOT has mounts for fishing but i have never tried it, my brother sea…"
Nov 24, 2012
Lee Driver commented on Geoff Jennings's group Sit-on-Top Kayaks
"Hi all, I broke my leg 18 months ago, and had to have it pinned and plated, once i recovered i found i couldnt get in a SIK very well, and became uncomfortable after only a short time. I looked at getting a canoe, but in the end i opted for a SOT,…"
Nov 23, 2012
Geoff Jennings commented on Lee Driver's blog post New Kayak
"Good deal on getting your first kayak! Consider sometime going out with your brother, under controlled circumstances, and practicing doing some re-entries from the water. It's good practice."
Mar 15, 2010
Lee Driver posted a blog post

New Kayak

Well, i have bought a kayak, i was looking at the coelman fastback but after reading reviews i have gone for a Seyvlor K1 Pointer. I bought it for use on running rivers but the first i took it out in the Bristol Channel, with my brother he was on his malibu sit on top kayak. We paddled out from Ilfracombe harbour, out to the open water and up to Capstan. When we about half way round he decided we should paddle to an outlying rock, and swap over kayaks, i almost went for a swim as i tried to get…See More
Mar 15, 2010
TJ & Lava commented on Lee Driver's blog post Restarting Kayaking
"I don't personally know anything about the model, but I did look up the reviews on it. Here's what one paddler has to say... http://www.inflatable-kayaks-guide.com/coleman-inflatable-kayak.html"
Dec 5, 2009
Lee Driver posted a blog post

Restarting Kayaking

I first paddled when i was at school on the river sour in leicestershire in England, from then i was hooked and when i joined the Army i continued this doing various trips and courses, Kayaking in Canada in the rockies which was amazing. Then i got married had kids and did less kayaking. Now they are older and they have had a go at school or in cadets and i have decided to get back on the water. Due to a severe lack of space i am getting a Colman Fastback Kayak, this is a really sturdy…See More
Dec 5, 2009

Profile Information

What kind of Paddling are you into?
Sit-on-top Kayaks, Flatwater (Lakes and mellow rivers), River Running
What boats do you own? (kayaks, canoes, rafts, etc.)
Sevlor K1 Kayak, Pyhrana K1, Galaxy SOT
Favorite place to paddle?
kananaskis river, North Devon Coast, River Soar
Most memorable paddle?
Paddling on the kananaskis river and running "The Widow Maker" a Grade 3 Drop Pool, that is notoriously Tippy
How long have you been paddling?
16-25 years

Lee Driver's Blog

New Kayak

Well, i have bought a kayak, i was looking at the coelman fastback but after reading reviews i have gone for a Seyvlor K1 Pointer. I bought it for use on running rivers but the first i took it out in the Bristol Channel, with my brother he was on his malibu sit on top kayak. We paddled out from Ilfracombe harbour, out to the open water and up to Capstan. When we about half way round he decided we should paddle to an outlying rock, and swap over kayaks, i almost went for a swim as i tried to get… Continue

Posted on March 15, 2010 at 4:51pm — 1 Comment

Restarting Kayaking

I first paddled when i was at school on the river sour in leicestershire in England, from then i was hooked and when i joined the Army i continued this doing various trips and courses, Kayaking in Canada in the rockies which was amazing. Then i got married had kids and did less kayaking. Now they are older and they have had a go at school or in cadets and i have decided to get back on the water. Due to a severe lack of space i am getting a Colman Fastback Kayak, this is a really sturdy… Continue

Posted on December 5, 2009 at 3:34pm — 1 Comment

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