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From 30 April 2013 meet up at Scapa Pier each Tuesday at 6.30 pm.
On weekends throughout the year we occasionally go on longer trips sometimes involving overnight camping from our kayaks.
Orkney is an archipelago of over seventy islands and skerries, seventeen of which are inhabited. The surrounding seas are rather exposed and there can be strong tides, standing waves, swell and wind so planning is essential. However, with so many islands there is generally sheltered water somewhere and with knowledge and prior planning a paddle suitable for the experience and skill level of the paddlers taking part can nearly always be found, whatever the conditions.
Orkney's cliffs are predominantly soft sandstone and erosion from wind and sea has carved some spectacular rock formation and amazing caves for the kayaker to explore. These cliffs come alive with birds, especially at breeding time in the spring. The paddler will also get up close to seals, whales, sharks, dolphins, porpoises and maybe even an otter.
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