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Erik Boomer and Sarah McNair Landry – Into Twin Galaxies – 9th November 2018

An epic ski journey across the Greenland Ice Cap to kayak a river from source to the Arctic Ocean. Sarah and Erik will be joining LSKC and EKC to recount the story of their recent expedition. Venue: Portobell and Joppa …

Erik Boomer and Sarah McNair Landry – Into Twin Galaxies – 9th November 2018

Freya Hoffmeister – “Think Bigger – Survived”

LSKC hosted a fantastic evening with Freya Hoffmeister in the Portobello and Joppa Parish Church. Freya spoke about her circumnavigation of South America, entertaining us with tales of wildlife and storms. 114 hardy souls braved the winter weather to attend. …

Freya Hoffmeister – “Think Bigger – Survived”

Freya Hoffmeister “THINK BIGGER! – Survived” The First Circumnavigation of South America

  “THINK BIGGER! – Survived” The legendary Freya Hoffmeister will be hosting her talk on the first circumnavigation of the South American continent on the 25th February 2018 at Portobello and Joppa Parish Church Edinburgh. The event will start at …

Freya Hoffmeister “THINK BIGGER! – Survived” The First Circumnavigation of South America

Informal Training

During Summer 2018 LSKC will be running 3 informal training sessions aimed primarily at members who have recently joined LSKC, and are keen to test their suitability for A-grade or Evening Paddles. But others are welcome, too: river paddlers seeking …

Olly Hicks presents ‘Kayaking from Greenland to Scotland’

Lothian Sea Kayak Club are delighted to host an evening reliving the latest expedition of explorers Olly Hicks and George Bullard – The Greenland to Scotland Challenge Hear about the 1,500 mile kayak expedition from Greenland to Scotland to prove …

Olly Hicks presents ‘Kayaking from Greenland to Scotland’

New Pool Boats

Thanks to a grant from the Big Lottery Fund LSKC has new boats and kit for use in winter pool sessions.

New Pool Boats

Svalbard – The First Circumnavigation

Tara Mulvaney talks about the first circumnavigation of Svalbard, part of a team of 3 kayakers it took 71 days to cover the 2200km. During the trip they battled freezing temperatures and Polar bears. All profits made will be going …

Big Dreams, Big Seas: The Importance of Failure

In aid of the RNLI Patrick Winterton talks about the first successful kayak crossing from Scotland to Norway. Patrick, together with Ollie Hicks, made the crossing last summer in a double kayak. They faced relentless Force 5-6 winds, constantly breaking …

Big Dreams, Big Seas: The Importance of Failure