SUP Club 2024: To The Willow Set!


Venue: Paper Mill Lock (CM3 4BS /
Arrive: c.6pm (gates lock at 6.10pm!)
Launch: after 6.25pm briefing
Finish: c.8.10pm
Level: Competent river paddlers

We’re super-happy that the Willow Set parking at Paper Mill has finally dried out and reopens for its summer season today, as after a teasingly still day a building south-westerly breeze on the forecasts for this evening means we’re back to the river for SUP Club tonight. But we’re looking forward to it as the wonderful Willow Set are kindly allowing us in after hours, charging £3 from 5.30pm onwards when you use the password ‘SUPsect’ or flash our logo at the gate. Ideally get there by around 6pm, and don’t be late as the gates are planned to lock at 6.10pm.

So, setting up by c.6pm at Paper Mill Lock to gather at our ‘training zone’ by the entrance for a 6.25pm briefing ahead of a 6.30pm launch. A light breeze means we’ll probably go a lock each way tonight – first east to Rushes, then west to Mill House and back.

As always, please ensure you are licensed to paddle the river (renewals via Everyone licensed, with their own kit (including leash!) who can paddle confidently is very welcome… (Please though, if you’re not yet competently steering, stopping and turning, a busy group at SUP Club isn’t the place to learn these essential skills – we offer lessons for that!)

After, we’re going for dinner and drinks as usual – we’ll do a show of hands for numbers at the briefing.

Location: Paper Mill Lock
Date: 12/06/2024
Duration: 1 Day