When the days get short we host a series of chats, presentations, lectures, workshops for anyone interested in paddling or the outdoors – our Winter Warmers!
We pride ourselves on being more than just a shop, these sessions are all free of charge and there is no booking required.
Grab a coffee, sit down and be inspired at AS Watersports.
Next Winter Warmer:
Emerald Coloured Water
With Tom Thorpe
7pm Thursday 28th November 2019 at AS Watersports
A solo 26 day, anti-clockwise circumnavigation of Ireland, starting and finishing in Scotland! Join local paddler and fast sea kayak enthusiast Tom Thorpe to bear his story on this incredible expedition.
When One Trip Isn’t Enough –
Stories from India, Chile and Norway
With Rowan James
7pm Thursday 12th December 2019 at AS Watersports
Rowan grew up in the South West and cut his teeth on the Dart. His appetite for adventure has taken him far and wide. His experience and passion also led to him working as a coach and guide for world renowned Gene17 Kayaking and as an ambassador for Palm Equipment. We can’t wait to hear Rowan share some stories, lessons and insights from his recent travels.
Kayaking ‘The Great Loop’
With Steve Chard
7pm Thursday 23rd January 2020 at AS Watersports
- Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance
- Weldmar Hospicecare Trust, Dorchester
- Kidney Research UK
- Walking With The Wounded
Muckle Flugga or Bust
With Liz Garnett
7pm Thursday 27th February 2020 at AS Watersports
A trip to the end of the British Isles. Two friends try to paddle a double kayak from John O’Groats to the most northerly rock in the British Isles, Muckle Flugga. It turns into an epic adventure of open crossings, speeding tides, towering cliffs, wildlife, archaeology and a lot of super noodles.
Chasing Adventure – Paddleboarding Nepal
With Liam Kirkham
7pm Thursday 12th March 2020 at AS Watersports
What is the point of an Adventure?! Why and how Liam ended up on a self-supported 135km paddleboard trip on a remote river in Nepal with a friend that ….”doesn’t paddle”. A light hearted talk for anyone interested in the outdoors.