Young farmers swapped ploughs for paddles

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Campbeltown Young Farmers Club members proved to be such good canoeists they did not need to bail out any of the boats.

Despite persistent drizzle, on the wettest evening of the week, more than 20 young farmers spent last Friday evening paddling round the loch as guests of Kintyre canoe club instructors.

Some took to the water in single kayaks with a spraydeck while others went out as a duo in Canadian canoes.

Young farmer canoeists plough across Campbeltown Loch. 25_c30cyfccanoeing04_movement

Most of the young farmers before they entered the water. 25_c30cyfccanoeing03_group

After five minutes the young paddlers were very confident. 25_c30cyfccanoeing02_paddles

Sid Gallagher adjusts a spray deck. 25_c30cyfccanoeing01_sid_gallagher