River Tay, Broughty Ferry, Dundee

November 2014

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Today I was invited to help promote the Dundee Mountain Film Festival, and a film I will be introducing, in Broughty Ferry, Dundee.  The plan was for me to majestically SUP up and down the River Tay whilst the STV news crew took some footage for this evening’s 6 o’clock news. 
When Rhona and I arrived at the river, the weather was pretty rough.  Along with the rain and wind, the tide was still rushing in and the river was full of debris.
After a short interview, I then made my way out onto the river.  No magisterial paddling here.  I just gritted my teeth, tried to avoid the flotsam and jetsam, and prepared myself to fall in.
Hoorah, I stayed on my board, and all went well!  A cracking afternoon!  You can read all about it at http://dundee.stv.tv/articles/300532-deano-dunbar-blind-adventurer-paddles-boards-tay-river/?fromstreampost=184990
All photos below courtesy of Allan Brown, Dundee Mountain Film Festival

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