The Everest of Marathon Canoeing Conquered

Known as the Everest of marathon canoeing, the Devizes to Westminster is, for many, the pinnacle of long-distance canoe races.  This year we had one crew in the non-stop Senior Doubles (K2) class, and three in the four-day stages race for Senior Singles (K1).  Last...

The Silly Season has Started

The race season has started – and how!  In the last few weeks we’ve had the first National Sprint Regatta of the year, with some great results for Will McC in K2 and K4.  The Hasler races have begun again, with lots of podiums and promotions for Banbury...

Give It A Go

This year we are holding a series of free Open Afternoons and for those who are keen to learn more about paddling racing boats there will be a series of up to six sessions early on subsequent Saturday mornings.  After that you should be ready to join one of our...

It’s Been A While

At half-term, two of our junior sprint squad paddlers were in Portugal for a training camp, and taking part in the Nelo Winter Challenge race, and our wildwater paddlers went up to Scotland for a successful race on the Tay at Thistlebrigg. Back home, we had a 3...

First Win of the Year

This weekend saw the first big race of the year. Organised by Richmond Canoe Club the Frank Luzmore Memorial Marathon is run over the 20.5km and 3 portages between Elmbridge Canoe Club and Richmond Canoe Club. The weather was kinder to the athletes this year, but...