Something for Everyone

Despite the best efforts of the weather, there was still something for everyone last weekend. On Saturday we had people all over the country. The club ran a mixed K2 session on the Thames at Wolvercote. It’s always good to get out on the river as a change to the...

The Season’s Underway

It’s been another busy couple of weekends with a mix of racing. A small team went to the Anker Valley Marathon, and there were second places for Noah in Division 4 K1 – his highest placing at this level so far, and for Colette with Rachel T-F in Division 6 K2....

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...

Ross Warland Memorial Challenge

We had great support both on and off the water for the annual Ross Warland Memorial Challenge, with 100 boats and 170 paddlers taking on the 20 miles in K1 or K2 and the various relay options. Congratulations to everyone who took part – whether chasing records,...

Banbury Hasler

A convincing win at their own Hasler race topped off another successful weekend for Banbury and District Canoe Club. Over 200 paddlers from around the country took to the Oxford Canal on Sunday, racing over distances from 2 to 12 miles, and with up to 14 locks to...

Welsh Open

Our wildwater paddlers, Rob, Jack and George raced at the Welsh Open at Llangollen at the weekend.  They were only able to do the classic on the Saturday, as they valiantly came back to compete at the club’s Hasler race on Sunday.  The fields were small, but it...