New Dates announced for the BUCS WWR Championships on the River Washburn near Harrogate. The event has been postponed due to lack of water and will now take place 23rd & 24th February - hosted by Friends of Durham Canoe Club. Always a great event - spectacular racing and mass participation so please come along and participate or just to watch.
Great racing at the Dee this weekend for the Welsh Open Championship Sprint.Congratulations to Jamie Christie on winning the Llangollen Cup for the fastest time of the day yesterday on the Classic and many thanks to Julie Lewis and her team of helpers for running a great weekend of racing.
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Another of your calendars. We have the Tour of the North 2018 with the Tyne Classic Regional race on Saturday 1 Dec starting at Chollerford (meeting from 10:00 am for warm up at Acomb quarry NE46 4RY.
We have the Tees Classic & Sprint National Races – on Sunday 2 Dec 2018 Meeting at Eggleston DL12 9EQ at 9.30am for Tees Classic, start 10.45am followed by Tees Sprint at Abbey rapids – 13:00
We will also have the ACM in Hexham at the Club House on Tyne Green after the Racing on Saturday 1st December. The aim will be to consult on the WWR 4 Year Development Plan and get ideas and input on what we do to grow the sport across GB and how as British Canoeing we support International Competition
One for your calendars - all those competing in our GB national race series. We have the Welsh Open Championships on the weekend of 27th & 28th October. We've developed the format to maximise the time on white water and enable everyone to get in a good team race - see how to learn the lines from the experts! Always a great event with excellent water - try out the serpents tail! Start below horseshoe falls and get out above town falls (rock slabs river right)
We have the 2018/19 Matlock Sprint Winter Race series coming up with 4 races starting Sat 13 Oct, 24th Nov 2018, 19th Jan 2019 and finishing on Sat 2nd March 2019. These are great races for novices, offering a taste of sprint racing on grade 2 water. Each race consists of two timed runs, (your fastest time counts) each Paddler sets off in 1min intervals and race against the clock.
The racing will be on the River Derwent meeting at the Artists Corner Car Park,Matlock, from 9.30 a.m. Race start 11am. All welcome - please come along and give it a try.
We have the Nene White Water Race and Wavehopper Championships coming up next Sunday - all welcome. The winning club will be awarded a new Wavehopper as a prize, kindly donated by Wave Sports. There will be categories for boats under 3.5m as well as for Wavehoppers - It is always a great fun event.The Nene is a great Venue so please come along and give it a try.
We welcome and encourage everyone to take part, any age, any type of boat, any combination of paddler. It is a great event suitable for novice and expert paddlers alike.