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Gloucester Results 2019

September 15th, 2019|Categories: Racing|Tags: , |

Gloucester Hasler Results 2019 Our 5th Gloucester Hasler was another huge success, with over 100 entries.  The race included a wide range of people and craft taking part, and for the first time, the race included a turning point in the Docks at Gloucester.  Clear weather and good conditions meant that the racing was good and there were some very close racing.  Well [...]

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Tewkesbury Results 2019

August 12th, 2019|Categories: Racing|Tags: , |

The Tewkesbury Race Results 2019 Our inaugural Tewkesbury Hasler Canoe Marathon Race on Sunday 28th July 2019 was a huge success and saw over 100 boats taking to the river Severn to compete in a wide range of divisions.  Thanks to all those who came to the event to take part and compete, it is great to see so many people taking [...]

Basic Safety & Rescue Course

May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Training|Tags: , , |

Basic Safety and Rescue Course This course was billed as "learning to rescue yourself and others in a 'real' environment" and the course format was split pretty much 50/50 between the classroom theory and the practical aspects on/in the water. The classroom work was based around discussions on the theme of preparing and running a kayaking trip regarding items to consider before the [...]

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Marathon Results 2018

September 18th, 2018|Categories: Racing|Tags: , |

The Gloucester Race Results 2018 The race is over and the results are in.  Have a look at the full printout here.  As usual, Gloucester put on a fantastic event with most things running to time.  There were slightly fewer racers here this year, approximately 130 but still an excellent outcome for the event. Overall points scored are shown below: Full [...]

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The Gower 2018

July 11th, 2018|Categories: Sea and Surf, Trips|Tags: , , |

The Gower Weekend 2018 Well, what a weekend we just had on the Gower!  From beginners to fully experienced paddlers, this was a weekend for everyone.  About 30 of us attended on the Saturday with about 25 staying overnight for the camping experience. We undertook a range of activities from introductory surfing, stand-up paddle boarding to a full days expedition for sea [...]

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Go Canoeing week 2018

June 6th, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Go Canoeing Week 2018 Local Cubs getting a chance to paddle As part of National Go Canoeing Week 2018, we welcomed members of the Gloucester 46th Cubs Group the boathouse.  The cubs borrowed our equipment; boats, paddles and PFDs and “had a go”. Some 18 Cubs and 10 leaders were out on the water supported [...]

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Tryweryn 2018

May 20th, 2018|Categories: Whitewater|Tags: |

Tryweryn 2018 Grade 3/4, 9 cubics release. After three years with the club and from novice to now, I find myself with Ian and 8 other members of the club heading up to Tryweryn and a grade 4 paddle. Booking into the centre and settled in. After the initial 'practice' rapids, we all proceeded with [...]

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Seven to the Dee

March 30th, 2018|Categories: Trips, Whitewater|Tags: , |

Seven paddlers go to the Dee Well some of you may be familiar with the famous Town Falls in Llangollen.  The included photo is taken from the bridge at the bottom of the high street. There was a good amount of water in the Dee today, and a blast down Town Falls finished off a grand day out for seven intrepid paddlers. [...]

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The Darty Dozen

March 12th, 2018|Categories: Trips, Whitewater|Tags: |

The Darty Dozen Twelve intrepid paddlers run the Dart On the 21st of January 2018, Gloucester Canoe Club took a group of 12 paddlers to descend the Dart Loop.  The group consisted of seasoned experts, intermediate paddlers and one or two in our first white water season.  The group consisted of: Ian, Jane, Andy, John, Richard, Jason, Charlotte, Paul, Mike, Alice along [...]

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Symonds Yat 2018

February 27th, 2018|Categories: Trips, Whitewater|Tags: |

A Visit to Symonds Yat February 2018 The club made another of its regular trips to Symonds Yat on Sunday 25th.  Members of the group were Jane, Jason, James, Steve and Richard. The river levels were surprisingly low for this time of year and the paddling was definitely different where the rocks had shifted.  James only managed to swam once and Richard [...]

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