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Hare & Hounds Two

The second in the Dash Hound / Hare & Hound series took place on Sunday 27th November. The weather forecast the night before seemed quite promising – a grey start but sun to follow. First thing, the skies were steely grey and heavy showers were also part of the mix. But the forecasters were spot on and by about 8.30 the sun began to emerge. By the time the Dash Hound was due to start at 10.15 the sky was clear an
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Wey Dash and Hare & Hounds

Over 50 Richmond boats turned up at Wey Canoe Club for the start of the Hare and Hounds season on 6 Nov, making up around a quarter of the field. Twenty nine juniors rocked up for the first Dash Race – based on the Hare & Hounds but with a shorter course with no portages specifically aimed at U14s who are not quite up to the full Hare and Hounds course, yet. It was a dull, chilly morning with only a slight
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Avon – More Than Decent

There was a record entry at last weekend’s Avon Descent with 23 Richmond paddlers turning out to paddle the 10 miles and face the five weirs. With the best weather, and possibly the least flow, the race has ever seen, all Richmond paddlers finished the course with boats and people intact, though not without obstacle. In the K1 race Mike Lavarack finished 3rd without incident. In K2, Richard Hendron and James King wer
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