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Jack Petchey Award Scheme 2017 Winners

Richmond Canoe Club operates the Jack Petchey Scheme to recognize the outstanding effort by its many volunteers and the hard work, dedication and achievements of its young members. The Jack Petchey Scheme celebrates those who have gone above and beyond what is expected of them. The Achievement Award is for 11-25 year olds, and nominations are made from members within this age group, giving our juniors the opportunity
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14 RIVERS 7 DAYS

Richmond paddler risks it all in a bid to raise money and awareness for new Jamaican sports academy On 11 March 2017 London born Jamaican kayaker, Tony Greyson-Newman, completed his epic kayaking challenge – 14 Rivers in 7 Days across Jamaica – to raise much needed funds for the Kingston Aquatic Sports Academy (KASA). From the outset, the challenge demanded meticulous planning and preparation. From more than 100 pote
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Help to spread kayaking gospel around the world!

The below action is organized by one one our paddlers: Tony Greyson-Newman. If you are interested in helping kayaking development in Jamaica, please read below information, chat to Tony if you need more details and consider supporting the project! https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/14rivers7daysfundraise?utm_id=2&utm_term=zGeABJAx5 *** Weʼre raising £50,000 to buy sporting equipment and renovate an old buil
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Jeff Lindsay

It is with great sadness that I write to let you know that Jeff Lindsay passed away yesterday afternoon. Jeff was diagnosed with a brain tumour in the summer and though his family and the many people who cared for him have been waiting for him to give us good news about his health, the news yesterday was what none of us wanted to hear. Jeff joined Richmond Canoe Club as a novice in the 2009/10 season and quickly beca
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Richmond to host Hasler Final 2017

The Marathon Racing Committee have announced Richmond Canoe Club as the hosts of the 2017 British Canoeing Hasler Final event, which is to be held on Sunday 24th September, 2017. The event will see clubs from across the UK come down to Richmond to compete for a chance to win the prestigious Hasler trophy, last won by Richmond in 2014. So please mark the date in your diaries now!
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Richmond Canoe Club Christmas Party – 10 Dec

RICHMOND CANOE CLUB 1920s THEME CHRISTMAS PARTY Saturday December 10th from 18:30 Tickets £22.50 (£15 for under 12s) and available from PayPal or in cash from Laura, Kasia, Klaudia, Kam, Lizzie and Tom – save the date! Party plan: Punch and Prosecco from 18:30 Dinner served at 19:30 Entertainment to include: End of season awards Dancing Music Cash bar Dress code: 1920s Prize for best outfit Looking forward to s
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K4 Fun day Monday 29th August

Due to popular demand we will running the K4 fun day again on Monday August Bank Holiday. If you want to take part you’ll need to get there and sign in between 10:00 – 10:30 then make a cup of tea / get changed into paddle kit / help get the boats out whist we select the crews. The aim is to get the first racing teams on the water at 11:00 Many thanks Laura
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Junior kayak sprint triumph

Richmond Canoe Club junior kayakers celebrated success last weekend (4 June) in a kayak sprint competition – the event was part of the London Youth Games. The games involve teams from each of the 33 London boroughs and include events from archery to volleyball – last weekend the focus was on some of the water sports, this included the 200m kayak sprint event. Competitors were thankful for warm conditions and no
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Check your completed races this season!

Hi All, As promised here is the link to check your completed races this season. Remember you must have finished at least three Hasler races in order to race at the Hasler Final in September, and to race K1/C1 you must have finished three races as a singles crew.   https://haslerstats.herokuapp.com/qualifications/RIC   The Hasler Final 2016 is at Worcester on Sunday September 25th.   Cheers, Will
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Richmond & Addlestone Sprints – 2nd May at Littleton Lake – Results Added

Thanks to everyone who came to our sprint regatta on Monday, the results are available here. Richmond & Addlestone Sprints 2016 Results   This year Richmond’s usual sprint regatta will be jointly organised with Addlestone Canoe Club. We will be running the same format as last year with K1 200m and 500m timetrials in the morning, then 200m and 500m races in the afternoon in groups based on the timetrial
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