April 2012

New Club Kit

We”re trialling a new kit page, where Richmond Canoe Club branded kit can be purchased on line via DiBi Sport. It”s all very simple to do with an online portal. Just a few clicks required and you can order the kit you want. There are shirts, hoodies, bags and all sorts to choose from. Maybe even a special Christmas present for the Richmond paddler in your life! You can access the Richmond page by visiting
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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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