April 2015

Race Report – Wey Marathon

Good news, not so good news, and “not everything goes according to plan” news…….   Good: I counted 45 paddlers on the results sheet, and 6 promotions, all in the lower Divisions: Cosima (J), Peter N-J and Guy Peters from Div 7 to Div 6 Arthur (J) (C1) and Lilla (J) from Div 8 to Div 7 Carlos (J) from Div 9 to Div 7, and Melody (J) and Peter Q from Div 9 to Div 8   Other great results
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First woman to win the Devizes to Westminster in its 70 year history

Lizzie Broughton of Richmond Canoe Club and Keith Moule from Chelmsford Canoe Club this weekend became the first mixed doubles pairing ever to win the 125 mile Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race. The duo stepped ashore at County Hall by Westminster Bridge 16 hours 40 minutes after leaving Devizes in Wiltshire, beating more than 170 other crews in the non-stop endurance race dubbed ‘the canoeist’s Everest
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Commodore’s Report 2015

Commodore’s Report 2015 – Richard Hendron The year 2014 marked 70 years in the Richmond Canoe Clubs History. In those seventy years the club has changed beyond recognition. In October 1944 in a meeting next door which was then the three pigeons pub, It was resolved to “lay the foundations for a club which will foster and encourage the interest of canoeist in the London area”. Richmond Canoe Club was born. As to
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