Thursday, 12 March 2015

Winter racing on the Soar

The last of the 6 races held on the River Soar at Thurmaston is due this weekend. Competition has been fierce over the winter. At least between members of the club if not in terms of medals!  :¬0

More details of this weekends race (click here).

Watermead Winter Series 2014 – Race 6

March 14 @ 9:15 am - 2:00 pm
Thurmaston Scout HQ,
Unicorn Street, Thurmaston, LEICESTER LE4 8AW United Kingdom
A series of 6 kayak/canoe races (time trials) over a course of 4.5 miles (no portages) on the River Soar, Grand-Union Canal & River Wreake starting and finishing at Thurmaston. Race format: individual starts at 1 minute intervals. Entry Fees: £5 per Adult, £3 per Junior per race Any boat welcome! Any age welcome! Check-In from 09:15Hrs.  Briefing: 10:30 Hrs   First Boat Off: 10:45 Hrs Pre-Race & Post-Race Refreshments available! Prizes for each race and for the whole series

Photos from the December race by Dom (click here).

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

RCC Matters - Spring 2015

Well what an action packed winter we’ve had – awards; Bonfire Night Paddle; paddling excitement on reservoir and river and Sarah O inching ever closer to the penultimate leg of her round the world expedition – the solo row across the Atlantic Ocean.

Many thanks to all who have contributed words and to Mike Cockerlll for the photos that accompany all of the attached features apart from Sarah’s expedition.

Happy reading……(click here)

Sunday, 1 March 2015

A tad windy on the lake

We paddle on Rutland Water most Sundays throughout the year even when its a tad windy. More images here.