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This weekend at Waterside D, the start was very early at Devizes and it was chilly, fortunately the sun came out later and the wind didn't show its face.

This weeks course was 34 miles from Devizes to Newbury, with 35 portages.

There were 7 K2 crews including Pangbourne paddlers and 3 K1's,

Senior K2
Tom Street and Alaistair Street -  5hrs 52 mins, 9th place
Peter Walker and Alex Bowyer - 6 hrs 5mins, 11th place.  Series 4th place

Junior K2
Stephen Leonard and Simon Tilbury-Clarke - 6 hrs 27 mins,12th place. Series 5th place

Veteran K2
Steve McCluskey and David Mannering  - 6 hrs 38 mins,10th place, Series 7th place
Tim Dummet and Phil White (Newbury) -  7 hrs 9 mins, 14th place .

Mixed  K2
Catherine Walker with Charlie Morris (FOX)  - 6 hrs 55 mins,13th place.Series 11th place
Jim Lemin and Ruth Stacey - 7 hrs 57 mins,15th place

Senior K1
Mark Wigglesworth - 6 hrs 17 mins,12th place. Series 6th place 

Junior K1
Jarvis Macnab - 7hrs 17 mins, 4th place        

Veteran K1
Jonathan Crabb - 8hrs 25 mins, 15th place

Pangbourne A Team;
Peter, Alex, Mark, Jarvis, Stephen and Simon had a total time recorded of 46 hrs 21 mins and finished in 6th place.

A massive well done to everyone who has paddled with the club for this series and of course great thanks to all support crews;  this year is the best set of results achieved by Pangbourne CC for several years.

Our thanks go to Newbury for hosting the series; and special thanks to all who marshalled;  many of whom are members of Pangbourne/Adventure Dolphin.

Watch this space…. Next up is the  Devizies to Westminster-starting on Friday 25th March. Looks like we'll have 7 Pangbourne crews to follow. Brilliant!!!

Dear all

 
So after what seems like not alot of rain .... the river has risen and risen... all back to red boards with water well up on landing stage!
 
This Saturday session will be on the canal from Aldermaston.
 
If you need a boat please meet at club 9am to load up and leave for canal at 9.30am.
 
Steve Mc Cluskey and Ian Palmer are leading.
 
Happy paddling!
Vicky

 

Pangbourne at the races update … Waterside C

Oh my goodness, what a horrible Easterly head wind it proved to be on Sunday 28 Feb at Waterside C posing quite a challenge for all those who took part.

EVERY ONE of our team deserves a big round of applause, including all the brilliant support crews.

This week’s course took us 23 miles from Pewsey to Newbury,

including 35 portages

 

There were 6 K2 crews including Pangbourne paddlers and 4 K1's..

 

Senior K2…Peter Walker and Alex Bowyer       - 4hrs 5mins 46secs 

                    

Junior K2…Stephen Leonard and Simon Tilbury-Clarke -4hrs 14mins

 

Veteran K2… Steve McCluskey and David Mannering   - 4hrs 25mins

 

Mixed  K2…Catherine Walker with Charlie Morris(FOX)- 4hrs 26mins

                                            -both junior paddlers

          Jim Lemin and Ruth Stacey               - 6hrs 5mins

 

Senior K1…Mark Wigglesworth           - 4hrs 5mins 17secs  

                               -fastest Pangbourne time this week

 

Junior K1…Jarvis Macnab       - 4hrs 30mins an impressive 3rd place

 

Veteran K1…Tom Street                - 4hrs 13mins

          …Jonathan Crabb            - 5hrs 18mins

 

Canadian Doubles…Vicky Metcalfe and Janet Gillespie -4hrs 46mins

 

Our thanks go to Newbury for hosting the event, especially the marshals-many of whom are Pangbourne/Adventure Dolphin members.

 

 

........More to come in two weeks at Waterside D..13th March



This weeks course was along the Thames,  Reading  to Longridge Canoe club at Marlow, a distance of 18.5 miles... a bit of the DW course at Easter.

4 K2 crews which included Pangbourne members and a K1 paddled Thameside 2 race yesterday. Challenging conditions are becoming the norm  this winter and yesterday was no exception with the river on red boards and a strong gusty wind, making for a fast race with Keith Moule- CLM- winning the Senior mens K1 class in 1 hr 55mins! 

Well done to all and thanks go to all support crews who followed us down the course......


Veteran K1  Tom Street                                       -  2 hr 27 mins -  3rd Place

Senior K2     Peter Walker and Alex Bowyer      - 2 hr 19 mins  - ( fastest Pangbourne time this week )
                     
Senior Ladies  K2  Vicky Metcalfe with Liz Murnaghan (BAS) - 2 hr 25 mins  -  4th place    

Mixed  K2    Catherine Walker with Charlie Morris (FOX)   - 2hr 34 mins- both junior paddlers
                     
Jim Lemin and Ruth Stacey                                  - 3hr 19 mins   

Our thanks to Reading CC for organising the event.
....................More to come next week at Waterside C
 
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