New to the Series? - please read the Waterside Information sheet
and Race Rules - Below under 2017 Files.
** Perpetual Trophy Holders -
Email me how your getting the Trophy to us. **
Race C - Information
Carparking Aim: As far as we know this worked
Split Schedule: also worked
Support Crews: Evidence shows attrocious Parking. Lots more cones needed !!
Paddlers: Dropping of Gels/Disposible drinks - Warning - The sport is getting Tough on this
Race C Final Results
Results : Race C - Final
. . . . Series Results are being worked on - Posted here shortly
Results : Race B - Final
Results : Race A - Final
Entries still open for D
Race A: 19 Feb - Great Bedwyn to Newbury
Race B: 5 Mar - Newbury to Aldermaston Warf and Return
Race C: 19 Mar - Pewsey to Newbury
Race D: 2 Apr - Devizes to Newbury
If you or you know of anyone that can assist with the marshaling this year,
we would be grateful if you could get in touch.
Even if you can only help with half the day, or at a certain location,
Bill will be able to accommodate your help.
Please Email: email@example.com
There will be a number of rule changes and
additions which will be notified before race A,
mainly concerning support crew behaviour and etiquiette
and a liaison between Waterside, Thameside and DW.
Visit this website for details when released.
The Dundas Arms is an 18th Century pub with restaurant
and beautifully appointed accommodation situated in the stunning village of Kintbury.
They also boast a magnificent canal side beer garden and private dining facilities.
Importantly they are allowing Support Crews to park in their Car Park (Up until 11:45)
The Dundas Arms is open weekdays from 7:30am to 11pm and weekends 8am to 11pm.
The bar is open daily from 11am to 11pm. Contact: 01488 658 263
Note: Some of these documents will be updated between now and Race A
2017 Entry Form (MS Word [.docx])
2017 Information Sheet
2017 Online Banking Statement
2017 Entry Form (MS Word 97-2002 [.doc])
2017 Entry Form - Please use only if you don't have MS Word [.pdf] Fill in by hand LEGIBLY
Support Crew Etiquette
Waterways Code Leaflet
2015 Photo links:
Race D: Flickr Courtesy of Chris Worrall
Race B: Flickr Courtesy of Chris Worrall
Race B: Flickr Courtesy of Gary Kinghorn
Race A: Here Courtesy of Tony Smith.
Waterside 2017 Series Details
The Waterside Series of Marathon Races comprises of four races held on the Kennet and Avon Canal in
They are organised by Newbury Canoe Club and sponsored by Marsport.
The dates for the 2017 Waterside Series of races are:-
||19 February 2017||Great
Bedwyn to Newbury||13.5 miles
||5th March 2017||Newbury to Aldermaston &
||19th March 2017||Pewsey to Newbury||23 miles
||2nd April 2017||Devizes to Newbury||34 miles
The Waterside Series is recognised as being the classic build up for the
Devizes to Westminster Race.
However. the Waterside Series offers its own challenge, and to complete the series is an achievement in itself.
There are 13 classes:-
|K2 Senior||K2 Veterans||K1 Junior||Junior/Vet|
|K2 Junior||K2 Mixed||K1 Ladies||C2|
|K2 Ladies||K1 Senior||K1 Veteran||C1|
|K2 Junior Ladies|
There are prizes for each race, and the Series Trophies are awarded at the end of the fourth race, to the
crew who has completed all 4 races in the fastest total time in each class.
In addition there are Series Senior, Junior & School team events, for any combination of 3 to 8 paddlers
in a minimum of 3 boats.
Two additional Canadian Classes:
Other Series trophies are:-
|Services Trophy||For the fasted crew (in any class) representing a
|Keith Donkin Cup||For the fastest K1 Veteran Master, male or female (over
50 on 1st January of year of race)|
|Junior Ladies K2 Trophy|
presented by Kimbolton
|For the fastest Junior Ladies K2|
|School Teams Trophy|
presented by the Schools
|For the fastest team in the Junior Team Event
representing a school.|
|John Baggs Trophy|
presented by Bedford School
|For the fastest Junior C2|
|Lyn McLaren Trophy
||For the fastest Junior Mixed K2|
For the fastest Masters K2 (both paddlers over 50 on
1st January of year of race).|
Race Organiser: Clive Williams
Send completed entries to:
Waterside Series Entry,
35 Kingsley Close,
Cheques written out please to: Newbury Canoe Club
( please refer to the Online Banking Statement if considering paying via this method )
Race day Emergency / Retirement Contact number: 07507 173145 (Only to be used on each race day)
Mar 19 2017