The Waterside Series
Of Canoe Races

Organised by: Newbury Canoe Club

Sponsored by: Marsport

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2012 Entry Form
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Mar29 PDF FINAL Results Uploaded WS-Series-RESULTS
Mar29 PDF FINAL Results Uploaded WSD-RESULTS
Mar29 Two RECORDS BROKEN Well done to: Junior Veterans - Webster & Lewis and in Canadian Singles - Pnomarenkow
Mar29 All Record information updated - See Records
Mar29 PLEASE can you check to see if you have any Current or Past Waterside Number boards.
Mar29 - If you do find one, please pass to any NCC Member throughout the year or post to Entry Address.

Mar29 LOST - BCU Card in the name of Nigel Jeffreson - Please email us if you have information

Good luck to all that are taking part in this year's Devizes to Westminster!

Dates for Waterside 2013: A: Feb 03, B: Feb 17, C: Mar 03, D: Mar 17.

2012 Files
Series Results
D Results
C Results
B Results
2012 Entry Form
2012 Rules
2012 Information Sheet
Support Crew Etiquette
Paddling Etiquette
Waterways Code Leaflet
Waterside web site counter chart as of Mar 30 (0130)
All files are PDF - use the Email address below if you can't read PDF format files.


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The Waterside Series of Marathon Races comprises of four races held on the Kennet and Avon Canal in the Spring.
They are organised by Newbury Canoe Club and sponsored by Marsport.

The dates for the 2012 Waterside Series of races are:-

Race A 12th February 2012Great Bedwyn to Newbury13.5 miles 21 portages
Race B 26th February 2012Newbury to Aldermaston & Back17.5 miles 19 portages
Race C 11th March 2012Pewsey to Newbury23 miles 35 portages
Race D 25th March 2012Devizes to Newbury34 miles 35 portages

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 SeniorK2 VeteransK1 JuniorJunior/Vet
K2 JuniorK2 MixedK1 LadiesC2
K2 LadiesK1 SeniorK1 VeteranC1
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.

Other Series trophies are:-

Services TrophyFor the fasted crew (in any class) representing a Uniformed Service
Keith Donkin CupFor the fastest K1 Veteran Master, male or female (over 50 on 1st January of year of race)
Junior Ladies K2 Trophy
presented by Kimbolton School
For the fastest Junior Ladies K2
School Teams Trophy
presented by the Schools Canoeing Association
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
SKB Award For the fastest Masters K2 (both paddlers over 50 on 1st January of year of race).

Contact Information

Race Organiser: Clive Williams

Send completed entries to:

Waterside Series Entry
35 Kingsley Close,
RG14 2EB

Cheques written out please to: Newbury Canoe Club

Race day Emergency / Retirement Contact number: 07507 173145 (Only to be used on each race day)



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