The Waterside Series
Of Canoe Races

Organised by: Newbury Canoe Club

Sponsored by: Marsport
With grateful help from Adventure Dolphin

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2020 Results
A Canceled
B Results
C Results


2019 Results
A Results
B Results
C Results
D Results
S Results


2018 Results
A Results
B Results
C Cancelled
D Cancelled


2017 Results
A Results
B Results
C Results
D Results
S Results

2016 Results
A Results
B Results
C Results
D Results
S Results

2015 Results
A Results
B Results
C Results
D Results
S Results

RACE D - Cancelled + C Final Results



RACE D - Cancellation

Due to the Government announcements: British Canoeing
are announcing the cancellation of all British Canoeing events and gatherings,
with immediate effect from now until 30 April 2020,

- This therefore effects Race D which regretfully we now have to Cancel.


Thankyous
Thankyou to all who helped and assisted others on Race C.
Thankyou to all who have emailed saying how much you enjoyed the Race!
Thankyou to all paddlers - no issues raised - that I am aware of!
Thankyou again to all that contributed to the running of Race C and
- for being so adaptable under the ever-changing circumstances!!

NCC wish all paddlers and supporters a safe time in these unprecedented times
- Please be informed of all the latest paddling guidance via
- your club and/or British Canoeing.
Canal and River Trust are attempting to maintain and keep open all their
- water networks.
Look forward having you all back in Newbury for the 2021 Waterside Series.


RACE C and Series
Race C: Results (Final)
Series: with the Cancellation or Race D - there will be no 2020 Series results
Those with Series main Trophies as yet un-returned - please inform us by email please

Race D Refunds
All Series and Race D entries are entitled to a refund for Race D
- and if not already claimed as 10 pound refund per seat for Race A
- to Claim, please state the Class and name of Paddler 1 [ and Paddler 2 ]
- Provide 1: Bank details for an electronic transfer or
- Provide 2: Stamped address envelope for a cheque (+ who it is to be made out to)
The Closing date for refunds is the end of April 2020.

2020 Photographs
So far we have links to photos taken during the Series:-
Mike Beaumont: Link
Tony Smith: Link



Newbury - New Route to Parking
( Note: Trailer Drivers still please use Faraday Road [RG14 2AD])
There is a major change to the route to Newbury Wharf [RG14 5AS].
Please see the annotated Maps




Other Series Information

Can all gell's be more securly fixed to your equipment, 3 in 5 packets
collected by our sweeper were full !!!!!
And a Thankyou to Support Crews who picked up discarded gells and the like!!

Newbury Route to: Please see the above notice - IMPORTANT
Newbury Toilets: The Wharf toilets are FREE for you to use
WATERSIDE Centre: This year there are NO Toilets, Showers or running water
WATERSIDE Changing: Gym for men and shower rooms for ladies
RACE CONTOL: is based at the Waterside Centre (Upstairs)
RACE FOOD: is based at the Waterside Centre

The series will finish at the Waterside Centre as normal. The centre is due for refurbishment.
There are NO Toilets, Showers or running water at the Centre.
We have arranged for the Warf Carpark Toilets to be free for each of the four races.
The Toilets are situated on the South side of the canal immediately opposite the Waterside Centre.




Race A - Enrtries
Entries can be transfered to any other race in this year's Series
or alternatively a £10 refund can be claimed as Races B, C or D.



2020 Entry Form and Files
2020 Entry Form (MS Word [.docx])
2020 Entry Form - Please use only if you don't have MS Word [.pdf] Fill in by hand LEGIBLY
2020 Rules
2020 Information Sheet
2020 Online Banking Statement
2020 Team nomination form
2020 Great Bedwyn Timing Schedule
2020 Pewsey Timing Schedule

Support Crew Etiquette
Paddling Etiquette
Waterways Code Leaflet

Waterside 2020 Series Dates

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 2020 Waterside Series of races are:-

Race A 16 February 2020Great Bedwyn to Newbury13.5 miles 21 portages
Race B 1st March 2020Newbury to Aldermaston & Back17.5 miles 19 portages
Race C 15th March 2020Pewsey to Newbury23 miles 35 portages
Race D 29th March 2020Devizes to Newbury34 miles 35 portages






2019 Race & Series Results
We are in need of extra bodies to assist in various areas of the Series.
Final: A Results
Final: B Results
Final: C Results
Final: D Results
Final: Series Results



2019 Photographs
So far we have links to photos taken during the series:-
Race A: Gary Kinghorn: Link
Series: Mike Beaumint: Link
Series: Tony Smith: Link



2020 Entry Form and Files
2020 Entry Form (MS Word [.docx])
2020 Entry Form - Please use only if you don't have MS Word [.pdf] Fill in by hand LEGIBLY
2020 Rules
2020 Information Sheet
2020 Online Banking Statement
2020 Team nomination form
2020 Great Bedwyn Timing Schedule
2020 Pewsey Timing Schedule

Support Crew Etiquette
Paddling Etiquette
Waterways Code Leaflet


Waterside 2020 Series Dates

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 2020 Waterside Series of races are:-

Race A 16 February 2020Great Bedwyn to Newbury13.5 miles 21 portages
Race B 1st March 2020Newbury to Aldermaston & Back17.5 miles 19 portages
Race C 15th March 2020Pewsey to Newbury23 miles 35 portages
Race D 29th March 2020Devizes to Newbury34 miles 35 portages



The Waterside Series is recognised as being the classic build up for the Devizes to Westminster Race.
[ Check out other events to help with your Pre-DW training here ]

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.

Two Canadian sub-categories (qualifying for Series prizes): Ladies C2 Ladies C1

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,
Mike Richman,
35 Kingsley Close,
Newbury,
Berkshire.
RG14 2EB

Cheques written out please to: Newbury Canoe Club
( please refer to the Online Banking Statement if considering paying via this method )
( ALSO please if possible photocopy your BC (or other) Card(s) on the reverse of the Printed Entry form )

Race day Emergency / Retirement Contact number: 07870 769687 (Only to be used on each race day - New in 2019 onwards)

Email: info@watersideseries.org.uk


 

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