Barle River – whitewater day trip (rescheduled updated date)

Paul Jeffs

When: 23rd October 2021 all-day
Where: River Barle, Dulverton, TA22 9AA

UPDATED – rescheduled due to lack of water! Our first planned grade 2 whitewater day trip down the Barle this season.  This is an ideal follow-on trip for paddlers after the Yat or Shepperton, for anyone wanting to refresh skills, blow the cobwebs away or enjoy a day on the river in fab scenery. Contact Paul Jeffs for more information. Please let Paul know as soon as possible if you are interested in this trip. … Read More

AGM

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When: 19th November 2021 @ 7:00 PM
Where: Frimley Green Club

The AGM will be held on November 19 at the Frimley Green Club. As usual, all members are allowed and encouraged to attend and there will be no fee for attending the AGM. Following the formal proceedings, there will be an optional social get-together with a buffet supper at a cost of £7 per head (except for honorary members, for whom it will be free). The meal will require RSVP.  Details to follow. The proceedings … Read More

BCCC Hasler 2022

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When: 8th May 2022 all-day
Where: Basingstoke Canal Canoe Club

2022 BCCC Hasler Race – 8th May 2022 After two years of cancelled BCCC Hasler races, it looks feasible currently to run the race in 2022.  Put the date in your diary now.  This is the biggest event of the year for BCCC and requires lots and lots of organisation and support.  So, even if you don’t plan on racing on the day, please help out as a volunteer.  Generally speaking we need around 30 … Read More

Charles Hicks Challenge

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When: 7th November 2021 all-day
Where: Basingstoke Canal Canoe Club

After an absence due to Covid, the Charles Hicks Challenge is set to take place again this year.  Watch out for entry notices.  The course will likely be similar to the one in 2019, involving and initial straight run out to Ash lock and back then descending a substantial part of the Deepcut lock flight, involving lots of portage practice, then…ascending a substantial part of the Deepcut lock flight, involving lots more of portage practice!  … Read More