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DCC Junior Sprint Regatta at Chippenham

The Club ran an U14 junior sprint regatta on the River Avon at Chippenham Sailing and Canoeing Club on Saturday. Clubs from the South West Region were invited to come along – and a good number of Junior paddlers from Devizes and from other Clubs, along...

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National Marathon Championships 2019

A small but select group of Club paddlers competed at the National Marathon Championships at Norwich Canoe Club over the weekend. In the U10 JLK1 Daisie was first. U14 JLK1 Mollie was first and Beatrix was 20th. U18 JMK1 Dan came 13th. U18...

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Fund Raising paddle

Club member Jacky Gay completed a 12 mile paddle – in to a blustery headwind – on Sunday in a C2, from Pewsey Wharf to the Club. Jacky was a world class kayaker and has competed in the Devizes Westminster race, finishing first lady in 1985 in...

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Tewkesbury Hasler 2019

The first Tewkesbury Hasler, organised by Gloucester Canoe Club, took place in glorious sunshine on Sunday. Devizes Canoe Club had good representation across the divisions, with great results. The Club’s canoeists dominated Div9 with 3 C2 pairings...

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Lower Exe Hasler 2019

A group of club members made the journey to Exeter on Sunday to compete in the Hasler race run on the River Exe and canal, hosted by Exeter Canoe Club. Yet again, the Club had some great results: In Div 5 Mollie came 1st and was promoted to Div 4. William...

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DCC 10th Anniversary Fun Day

The Club celebrated it’s 10th Birthday with a Fun Day at Lower Wharf on Sunday afternoon. There was a display of photos of Club members and activities over the last 10 years which stirred some memories (the snowy race and training shots contrasting...

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Inter-Club MacGregor Paddle Challenge Sprint Regatta

A good contingent of Devizes paddlers went up to the National Inter-Club Regatta at Nottingham at the weekend. Saturday was the hottest day of the year – Sunday by way of contrast was cooler, cloudy and with a strong wind that made quite a difference...

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New Strength Training Equipment

The Club’s new Gym equipment arrived today! This includes a Functional Trainer which has enough stations to enable up to three users at a time, a full set of dumbbells ranging from 2kg to 20kg in a neat rack, and a bench complete with Olympic bar...

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Devizes Canoe Club Members on race day

Bradford on Avon Hasler 2019

35 Devizes paddlers took part in the Bradford on Avon Hasler Race on Sunday. Phillipe and Phoebe, racing together for the first time, were first across the line in the combined Lightning and Mini K2 event, in a K2, followed by Arthur who was 1st in the U10M...

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