The Waterside Series
Of Canoe Races

Organised by: Newbury Canoe Club

Sponsored by: Marsport
With grateful help from Adventure Dolphin

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2021 Information



2021 Information
Released: 30Oct2020
This is the weekend we would normally publish information
for the Series but due to the unprecedented situation we are
delaying entries until January 2021.

We are planning to host the Series in some form - So please
visit this site for updates. We will publish updates at least
once in November, and fortnightly throughout December.



2021 Dates
Race A :: 7th Feb
Race B :: 21st Feb
Race C :: 7th Mar
Race D :: 21st Mar




2020 Last WS 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

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




Waterside 2021 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 7th February 2021Great Bedwyn to Newbury13.5 miles 21 portages
Race B 21st February 2021Newbury to Aldermaston & Back17.5 miles 19 portages
Race C 7th March 2021Pewsey to Newbury23 miles 35 portages
Race D 21st March 2021Devizes 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).





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


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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