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Devizes Canoe Club Hasler Test Race

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Devizes Canoe Club Hasler Test Race
19th May 2019

Hosted by Chippenham Sailing and Canoe Club

Chippenham Sailing and Canoe Club, Long Close, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3JY (51.4543042, -2.1038792)

The South West Region Hasler preparation race (Class B) will be run to BC Hasler series rules.  No Hasler or Lightening series points will be awarded so rankings will not be affected.

CSCC (Long Close) is just off the A4 London Road, on the east side of Chippenham – follow signs for the Canoe Race car parking in the field adjacent to the club; courtesy of Chippenham Sea Cadets.

Classes:

  • Division 1, 2 & 3 (12 miles)
  • Division 4, 5 & 6 (8 miles)
  • Division 7, 8, 9 & 10 (4 miles)
  • Open class – Fun race (1.8 miles, open to all types of kayak, canoe, surf-ski, SUP, etc)

Timetable:

  • Booking from 09:00. Individual booking is permitted. Club Team Leaders will be given priority.
  • Lightning and Hody K2 race 10:30 (briefing 10:00)
  • Open class 10:40 (briefing 10:00)
  • Divisional Race starts 11:45 at approx 1 min intervals (briefing 11:30)

Fees:

  • Juniors £4 per seat.
  • Seniors £9 per seat.
  • Lightning / Fun Race £4 per seat.
  • Seniors or non-club member juniors without BCU or CRT license will need to purchase a BCU day ticket at £5

Number Boards:

Number boards will be supplied (£5 fee applies if number board not returned)

Pre-Entries:

To be received by Friday 17th May at the latest, Payable to Devizes Canoe Club C/O Ann Slator, Devizes Canoe Club, 2 Forest Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3QU.

Safety Rules:

Bouyancy aids to be worn by all Division 7, 8, 9, 10, Lightning and Open class paddlers.  Paddlers in the Lightning races must paddle Lightning’s and not any other type of craft.

Facilities and Refreshments:

Toilets and showers are available.
Hot and cold drinks and light refreshments available.  Paddlers food inclusive in entry fee.

Results:

Marathon Racing Canoe page on Facebook and website or www.devizescanoeclub.co.uk

Entry Form

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Season Opener Paddle

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A gentle get together paddle, to start the season off, for all abilities, juniors accompanied please. Arrive early to sort boats out and get on the water by 6.30.
Followed by a fish and chip supper ordered in advance form the chippy, Julie will collect orders before we set off.
Info from Julie – [email protected]

Julie has arranged for our fish and chip order to be delivered direct to the club on Tuesday evening approx 7.30 pm . This means Julie needs to place the order and pay for it in advance on Monday night. To keep it simple the menu will be as follows they kindly said we can have
Fish & chips for special deal £4.75 .
Bag of chips £1.80 . Sausage 85p
Pies ( steak&kidney , chicken&mushroom, cheese&onion) £3.25

So options are basically fish & chips, pie& chips, sausage& chips or bag of chips ! You don’t have to order food can still join us after our paddle but you’ll have to excuse us eating in front of you! Please can you let Julie have your orders by Monday afternoon and any orders placed will have to be paid for regardless of you not being able to come on the night. Thanks Julie

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Knots and Nibbles

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KNOTS AND NIBBLES

Friday 12th April 2019

An evening of learning a few basic knots and a social.
7pm for 7.30pm start.

Please bring a plate of party food, wine etc.

LIMITED SPACES.

Please contact Jane Allen via the contact form or Facebook.

Numbers by 10th April Please. First come, first served basis.
Get to know some new club members while improving your boating knowledge.

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2019/2020 Membership!

Hey All,

We hope that you have been enjoying your time out on the river with the nice wether that we have been having recently!

It has come to that time of year again that all members need to renew their membership, if you are yet to do this please see our membership page for info on how to do it!

Thanks,
The CSCC Committee

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Working Party – March 2019

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First work day of the year, lots of jobs to tackle small and not so small. Tools are available but bring your own as well, there is always landscape clearing to do, loppers shears etc. and work gloves.
A list will be published ASAP, if anyone thinks they can do a task in particular please put your name to it also bring any equipment needed.
The club runs on volunteers, there are no paid workers, so all members have a responsibility to help however small a contribution. This adds up to a volunteer discount scheme giving a discount on the subsequent membership.
So that’s the serious bit, come along on Sunday if only for a short time, and there is always a cream tea, a chat, some other members to meet to look forward to.
See you Sunday
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Club Maintenance

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Contractors will be working on shed refurbishment, commencing Monday 7th January 2019.

Do please be aware that access may be restricted to various parts of the club.

You cooperation will be appreciated.

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