Southampton Hasler

Southern Region Hasler racing returns to Southampton once again on the 9th of July 2017. If you’re partial to sunny weather (guaranteed), flat water (none of this canal racing nonsense), sitting down (no portages!) and cake (because, cake), you definitely need to get yourself down to the South Coast! This year we will be running a fun […]

Ghent Marathon

Ghent International Marathon Development Trip – by Matt Hinves We arrived at Elmbridge Canoe club at 6:20 and loaded our boats onto the trailer. We were then told what bus we were on and then put our kit on these buses and left for 7. We drove to maidstone services had a quick stop and […]

Waterside A / Thameside 1

Southampton racers continued their strong start to the season, with a string of top results at the first of the annual Waterside series races: James and Rick – 2nd Place – Veteran K2 Dan and Steve – 3rd Place – Junior/Veteran K2 Lucy – 4th Place – Junior Female K1 Phil and Tim – 4th […]

Frank Luzmore

Well, things have been a bit quiet over the past few months, as we’re deep into the winter training period and dealing with a few website issues. Hopefully these have now been resolved, and just in time for racing to begin… Our paddlers showed that they were on top form today, with multiple podium places at […]

National Marathon Championships

Reading Canoe Club hosted the National Marathon Championships on the 23rd/24th of July, with Southampton achieving some fantastic results, including our Lightning paddlers who came 2nd in the country, narrowly missing out on claiming the Spanish Galleon trophy by just 16 points! Highlights of the club’s results were: Chris Blacker – C2 Gold Medal and Senior […]

European Canoe Sprint Championships

Southampton Canoeing continues to go from strength to strength in 2016, with Emily Hewitt being selected to compete in the Under 23 European Sprint Championships this week in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Following on from a successful Senior National Championships in June, Emily was picked to represent Team GB in the 500m C1 event, for which she had also […]

Racing Canoe Taster Event

Have you ever seen racing canoe Olympic events (such as London 2012, pictured above) on TV in the past and wondered to yourself “how do they stay upright in that?”. Well, this excellent question, plus many more, will be answered at our free taster event next Saturday 18th of June at 12pm, where you can come and have […]

National Regatta Sprinting Champions

Southampton paddlers were celebrating success at the Senior National Sprint Regatta in Nottingham last weekend, with a fantastic haul of medals and promotions. Matt Hinves (pictured left) broke his personal best time in the 500m race to secure promotion to Boys B – his second promotion of the year – while younger brother Andre (middle) […]

Southampton Hasler Provisional Results

Once again it was Southampton’s turn to play host in the Southern region Hasler racing season, and our paddlers did not fail to deliver on home turf, with podium positions and promotions across most divisions. Of course it wouldn’t be a race without such stiff competition from all clubs involved, so we extend a huge thank […]