WSPC is proud to have been informed by Sport Runnymede that … ‘Supporting local sport’ Dear Wraysbury Dragons Dragon Boat Team Captain The Runnymede 2016 Sports Awards Following the ...
Latest editions of the Wraysbury Eye
Sunday 5th June saw the naming and launching of the latest addition to the WSPC boathouse. “Ian MacDougal” is a 2 foot punt which was donated by the family of Ian MacDougal, a long time member of the club who died in 2014. The boat has been restored by club members, and will serve as a training boat for […]
THE WRAYSBURY EYE – To Mid May 2016 Highlights The last Eye said happy New Year and we’ve already missed happy Easter and happy May Day; a lot of water has flowed under the bridge, literally; very high and very fast with lots of red boards in the intervening months; the skiffing season has started… […]
On Saturday 14 May WSPC hosts the Wraysbury Long Distance head race for skiffs. The race is 4500m and as well as double skiffs includes O1 outriggers. Entry details to follow. Details of last year’s race can be found here.
The International Dragon Boat Federation’s Club Crew World Championships will be held in Adelaide, South Australia from 30 March to 7 April 2016. Wraysbury Dragons will compete in the Senior B (over 50’s) category. In the Senior B events Wraysbury are the current world champions for 2000m and silver medal holders for 500m and 200m. […]
THE WRAYSBURY EYE – January 2016 Well, happy New Year to everyone; it doesn’t seem long since writing about the end of last season and the new season will be upon us soon (first events are in April!)…. assuming the river goes down a bit. The Thames is completely on RED from the source to […]
Wraysbury’s Festive Weekend: Starts with Row Ho Ho Christmas headgear is a must for the merry paddlers in summer weather!
Overall Best Club Crew Wraysbury … This year the Henley Winter Series (Dragonboat) has been turned into a full Mixed event (i.e. you have to race with the BDA requisite number of women in the crew to qualify) and it has been squeezed into the months before Christmas to try and get the better river conditions and […]
THE WRAYSBURY EYE Well, the season has finished now, and it is time to slip into ‘Winter’ mode, but this year we expect to see more and continued activity on the river, rather than disappearing into hibernation. The last sprint skiffing regatta of the season was hosted by Wraysbury and once again was the regatta […]
On 11 October Wraysbury Wanderers comprising Ian, John, Mick and Peter K (guesting from Hurricanes) tried their hand at raft racing and came 2nd out of 16 crews in the serious Gulpers’ Raft Race which took place on the River Lugg near Leominster. The hosts Patricks Gulpers provided the raft and generously provided a lot of time setting it up. […]
The Wraysbury Winter Wonderland Ball on Saturday 28th November is not only a fund raising event (a Club like ours always is in need of funds!) it’s also the opportunity to have a really good time in amazing but familiar surroundings. Come and see your club house the way you’ve never seen it before! For a […]