Winter Training

It’s not just a summer sport … despite the winter weather WSPC and their friends continue to train with events for dragonboating, skiffing and punting ‘just around the corner’. As ...

Wraysbury Club Regatta

The annual Wraysbury Skiff & Punt Club regatta was held with 60 side-by-side knock-out skiff and punting races with competition between crews from all the Thames based skiff clubs. The ...


WSPC held it’s first triathlon with entrants, from many local clubs, paddling skiffs or O1’s and then ‘suffering’ on the bike and run course. Congratulations and thanks to the participants ...

Old editions of the Wraysbury Eye

The Wraysbury Eye – October 2016

Right – John Wakley, Keith Powell and Brian Dodds winning Gents Junior ...

The Wraysbury Eye – August 2016

Contents Introduction New Captain Activities General Club Stuff Open Day – Bring ...

The Wraysbury Eye – June 2016

Contents Recent Events General Club Stuff Annual subscriptions Pilates, Stretch & Core Moan(s) ...

Other news

Simon Mepham Mixed Marathon

The skiff racing season is now properly underway with 27 crews taking part in this 7.5km head race on 8 April at Thames Valley Skiff Club.  The winning crew was from Dittons but the two Wraysbury crews put in a creditable performance. Thanks to Sunbury Skiff Club for the great photos.

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The Boat Race Flotilla – Traditional boat procession

Wraysbury skiffs took part The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race day on 2 April as a spectacular procession, led by the Queen’s Row Barge Gloriana, preceded the races themselves. The three Wraysbury skiffs were a significant part of the flotilla of traditional boats which rowed the course, our nine skiffers enjoyed a great day out in […]

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Row Ho Ho Skiff- 11 December

Wraysbury’s Festive Weekend: Started with Row Ho Ho in Christmas headgear, continues to a bumper lunch, a special talk on the Rio Olympics (thanks to our resident expert and media mogul, Phil Barker) and a spectacular sunset ….  

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Wraysbury Dragons win Team of the Year Award

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 successful summer of sport that we have had in Britain this year, I am delighted to inform you that following a panel assessment of nominations for […]

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Jazz Evening – Saturday 2 July

Enjoy a summer evening by the river with our very own Howard Lawes Jazz Quartet. Open to all! BBQ & Bar to go with the music.

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Learn to Row – 18th, 25th & 27th June

Book Your Place Now! Open to all Adults (members & non-members) 18+ years – cost £35 per head. Learn how to row in a Thames Traditional Skiff. Get fit and have fun on the river! Race or row recreationally, take part in expeditions and events. Enjoy the members’ clubhouse and bar Course consists of 3 sessions … Saturday, […]

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Launch of ‘new’ punt: Ian MacDougal

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 […]

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The Wraysbury Eye – May 2016

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… […]

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Wraysbury Long Distance – First Home Skiff Race of 2016

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.

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Wraysbury set to defend their World Championship title in Adelaide

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. […]

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