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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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The Wraysbury Eye – October 2016

Right – John Wakley, Keith Powell and Brian Dodds winning Gents Junior Doubles at Chertsey Regatta in 1958 (thanks to John who recently contacted the club) Contents Introduction Lowe & Davis and the Chuter & Churchill Inter-Club Wraysbury Long Distance Sculls General Club Stuff Open Day – Bring a Friend Learn-to-Row Skiffing Regatta Entry Fees […]

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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 […]

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The Wraysbury Eye – August 2016

Contents Introduction New Captain Activities General Club Stuff Open Day – Bring a Friend Learn-to-Row Thursday Nights Circuits Moan(s) of the Month Missing Items On the Water Skiffing Damage Resurgence Coxing Course Lowe & Davies and Chuter & Churchill TVSC Club – Saturday 16 July Hampton Court & Dittons – Saturday 23 July Chertsey & […]

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The Wraysbury Eye – June 2016

Contents Recent Events General Club Stuff Annual subscriptions Pilates, Stretch & Core Moan(s) of the Month Wash Your Hands! Regatta Work Parties On the Water Skiffing Damage Coxes SSPC 6K Head – Saturday 21 May Jui Dashes – Thursday 2nd June Egham – Sunday 26 June Upcoming regattas Punting Coaching Dragon Boating Powerhouse, Stockton Wraysbury St Neots […]

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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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