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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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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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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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Row Ho Ho Skiff

Wraysbury’s Festive Weekend: Starts with Row Ho Ho Christmas headgear is a must for the merry paddlers in summer weather!

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Henley Winter Series … Champions Again!

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 […]

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Gulper’s Raft Race … Wraysbury Wanderers win Trophy

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. […]

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