Monthly Archives: March 2010

The worst trip in the world ever – Jan 2008

And another old article… The worst trip in the world ever – Jan 2008… … or, how I became known as JK “b*****d of the Usk”. It all started at a committee meeting where it was decided that we weren’t running enough trips for beginners.  I immediately decided to leap into action, and thought a… Read More »

Llandysul weekend – Jan 2008

Here’s an old article I found… Friday night… with KENT FORD! The club’s annual Llandysul trip had been carefully timed by Martin to coincide with nationwide flooding. And we managed to end up in the one part of the UK which had been flooded more than anywhere else.  The river Teifi outside the canoe centre… Read More »

Bristol Canoe Club email lists

The club has some active email lists. These use the yahoo mailing list system. Please note that all of these lists are restricted to people who are already members of Bristol Canoe Club. If you would like to join the club, please see our General Information and Contacts pages. We have a list for general… Read More »

I’ve got a new bike!

I’ve got a new bike, a Specialized Tricross Sport. Took it for a ride to Tintern via ShireNewton at the weekend.  Now I just have to get a new Mountain Bike and I’m all set.   And before someone says it, yes, this is the first ‘non-canoe’ post on the BCC website.  My New Bike… Read More »

Beginner’s course 2010

The club will be organising a beginner’s course for adults in May and June 2010. The course will consist of four 2-hour sessions on Bristol docks, on Thursday evenings from 6pm. This will cost £55. This course is expected to begin on Thursday 13th May. If you are interested, please email our enquires address; see… Read More »

Bristol Harbour K2 10,000m

The club organises a sprint event on Bristol docks in September – the Bristol 10K. See: This will be held on Sat 18th Sep 2010. Stop Press: Unfortunately, this year’s race has been postponed. More details here.

Flatwater training

We have a keen set of paddlers who train twice a week throughout the year on Bristol docks, from approximately 6pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We also compete in various marathon and/or sprint races. The club organises a sprint event on Bristol docks in September – the Bristol 10K. See: This will be held… Read More »


We have two active polo teams, who compete in the regional divisions. The Pitbulls are currently in division 3 (South), but look like they might get demoted this year to division 4. The Pussycats is a development squad to help bring others into the sport. At the moment they are competing within division 4.

New website using WordPress

I have now installed a new website, which uses WordPress. This means we can have a combination of pages supplied by the Webmaster, plus posts supplied by any club members. If you’d like to be given a username so that you can post to this website, please contact the webmaster (Conor): Thanks – Conor