The recent AGM announced the following awards:
Most improved white-water paddler: Tom Brockett Best marathon paddler: Colin Chudley Polo most improved player: Isaac Johnson Polo ‘most valuable’ player: Lewis Downward River God: “Pablo” (random guy in Slovenia), care of Richard Puttock Fish of the Year: Dave Hill, for Upper Dart (Euthanasia), plus various marathon swims Phil Longrigg Trophy: Iain Hissett
Team comprised of Mark and Issac participating in their first competitive tournament.
The Polo contingent has
started at the Outdoor Pitch on Wednesday evenings from 6-30pm, throughout the summer at the Cumberland Basin.
Come along and improve your boating technique, while having a laugh!
Club Polo Kit is available free of charge for members and loads of easy parking too.
Bristol Pitbulls went to Cheltenham on Jan 18th, 2019 for the second Div 4 National tournament winning three games. The team lost the other 2 games to the two teams at the top of the league.
Here is the set of the club’s policies, collected together into one place.
Access to the boat storage cage at Baltic Wharf:
Cage_Policy Information for borrowing club boats:
The Bristol Canoe Club Rules can be seen here, but these have partly been superseded by the new Operational Policies:
Some great news and many congratulations to the
Bristol Penguins, who finished their final DIV SW Regional Tournament last weekend at our Outdoor Pitch. They won 14 out of 14 games and securing promotion to Div 1 SW next season. In addition their goal difference was +39 goals – obviously they didn’t play the Pitbulls!!!
Very best of luck in Div 1 Penguins – there are some mighty Sharks in that league! More details are available from James Putterill.
The committee have agreed the wording of the following risk assessments, for use when participating in club activities:
General WW Risk Assessment:
Pool & Polo Risk Assessment:
Flat Water Risk Assessment:
The Pitbulls had a little bit of a slow start to the new season 2017/18 with one win and 4 losses. However, two games were very narrow losses and this was a new team with great efforts from Sam and “young” Rob. Next time we will be stronger.
Big congratulations to our Penguin Polo Team who won their league and a massive trophy (see enclosed) at the international Canoe Polo Tournament in Belgium over the wee
kend August 19/20 2017. http://www.de-paddel.be/tournament-1-en
The team included Simon Pearson (our Chairman), Adrian Clancy (Club secretary), James Putterill, Mike Sims, George Lungley, Zachary Gillett, Tommy Hewlett, and Pete Knight.
Ten members attended our Club’s Polo Taster last night at th
e Bristol Canoe Polo Pitch. Thanks to all for attending. I hope everyone likes our new marketing initiative too….
For those unable to attend, the Polo Guys have a regular session on Wednesday from 6-30pm. Come and along and have a go…..