Updates

Updates about sessions are posted on the club facebook page
As it is for members only please search for LON_members and request to join.

Current Club Handicaps and Past History

For the current spreadsheet (Excel) of this Year's Timetrial Results (and past history 2011-2017)

Download this file: 5K TT Latest File 2018

Meeting place

Unless otherwise announced all sessions meet at the boat shed.

All visitors must sign-in by using the on-line visitor & guest form. Visitor attendance is limited and subject to prior agreement. Normally limited to between 2 and 6 sessions depending on the time of year and the reason for visiting.

All other paddlers must be a Full Member or Registered Guest using the Main Membership form from the Membership page.

Group Session Times are "on the water" ready to train, so you should aim to arrive between 30 minutes and 15 minutes before the session. Use the time to choose & set-up equipment.

Club Equipment cannot normally be reserved, the Club reserves the right to allocate equipment and may swap equipment from one person to another to get the most suitable allocations for age and ability.

Where possible the Club will operate up to 5 ability/speed based group sessions as follows:-
A, B, C, D, Novice Juniors.
faster to slower based on Handicap Timetrial Results

All paddlers will be expected to stick to allocated groups unless otherwise agreed by the Coach for the seesion.

March to September (dates subject to river conditions, weather and daylight)

Monday 18:30

A Group

Tuesday 18:30

Individual 5km Time Trials for A, B, C paddlers
  • 3km Time Trial for D & Novice Juniors in summer subject to coach availability each week

Wednesday 18:30

A Group

Thursday 18:30

A, B, C, D, Novice Junior Groups

Saturday 09:30

A, B, C, D, Novice Junior Groups

Sunday Racing

A, B, C, D, Novice Junior Groups

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Typical Session Routes:

2k Course

Start at the sailing jetty, downstream to Wooten’s Island, turn around the first boat above Wooten’s Island, and return to the sailing jetty.

3k Course

Start at the sailing jetty, downstream to Wooten’s Island, turn around the bottom of Wooten’s Island, and return to the sailing jetty.

4k Course

Start at the sailing jetty, round the danger sign (anti-clockwise), downstream to Wooten’s Island. Go down the right-hand channel, round the bottom of the island, and back up the main channel. Finish back at the sailing jetty.

5K Course

Start at the flag pole near the sailing jetty, upstream round the danger sign (anti-clockwise), downstream to Wooten’s Island. Go down the right-hand channel, round the bottom of the island, and back up the main channel. Up round the danger sign (anti-clockwise) and finish back at the flag pole.

8k Course

Start at the sailing jetty, downstream round Wooten’s Island. Go down the right-hand channel, round the bottom of the island, and back up the main channel. Up round the danger sign (anti-clockwise), back round Wooten’s, up round the danger sign and back to the sailing jetty.

10k Course (out & back)

Start at the sailing jetty, downstream round Cookham Bridge. Return to sailing jetty.

10.5k Course

Start at the sailing jetty, downstream round Wooten’s island. Beach portage on the right-hand side. Continue upstream, round the danger sign (anti-clockwise) and back to the sailing jetty. Repeat. Then downstream round Wooten’s island (no portage) and return to the landing stage.

12k Course

Start at the sailing jetty, downstream to Cookham Bridge. Anti-clockwise around any bridge pier. Return upstream, around the danger sign (anti-clockwise) and finish back at the sailing jetty.

13k Course (with 2 portages)

Start at the sailing jetty, downstream to Cookham Bridge, into lock cut. Portage lock on left-hand side. Continue to Cliveden rowing boat jetty/Lulle Brook. Return to sailing jetty including Lock portage (right).

16k Course

Start at the sailing jetty, downstream to Cookham Bridge, into lock cut. Portage lock on left-hand side. Continue to Island, right-hand channel, turn around bottom of island. Return to sailing jetty including Lock portage (right).