OLD NEWS - Previous news items from 2012.
23/12/12 Brayford Pool at its highest level since June 2007. (Photo) Click here to see the level now.
13/12/12 Many thanks to all who bought tickets for the Christmas Draw this year. Click here for a list of prizes and winners.
11/12/12 Congratulations to Lizzie Gray who will be racing in K1 at a 'Winter Regatta' in France in January as a member of the GB Junior Development Squad. The event will be at St Laurent, Blangy on the weekend of 26th - 27th January and it consists of a 2000m time trial followed by seeded 200m races. Good luck from all at the club.
16/09/12 It was a good start to the 2012-13 Hasler season at the Soar Valley Race with wins for Ben Quittenton in div 9, in his first divisional race, and Will Doughty in div 5, both gaining promotion for their efforts. Archie Miles took second in div 6 and Theo Jarratt third in div 7. In K2 Nigel Stevenson and Dave Taylor were first in div 4 with Mandy and Richard taking third in div 5. At his first Lightning race, Tommy Hallam won the under 9 boys race, with Thomas Wright close behind and Ella Jarratt taking third in the under 12 girls race. With a full complement of 12 scoring paddlers, Lincoln was the top placed Club, just one point ahead of Nottingham. See the Picasa site for photos. (Link on the Gallery page)
26/08/12 Well done to the 19 members who took part in the National Marathon Championships at Norwich. Mandy Mylett retained her K1 title and was joined by Richard Oliver as National Champion. Lizzie Gray won gold in U14K2 and silver in U14K1. Other medal winners were Peter Quittenton (Silver K2 and Bronze K1), Debbie Quittenton (Bronze K1 and K2) and Sarah Pike (Bronze K2). In addition, Ben Quittenton took 3rd place in the U12 Lightning K1 and second in U12 Hody K2. In the divisional races there was a Lincoln 1,2,3 in Div 7 K1 for Theo Jarratt, Steve Gardner and Peter Jarratt, while Peter and Theo also won the Div 7 K2 event. See the Picasa site for photos. (Link on the Gallery page)
11/08/12 More albums have been added to the Club's Picasa page. You can now view photos from the PaddleFest, Nottingham Marathon, the Conwy Ascent, the Inter-Club Regatta and the Newark Loop recreational paddle. Go to 'Gallery' for links.
Please let Theo Jarratt have any photos that you think might interest other club members.
30/07/12 Jacob Harley-Beckett set a new fastest time of the year on the Fossedyke 6 mile course at the second Summer Marathon. His time of 44 mins 16 secs was 7 seconds faster than David Oliver's record for this year and takes him to only 23 seconds away from the all time course record.
Full results on the 'Competitions' page.
26/07/12 Peter Quittenton has been selected to represent Great Britain at the Olympic Hopes Regatta in Szeged, Hungary from 13-17 September 2012. Congratulations to Peter from all at Lincoln Canoe Club.
23/07/12 Lincoln was placed 6th in the McGregor Paddle Competition at the Inter-Club Regatta last weekend. This is the first time this century that we have been in the top 10, so well done to all 29 paddlers who raced. See the Gallery for photos.
You can find full results for the Regatta and a breakdown of all McGregor Paddle points on the Wey Kayak Club website.
08/07/12 Summer Marathon 1 - There was a strong flow on the Fossedyke for the first race of the series, but David Oliver and Jacob Harley-Beckett worked hard together to set the second and third fastest times ever, only 30 seconds off the course record. Full results.
The next race will be on 29th July and will be followed by a barbeque lunch at the club.
26/04/12 For Sale - There are a number of Club boats that we wish to dispose of to make room for new ones. Click below for photos.
Stiletto K2 (choice of 2) - SOLD
Blazer K1 - SOLD
Espada K1 (Choice of 3) - SOLD
Unknown GP - red
MI380 - yellow, with skeg - SOLD
Perception Mirage - white (choice of 2)
Perception Mirage - red - SOLD
Pyranha Master - red - SOLD
Pyranha Master - yellow - SOLD
Offers to Gary Quittenton.
A condition of sale is that the boats are removed from the HQ.
22/04/12 Despite the heavy showers there were some excellent performances at Anker Valley Marathon. Full results
Jacob and Peter Q - 1st and 2nd Div 4 and promoted to Div 3. (Photo)
Chris and Lizzie - 1st and 2nd Div 6 and promoted to Div 5.
Will - 1st in Div 7 and promoted to Div 5.
Ben Q and Ella - 1st and 2nd U12 Lightning. Photos Ben & Josh and Ella
Lincoln were the 3rd placed club and hold on to 5th place in the Regional points table
10/04/12 Don has started upgrading the male shower area. (Photo) 13/04/12 - Job done!
08/04/12 Congratulations to the 11 members of the club who have passed their Level 1 coach assessment. (Photo)
24/03/12 Work has started on the new landing stage - Click here for a record of progress..
28/03/12 Our Club Chairman, Laurence Oliver, has been chosen to carry the Olympic Flame in Skegness on Wednesday, 27th June, 2012. He would welcome anyone, who fancies a day at the seaside, to be there to cheer him on. He will know the exact location and time towards the end of May.
22/01/12 Video clip of training session on the Fosse Dyke by Matt Oliver.
20/01/12 Club Kit - Racing vests, other items of clothing and accessories are available with the Club Logo printed or embroidered on.
Click on the link at left for details of prices, colours, sizes and how to order.