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River Trip with a small ‘garnish’ of White Water – 04/12/16

This trip is suitable for all. This is the weekend of the club presentation evening so lets make it a full on weekend of activity and use some of our new kit.  

It will be on the flat water of the River Derwent (North East of York), however it includes a couple of ‘slide down’ weirs. These are very easy to either paddle or portage around. Depending on conditions and access/egress opportunities we will paddle between Malton, Kirkham, Howsham and Stamford Bridge. Therefore there will be a variety of places and distances that people can complete. 

The intention is to meet at the clubhouse at 0830 hours on Sunday 4th December. We will either take the trailer and/or load cars depending on the numbers.  

Please bring your own equipment if suitable but remember the club has a good selection of equipment.   

Ideally you will have personal insulation (thermal underwear, NOT rash vests as they provide little insulation) and appropriate footwear 

It is now autumn so all participants will need to dress up warm and bring a packed lunch including a warm drink. As with any out door activity the weather both on the day and in the lead up can make a huge difference to the prevailing conditions and what the final plan will be. 

Along most of the river there is a footpath and it easy for spectators to get some photo opportunities.  

There will be a number of qualified and experienced paddlers helping out so you can confidently and safely experience the excitement of real river canoeing.   

We should be back in Hull for around 4 pm latest to unpack and re store all the kit.  

Equipment List 

1. Boat
2. Paddle
3. Spray deck
4. Buoyancy Aid
5. Helmet
6. Suitable footwear
7. Swimwear
8. Thermal underwear (or similar) for top of body and legs
9. Cagoule
10.      Towel
11.      Lunch and drink
12.      Bag for wet kit  

There is a list at the club please add your details. 

Any questions contact Dave Rawding mobile 07817611248 or email


Wolfreton Marathon – Thank you.

A huge thank you to all of you who attended either as paddlers, helpers or supporters. We had 62 paddlers on the water which was a fantastic turnout. The weather was excellent and the wind was mainly kind to us. The results of the main Divisional Races 4 – 9 will be on the BC Marathon website. The fun race results are linked here Wolfreton 2016 Fun

A number of thanks are due as always. To the the check-in, starters and the timekeepers, the marshalls and the support paddlers without you the event could not have happened. To those who helped load the KKC trailer and transported it that was an enormous help.

Thanks are also due to the Driffield Navigation Trust for the use of Frodingham Wharf and the water access.

Remember if you enjoyed it next year we will have Brigg, Malton and Norton, Derwent Mike Jones, Calder 1 and 2 and back to Wolfreton in October.


Extraordinary General Meeting

KKC Club House

Monday 24th October 2016

From 7:10


A EGM is being called to discuss the Constitution, this is required to reflect the change in name for the National Governing body and other elements required clarification.

We hope to see as many people as possible.

Proposed Constitution

“Frosty Fingers” paddle Sunday 18th December 2016 – Time and venue to be arranged

Halloween Party

British Canoeing – East Yorkshire and North/North East Lincolnshire (Humberside Area) Coaching Matters Event

Saturday and Sunday 24th and 25th September 2016

Kingston Kayak Club, Hull HU3 6QE (Sat) and Dacre Lakeside, Brandesburton East Yorkshire YO25 8RT (Sun)

Please see the attached link below for full details, booking form and costs. Come for one day or both.

Nat British Canoeing Coaches Up date V2


Wolfreton Marathon 2016

Kingston Kayak Club invite you to the 2016 Wolfreton Marathon on Sunday 2nd October.

We are at our normal venue of Frodingham Wharf and look forward to welcoming all paddlers – kayak, canoe and SUP.

Full details of the race are attached below


With an entry form


and a race description.

Race Description

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Club Weekend Away 2016

Summer School 2016

Kingston Kayak Club is once again holding its summer kayak and canoe introduction to kayaking and fun sessions for 7 to 16 years olds on the old lido at Albert Avenue, Hull. These sessions are suitable for absolute beginners and improvers. The only condition is that all participants must be able to swim a minimum

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Coaches Meeting

The next Coaches Meeting will be on 9th June at 18:30.

All club members are invited.  Please send any agenda items to prior to the meeting.


Andy Davies


Membership for 2016-17 is now due.  As discussed at the AGM, membership fees will remain the same as last year along with session fees.  If for any reason these need to be reviewed, a EGM will be called.

Please could all members renew before 1st June, after this date you will be required to pay

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