Marafuns Are Back!
Sunday 17th December at 10:30 And on every third Sunday of the Winter months at Harefield, meeting at our base at Troy Lake, home of Rickmansworth Sailing Club, (WD3 9YB). Racing starts below Coppermill Lock, near the Coy Carp at 11am.
Age Group Champion
Richard Davis Congratulations to Richard Davis in becoming the 2023 Over 80s and over 85s National Masters Slalom Champion.
Harefield Winter Sessions
Sundays at 10:30am Harefield Sessions will take place on Sunday mornings at 10:30am, the sessions are open to anyone and new members are always welcome. Each session cost £6 per person.
Nene October ’23
Slalom Results Just a small crew paddling at this years Nene Slalom and only on Sunday.
Vintage Slalom 2023
What a great event! On Saturday 23rd September The Sharks hosted a Vintage (1985 rules) Slalom at the Lee Valley, along side the World Championships and it was a great day, old boats and some slightly older people having fun.
Last Friday of the Month Working with our partners at Horsenden Primary School, we are now able to offer free pool sessions on the last Friday of each month (not December), from 7pm till 8:15pm, we will use these sessions for two main purposes, safety work and rolling practice.
Help Make The Sharks Even Better
We need some voluntary help The Sharks has grown, and continues to grow, we need a few volunteers to help co-ordinate some of our activities and other tasks. If we can grow these ideas, we may even be able to pay. Interested email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 07951 770241.
Rick at HPP
Division one results Congratulations to Rick Moore, taking 5th spot in the Veterans K1 event at Holme Pierrepont. he is now ranked fifth in the National Rankings for Veteran Men.
An August Month!
A very good month for paddling The weather in August was patchy, but the attendance at Shark activities was defiantly not, we were involved in a lot of sessions with partner groups across our sites, delivery Summer holiday activates for people of all ages.
July Shepperton Results
Two days of racing at Shepperton Slalom proved good for Shark Paddlers in Division 3 and C2.
Cardington September 2023
A Slalom with a twist The September Cardington Slalom is going to include a mini Inter-Clubs Competition, so we can not only race our individual events but also against other clubs as a team. You can enter the event here.
Llandysul June 2023
Rick takes to Canoes Our Slalom Coach Rick Moore has was at Llandysul slalom racing Canoe Class. Paddling in Doubles with Richard Comer in in C1 Veterans.
July Shepperton Slalom
Saturday & Sunday 8th & 9th Division 3 and 4 Slalom at our great friends at Shepperton Slalom Canoe Club. Ideal event for all our Division 3 and 4 Paddlers, good for our Division 2 paddlers to get some race time in the Officials Event. Enter here.
Liah Promoted in Slalom
Cardington Division 2, 3, & 4 Results. Liah Boyle got her well earned promotion to National Division 3 Ladies’ in K1 Slalom at Cardington Slalom.
Veterans – Masters Slalom Rankings
Masters and Veterans on ranking list This page compares people in various age groups against each other whether that are ranked as Masters or Veterans.
Langham Farm – April 23
Newbies and prizes Welcome to two new paddlers racing for The Sharks at Langham Farm, Alistair Gifford-Moore in Men’s K1 of Saturday and Rowena Tendenicca in Women’s K1 on Sunday.
Harefield Slalom 23
Sunday 16th April 2023 – 4 & Open The 2023 Harefield Slalom division 4 and Open will take place on Sunday 16th April, races for all abilities and classes. With a special prize for the best multi class paddler! Enter online here. For more information call us on 07951 770241 or email: email@example.com.
Barrow February 23
Another Fine Race Just two Shark paddlers at this race, but what great results they had. Liah Boyle winning the under 16s and Neal Underwood winning the over 60s!
Melksham WWR – February 23
Super Sharks! A great day of racing and fun at the Melksham Wild Water Race, just four paddlers, but, what a four the were!
A Bit of fun on the day off
When not coaching, what do coaches do? Well go paddling of course ….
2023 Dookers Keeping up with the now well established practicing of dooking, open water swimming (has to be in Britain, no thinking about going to some exotic islands) in January. on Sunday the 29th January 2023, our brave (probably not the right word to use) were …
Wild Water Racing A small team traveled to the Barrow-upon-Soar Race on Saturday, the first time The Sharks have raced Wild Water for a while, too long. Hopefully this marks the beginning of our return and again become one of the Country’s top clubs.
2022 – Final Rankings
National Rankings in Slalom The final positions for Shark paddlers at the end of the 2022 slalom season. It has been a great year for our slalom team based at Harefield, under the guidance of Rick Moore, our lead Slalom coach.
New Annual Event
The Kurt White Bad Weather BBQ After our session at Harefield on Sunday, we were fortunate enough to enjoy a barbeque arranged and provided by Kurt White for his birthday, which one is a need to know basis.
Shepperton – October 22
The Sharks go from strength to strength Another weekend of promotions and medal wins for Shark paddlers, well done to all of those who took part and thanks to Shepperton Slalom Canoe Club for hosting the event.
Harefield 2022 – Report
A great event on our home waters The Harefield 2022 Division 4 event proved to be a great success, attracting large numbers and as you would expect from The Sharks, doing things slightly differently.
Shark Paddlers to race 22nd/23rd October Calling all of our ranking Division 2 and 3 paddlers, Shepperton Slalom takes place on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October as the season nears its end, a great chance to race on a local course and support a club that has helped us along the way.
Harefield Slalom 2022
Sunday 9th October We will be hosting a division 4 slalom on Sunday 9th October 2022 at our Harefield home. This is an ideal opportunity for all our developing paddlers and for those of other clubs to come and attend and join in the fun. Enter here.
Cardington September 2022
3rd & 4th – Divisions 2, 3 & 4 Suitable for all of our slalom paddlers at Harefield, you can enter here. You can race on either Saturday, Sunday or both days!
Shepperton July Results
And another promotion! Well done to Hudayfa Hadjali on coming second in his debut event and getting promoted to National Division 3, congratulations also to Jaafar El Haddad who came third (1st under 12) and Ubayda Hadjali (5th), both of whom were making their slalom debut.
Ironbridge – July 22 Results
Meddling in C2! Slalom Coach Rick Moore was racing in Canoe Doubles, with Richard Comer at Ironbridge and, yet again brining home the medals.
A Stunning performance at Orton Mere Jasmin Uhlhorn became the latest Shark paddler to get promoted to National Division 3 in slalom and she did it in style!
Shepperton Divisions 3 & 4
Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th July This is a local event, run by Shepperton Slalom Canoe Club, whom have been very supportive of The Sharks, so let’s support them and have a lot of fun at their event. It is suitable for all our paddlers in Division 3 and 4.
Cardington – June 2022
Another fun weekend’s paddling Congratulations to Rick Moore, for another first place in the Veterans event and to Aditya Ravichander on making his first appearance in National Division 3 Slalom!
Langham Farm May 2022
A Truly Great Shark Weekend You really should have been there to enjoy the fun, the company and the success of The Shark paddlers, well done to everyone who took part, young and old, new and experienced.
Cardington June Slalom
Divisions 2, 3, & 4 18th & 19th June This could be another great Club weekend, suitable for all our slalomists! It is a really nice event run by Viking Kayak Club and is about a sixty mile Drive from Harefield.
A Shiver of Sharks
Langham Farm, Frome A Shiver of Sharks are expected at Langham Farm this weekend, for the Division 3 and 4 Slalom, We wish them and everyone else taking part good luck and lots of fun.
Nene April 2022
Division 4 Slalom Report A great day of fun in the sun at the Nene in Northampton, to new paddlers and a couple of prize winners.
Shepperton Division 2
April 2nd and 3rd The Shepperton Division 2 Slalom takes place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of April 2022. A convenient and local slalom for all our Division 2 paddlers, other paddlers could enter the Officials event, Division 3 paddlers can paddle up.