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by Derek Marshall
Sat Jan 03, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: The Highland Series 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1263

The Highland Series 2015

Hi All,

This years Highland Series details are now available on CanoeScotland and can be found on this link:

http://canoescotland.org//events/highli ... eries-2015

Hoping to see you all
by Derek Marshall
Sat Jan 03, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Scottish Racing Week 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1170

Scottish Racing Week 2015

Hi all,

The dates and details for Scottish Racing Week 2015 are now available of CanoeScotland on the following Link:

http://canoescotland.org/events/highlig ... -week-2015

Hoping to see you all
by Derek Marshall
Sat Jan 03, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: Scottish Sprint Calendar 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1220

Scottish Sprint Calendar 2015

Hi All,

The Scottish Sprint Racing dates for 2015 are now available on CanoeScotland on the following link:

http://canoescotland.org/disciplines/sprint
by Derek Marshall
Sat Jan 03, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: Scottish Marathon Calendar 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1124

Scottish Marathon Calendar 2015

Hi All,

The dates for the 2015 season are now available on CanoeScotland on the following link:

http://canoescotland.org/disciplines/marathon
by Derek Marshall
Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Scottish Racing Week 3 – 10 August 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1319

Re: Scottish Racing Week 3 – 10 August 2014

What a fantastic week of paddling Scottish Racing Week was with paddlers coming from England, Ireland & Canada to join us for the week. A big thanks to all who helped run the 5 races and the coaches / parents / partners who got the paddlers to these events. Full results for the last race and the fin...
by Derek Marshall
Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: Scottish Racing Week 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1442

Re: Scottish Racing Week 2014

What a fantastic week of paddling Scottish Racing Week was with paddlers coming from England, Ireland & Canada to join us for the week. A big thanks to all who helped run the 5 races and the coaches / parents / partners who got the paddlers to these events. Full results for the last race and the fin...
by Derek Marshall
Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: Scottish Racing Week 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1442

Re: Scottish Racing Week 2014

Scottish Racing Week #2 - Linlithgow 10km Despite the best efforts of the "Party at the Palace" stage crew all 36 paddlers were eventually able to start this race in near perfect conditions. The weed in the Loch did not spoil the race but we needed an additional finger to count the laps Our thanks g...
by Derek Marshall
Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Scottish Racing Week 3 – 10 August 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1319

Re: Scottish Racing Week 3 – 10 August 2014

Scottish Racing Week #2 - Linlithgow 10km Despite the best efforts of the "Party at the Palace" stage crew all 36 paddlers were eventually able to start this race in near perfect conditions. The weed in the Loch did not spoil the race but we needed an additional finger to count the laps Our thanks g...
by Derek Marshall
Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:15 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Scottish Racing Week 3 – 10 August 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1319

Scottish Racing Week 3 – 10 August 2014

It’s almost here – 5 races in 8 days
Come and join us.
Full details can be found on this updated link:
http://canoescotland.org/events/highlig ... -week-2014
by Derek Marshall
Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: Scottish Racing Week 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1442

Re: Scottish Racing Week 2014

Not long now :-)
Full details can be found on this updated link:

http://canoescotland.org/events/highlig ... -week-2014
by Derek Marshall
Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Glasgow to Edinburgh Challenge 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 1139

Glasgow to Edinburgh Challenge 2014

For those who are looking for something to do in October..
Full details and entry forms are now available on the following link:

http://canoescotland.org/events/highlig ... lenge-2014
by Derek Marshall
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cheshire Ring Race 2014 28th-29 June
Replies: 10
Views: 2584

Re: Cheshire Ring Race 2014 28th-29 June

Just keep turning left ;-)
by Derek Marshall
Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:25 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: The Highland Series 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 985

Re: The Highland Series 2014

Spey Marathon 2014 The first race of the season and of the Highland Series was well attended and the water levels were good for racing. Our thanks go to Michael and his team from Nairn CC organising this event. Full results can be found on the following link: http://www.canoescotland.org/Portals/0/m...
by Derek Marshall
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: The Highland Series 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 985

Re: The Highland Series 2014

Not long now to the first race of the season and the River Spey - Sunday 6th April 2014 - Aberlour
by Derek Marshall
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: The Highland Series 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 985

Re: The Highland Series 2014

The first race in the Series will be held on the River Spey
Details can now be found on the following link:

http://www.canoescotland.org/Compete/Ma ... s2014.aspx
by Derek Marshall
Sun Mar 09, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: DW in a k4
Replies: 9
Views: 1568

Re: DW in a k4

The Glasgow to Edinburgh has been done in a K4 twice.
The portages had to be well researched & coordinated - but is was fast!!!
by Derek Marshall
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: The Highland Series 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 985

The Highland Series 2014

The Highland Series is a club & individual competition that is spread over the 3 Highland Marathon competitions that are held throughout the season. Competitors can compete in any type of Kayak or Canoe, K Boat, Wavehopper, Sea Kayak, Open Canadian, Play Boat, Inflatable, etc. Singles & Doubles . ht...
by Derek Marshall
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: Scottish Racing Week 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1442

Scottish Racing Week 2014

Scottish Racing Week will be on the 3rd to the 10th August 2014. With 5 races over 8 days Scottish Racing Week offers the opportunity to sample the rich variety of Scottish racing from the River Clyde to Loch Lubnaig and the re-opened Forth and Clyde Canal along with some of Scotland's magnificent s...
by Derek Marshall
Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Winter Time Trial - Linlithgow Scotland
Replies: 2
Views: 774

Re: Winter Time Trial - Linlithgow Scotland

We'll try again on Sunday 22 December :-)
All welcome if the weather allows !
http://www.canoescotland.org/Portals/0/ ... 013-14.pdf
by Derek Marshall
Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Pull bars are they worth it ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2075

Re: Pull bars are they worth it ?

I have used a pull strap on my K1 footrest for the last 4 years - this works well enough but I have to use my hand some times to get it over my toes - this can be a pain at a portage. My new boat has a pull bar by the manufacturer which is shaped not just a bar and it feels very positive. They also ...
by Derek Marshall
Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Winter Time Trial - Linlithgow Scotland
Replies: 2
Views: 774

Re: Winter Time Trial - Linlithgow Scotland

This Sunday's TT has been cancelled due ti Ice - that's why its a "Winter" TT.
We'll try again on the 22nd December :-)
by Derek Marshall
Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Winter Time Trial - Linlithgow Scotland
Replies: 2
Views: 774

Winter Time Trial - Linlithgow Scotland

These time trials are a series of 5 events held over the winter months.
7.2km with reversed handicapped starts held on the Union Canal.
Full details can be found, at the bottom of the page, on the following link:
http://www.canoescotland.org/Compete/Ma ... n2013.aspx
by Derek Marshall
Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: The Highland Series 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Re: The Highland Series 2013

Visions Photography Club, Aberdeen were in attendance at the Dee race and their photographs can be seen on the following link:
http://www.flickr.com/groups/2349481@N20/
by Derek Marshall
Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Highland Series
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Re: Highland Series

Visions Photography Club, Aberdeen were in attendance at the Dee race and their photographs can be seen on the following link:
http://www.flickr.com/groups/2349481@N20/
by Derek Marshall
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: The Highland Series 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Re: The Highland Series 2013

The Dee Marathon (Royal Deeside) The weather was kind with heavy rain the day before to raise the river level which assisted in setting some new course records. Congratulations to Colin McMorrin, Andy Morton & Brian Chapman on wining their races. The Highland series was won by Nairn CC ahead of NESK...
by Derek Marshall
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Highland Series
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Highland Series

The Dee Marathon (Royal Deeside) The weather was kind with heavy rain the day before to raise the river level which assisted in setting some new course records. Congratulations to Colin McMorrin, Andy Morton & Brian Chapman on wining their races. The Highland series was won by Nairn CC ahead of NESK...
by Derek Marshall
Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Glasgow to Edinburgh Challenge
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Re: Glasgow to Edinburgh Challenge

Some 50, or so, paddlers took on this year’s challenge all of whom had to do battle with the strong headwinds on both days. Congratulations to all who took part and Rhonwyn Smith( JL-K1) plus James Wedlake & Derek Marshall ( SM-K1 Relay) on setting new course records. Our thanks go to Margaret, Bria...
by Derek Marshall
Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Glasgow to Edinburgh Challenge
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Re: Glasgow to Edinburgh Challenge

That was a stiff head wind for the bulk of the first day – we live in hope for tomorrow.
The Results for Day 1 & the Start Times for Day 2 can be found on the following link:
http://www.canoescotland.org/Portals/0/ ... tsDay1.pdf
by Derek Marshall
Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Glasgow to Edinburgh Challenge
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Re: Glasgow to Edinburgh Challenge

Good luck to all who are looking to be on the start line tomorrow.
Looks like we will be in for strong head winds on both days.
by Derek Marshall
Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: The Highland Series 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Re: The Highland Series 2013

The Dee Marathon is the 3rd and last in the Highland series.
Full details can be found on the following link:
http://www.canoescotland.org/Compete/Ma ... s2013.aspx