Seventeen crews started this race at 45 second intervals, with Henley in twelfth place behind
Hurricanes, a Thames/Kingston composite crew and Typhoon but ahead of Wraysbury and Rafters.
On the downstream leg Henley caught and passed both Typhoon and Thames before Temple Island.
Serial winners Rafters, who started 90 ...
Round two of the Henley Winter Series which was due to take place in mid-December had to be cancelled as heavy overnight snow made it difficult for all competitors to reach the Eyot Centre and continuing snow made it impossible to keep the landing stages safe.
Heavy rain during the first week of January raised the river ...
Please take careful note of the attached. It contains some important information. Please share it with your crews so that there are no surprises on Sunday.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to Henley for the first event of this season. We will hold the traditional two minute silence on the water at 11:00 before ...
This year, we entered the competition with many teams both 200m and 500m races: Henley Dragons in the Senior and Mixed category, Henley Hens in women, Henley Heads and Tails in Open and even a junior team. Thanks to all the paddlers from Pershore, Bristol and Preston who joined us for some of the categories. Special thanks ...
We need to raise vital funds for our own Eyot Centre defibrillator, so we are requesting that you ask your family members and your friends to make a donation by visiting our Just Giving Page.
When someone collapses with a cardiac arrest, their heart can go into a kind of quivering limbo called fibrillation. One of the ...
About the race
The morning session comprised 200m races with crews competing in two heats, their aggregate times deciding which crews raced each other in the final round.
In 200m racing the start is crucial and Henley Dragons have spent a lot of time developing this skill.
In their first heat Henley were drawn ...
It all started on a pleasant Saturday afternoon when we gathered in the car park awaiting the arrival of James and our mini bus to Stockton, some had chosen to travel using their own vehicles but a good number chose the minibus that had been organised by myself to get us up there. It is worth mentioning at this point that ...
On Sunday 5th March we held an Open Day when we invited everyone to come along and have a go and experience Dragon Boating.
Conditions were unpleasantly cold, wet and windy as the regular members launched and dressed the boats in preparation for the arrival of the guests.
First, all visitors completed necessary ...
On Sunday 26th February James Blake, the Water Rescue Instructor for Berkshire gave a briefing on Water Safety to members of Henley Dragon Boat Club and Henley Canoe Club at the Eyot Centre.
James explained that nationally there are around 400 deaths per year through drowning, he showed images of some cases and showed ...
First of all, big thanks to everyone who braved the weather on Sunday despite the cold and rain - well, that's Winter Series. We would also like to thank all the volunteers who helped with the event organisation.
The Race Report by Richard Parham
The final round of the Henley Winter Series took place in last Sunday’s ...