Shiplake Primary Paddle to Glory

HYFBellBoating2Six local primary school teams competed in the Henley Youth Festival Regatta on Sunday 5 May.  This popular HYF event should have taken place in the festival week in March but had to be postponed due to the high river conditions. The event was organised by Henley Canoe Club at the Eyot Centre, Henley. There were 15 races and all were closely contested. The results were 1st Shiplake, 2nd Valley Road, 3rd Sonning Common “A”, 4th Peppard, 5th Trinity, 6th Sonning Common.

Thanks go to the coaches and helpers of the Henley Canoe Club for running the event. If you would like to get involved in some canoeing then the next event is a come and try canoeing, bellboating, dragon boating day on Sunday 9 June. Further details can be found on