SPRINT REGATTA – 29 JUNE 2014

The first Kirkcaldy Canoe Club regatta of the year takes place this Sunday 29 June on the loch.

This event is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Further information is available from the following link and entries in advance by Tuesday 24 June would be appreciated.

http://www.canoescotland.org/Portals/0/sprint/2014Sp-Info/Kinghorn%20Regatta%20Info%20June%202014.pdf

NATIONAL SPRINT REGATTA – JUNE

Well done to the three Kirkcaldy Canoe Club paddlers at the June National Regatta in Nottingham on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 June 2014.

Colin McMorrin was 2nd in the Men’s A K1 200m Final 2 and 5th in the K1 1000m Final 2.

Rachel Syme was 2nd in Girls B K1 500m Final and 5th in the Girls A/B K1 200m Final.

And, last but not least, April Chapman who was 2nd in Lightning B Final 3 with a PB of 3 min 21 secs.

On Sunday 15 June, Colin McMorrin won the Men’s A 500m Final 2 with a personal best time of 1:45. He also competed in the 5k event when he finished in 5th place.

Rachel Syme was 4th in the Girls A/B 1000m Final.

Whilst April Chapman along with K2 partner Jack Brockway from Linlithgow finished 5th in Final 2 of the K2 Lightning B 500m event.

K1 10K CHAMPIONSHIPS

A successful trip to Castle Semple Loch on Sunday 8 June 2014 for the Scottish K1 Championships. Kirkcaldy Canoe Club members competed well.

Scottish Champion 10 km – Colin McMorrin
Scottish Champion U14 5 km – Calum McCandie
Silver – Raven Caira
Bronze – Rachael Murray

Margaret Chapman achieved Silver in the Ladies 10 km event and April Chapman was 2nd in the Under 12s race. Brian Chapman and Sandy Bell narrowly missed out on medals on a wet and windy day at Lochwinnoch.

Well done to all the competitors.