Saturday 5th April 2014 – Annual Prizegiving


Jeff and Babs Simmons winners of the new BCU Platinum Paddling award

small_IMG_3356Dave Kew, most miles paddled, new member.

Andy Garbett, best singing paddler

Chris Bockett, Hardiest Paddler

small_IMG_3344Sally, Jenny, Dan (best Photography)

Sally (Dipstick award) and Jenny (Best new touring paddler)

Peter, very pleased with his ‘Best Capsize’

Ivy, Tony – Happiest Paddler, Bernard ( Ivy and Bernard – Canoe England Winter challenge top 10 paddlers)

small_IMG_3349Tony – Happiest paddler

small_IMG_3331Kathyrn, prizegiving lunch organiser

small_IMG_3332Andrew Wallace, most miles paddled, and Master of Ceremonies

Complete list of prize winners :-

  • BCU Platinum award – Jeff and Babs Simmons
  • Canoe England Winter Challenge Top Ten Paddlers – Ivy and Bernard Darbon
  • Mileage award (newcomer) – David Kew
  • Mileage award – Andrew Wallace
  • Best Capsize – Peter McBride
  • Best New Member – Derek Heath
  • Biggest New Tourer – Jenny John Chuan
  • Dipstick award – Sally Trussler
  • Photography Award – Daniel Bownds
  • Hardiest Paddler – Christine Bockett
  • Happiest Paddler – Tony Kirby
  • Most Educational Paddler – Charles Taylor
  • Best Singer – Andy Garbett
  • Best Westward Article – Stephen Morris for his Canadian Trip Article