CUCP 2018

The weekend of the 10th and 11th of March saw 43 teams and over 300 competitors descend on Taf Bargoed lakes for the annual Cardiff University Canoe Polo Competition, hosted by Aberfan. An open league, ladies league and old boys league ran simultaneously over the course of the two days, in sunshine and showers, over… Read More

River Trip on the Taf

Another canoe trip today – on the River Taff from Radyr to Cardiff Bay. As expected it was a cold day but the sun shone strongly all day which made up for the cold. Water levels were low at a few points but not too low to stop us progressing downstream. We started off with… Read More

Teifi Tour 2017

The last weekend of October sees the Teifi Tour take place. A gathering based out of LLandysul Paddlers club house (unsurprisingly at LLandysul). The gathering is intended as a great and relaxed weekend of paddling and partying for paddlers new and old. With lots of universities attending as well as canoe clubs. This year’s event… Read More

Wye River trip 2017

A group of approx. 20-25 members of Aberfan Canoe club met on 20th May at Ross Rowing club (our base for the weekend)  for a weekends canoeing on the river wye. The first task was to travel by car approx. 7 miles upstream to the starting point for the weekend.  Some members had camped the… Read More

A Day at the Races

On 25 June 2017, Aberfan Canoe Club held their annual club race on the Brecon – Monmouth canal at Pencelli. This was the twentieth year the race was held and although the weather was less than brilliant, this did not mar an enjoyable day for all participants. The most important aspect of the race is… Read More