Author: Beastie

  • Coronation Celebrations

    Amathus members celebrated the King’s Coronation in style with a Kings v Queens boat and lots of races between both crews followed by tea and cake. Fun was had by all.

  • Success at First race of 2023

    Success at First race of 2023

    Amathus members took part in the first race of the 2023 National League, held at Stockton on Tees. A very successful event with Amathus wimming the following: 1st Place open 200m 1st Place open 500m 1st Place Amathus Women’s 200m 1st Place Open 2000m 3rd Place Amathus Mens team

  • Santa Splash 2022
  • Lashes v Tashes November 2022

    Lashes v Tashes November 2022

    The annual event of lashes v tashes. Each team battling it out to become winners. Many great challenges for each team this year including tug of war, canoe and kayak challenges and a variety of dragon boat races. A fun day was had by all.

  • Spooky Paddle 2022

    Spooky Paddle 2022

    Amathus and Pool of Life took on the ghosts and ghouls of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. A series of events and spooky finds including spiders, skeletons, ghostly dragon boats, bodies and rats….combined with many true tales from the canal….Just a snippet of what the crew faced. Many sleepless nights followed. A scary night was had by…

  • Chester Paddle 25 miles

    Chester Paddle 25 miles

    Amathus and Pool of Life members took part in a fantastic day of paddling on The River Dee, paddling over 25 miles with two boats out, enjoying the water together. A big thanks to all members who took part and to Dave for organising the trip.

  • Nottingham Race July 2022

    Nottingham Race July 2022

    A very enjoyable and successful race day for all Amathus crews. 2000m Open 1st place 200m Open 1st place 200m Womens 2nd place

  • The Queens Baton Bearer 2022

    The Queens Baton Bearer 2022

    Our very own Dave Bangs represented Amathus as a Baton bearer for The Commonwealth Games, Birmingham after being nominated by club members to take part. The route involved a segment through Prescot in Knowsley, where huge crowds greeted the baton bearers on their segment. The event finished with live music and entertainment as part of…

  • First Race of 2022

    First Race of 2022

    On Sunday 10th April, Amathus hosted the first race of the season, consisting of a 6km pursuit race and a 1km paired slalom challenge. We welcomed visiting local crews including Preston Dragons, Soaring Dragons and Manvers Dragon Boat Club to battle it out on the water. A fun day was had by all with Amathus…

  • Poverty Paddle for Ukraine Sunday 3rd April 2022

    Poverty Paddle for Ukraine Sunday 3rd April 2022

    A small group of club paddlers spent the day paddling on the canal from Scarisbrick Marina to Heatons Bridge helping to raise money for Ukraine. We stopped to have lunch on the canal with a pot of blind scouse and a traditional war time recipe of apple cake. A great time was had by all,…