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Welcome in our eighth season, the April and May news 2015

Paddlers for Life at 'Low Wood No Wood'.
Saturday 16th. May

The dragon boat was built, painted and complete and the crew were selected.
The boat was launched and after a hesitant start in windy conditions ...
The prize was won!
Paddlers for Life Windermere won the time trials third prize in the 2015 cardboard boat regatta.

See how it all went.

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More photos in the 2015 Gallery.
You can view some pictures of theĀ other cardboard boat competitors.

Some members of Lancaster University Confucius Society visited Paddlers for Life Windermere. 3rd. May, 2015.

They were practising for a dragon boat racing event for other Confucius societies at universities in the North West.
The event is to be held on the River Lune in Lancaster on Saturday 16th. May.
More photos.

Keni visited with her newest family member to do some start of season coaching. 26th. April, 2015

Our coach receives a gift for her new family member.
Pippa received a little encouragement to consider taking up paddling when she's ready.
A signed dragon boat paddle for a new young member to the paddling fraternity.

Jo Parry from Australia paddles with Paddlers for Life Windermere.
Jo Parry, a visitor from Brisbane, Australia paddles with us.

Keni demonstrates some key aspects of the paddling stroke.
Keni took the team through the basics of the paddling stroke as we try to awake our muscles at the beginning of the season and re-establish the muscle memory for paddling. In the afternoon we paddled more sustained runs through windy and choppy conditions taking advantage of the wind resistance to help rebuild our stamina.

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Our paddling has started.

After a cancelled paddling session due to strong winds and heavy rain the eighth season finally got off to a start. 19th. April, 2015
An introduction to the basics of dragon boat paddling for some novice paddlers.
Some new paddlers visited to experience dragon boat paddling.

Paddlers for Life Windermere have their first season outing for 2015
Along with more regular paddlers they started to get back into paddling shape.
A group of potential new members chat to Paddlers for Life trustees.
They clearly enjoyed the experience.

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