1957 - 2017   60 Years of Canoeing in Lincoln 
Thanks to Alan Laws, John Bannister, Ralph Jackson and Tony Lond for some of the archive photographs. 

1957 Kendals Boat Yard
1957 Kendals Boat Yard

Kendall's Boat Yard, the original site of Lincoln Canoe Club

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1957 Brayford Pool
1957 Brayford Pool
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1957 Pelham Bridge
1957 Pelham Bridge
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1957 Lincoln Railway Station
1957 Lincoln Railway Station
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1959 Paddlers
1959 Paddlers

From the left, A. Binns, Laurence Oliver, Richard Oliver and Dave Padgham.

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1960 Carr Dyke News Article
1960 Carr Dyke News Article

Members of the Club on the Carr Dyke being interviewed for a BBC radio program, "North Countryman at Large". This was presented by Neville Powley, who was asked to be President of the Club later that year

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1961 Burkitts Yard
1961 Burkitts Yard

The Club moves to Geoff Burkitt's boat building premises in Wigford Yard. John Ward.

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1963 Echo News Headlines
1963 Echo News Headlines

The first year of racing success at National level. Front page Headline from the Lincolnshire Echo.

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1963 A Laws Certificate
1963 A Laws Certificate

The Certificate received by Alan Laws for his part in winning the British Open Youth Relay Championship. The other team members were Richard Oliver, Ian Grant and Roy Freeman

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1964 - 1977 Odd Fellows loft
1964 - 1977 Odd Fellows loft

The loft behind the Oddfellows Arms, Carholme Road. The Club's HQ and sometime boat store.

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1964 Hasler
1964 Hasler

Lincoln Canoe Club wins the Hasler Trophy four years in a row. This record remained unbeaten until 2004, when Elmbridge CC took their 5th consecutive win

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1965 Mayor Photo
1965 Mayor Photo

Graham Patman, the Club's Chairman, holding the Mayoral Citation , which was presented to the Club during a Civic Visit by the Mayor of Lincoln, Councillor A. S. Woolhouse J.P. This was in recognition of the outstanding achievements of club members in 1963 and 1964. Note the Hasler Trophy on display in the far corner.

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1965 Mayor Citatation
1965 Mayor Citatation
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1965 Beer Drinking Competition News
1965 Beer Drinking Competition News

Just to show that it wasn't always all hard training. Newspaper report on the Royal CC Relay Race, held on the Thames, November 6th 1965

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1966 Chronicle News Headline
1966 Chronicle News Headline

Lincolnshire Chronicle report on the first 10,000m National Canoe Race and 3rd Fosse Race, held on the same weekend in May 1966.

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1966 BCU Awards Headline
1966 BCU Awards Headline

Newspaper report on the successes of Lincoln paddlers during 1966.

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1967 Lincoln Civic-Award
1967 Lincoln Civic-Award

The Club is presented with the Lincoln Civic Award in its first year of presentation.

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1968 Mexico Team
1968 Mexico Team

Laurence Oliver is selected for the Mexico Olympic Games in K4 1000m and reaches the semi-finals.

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1969 Annual Dinner
1969 Annual Dinner

Lincolnshire Echo photo of guests at the 1969 Annual dinner, held at the Grand Hotel.

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1972 Laurence Oliver Munich Olympics
1972 Laurence Oliver Munich Olympics

Laurence Oliver is selected for the Munich Olympic Games and races in K1 1000m (reaching the semi-finals) and K4 1000m events. He is seen here racing in lane 3.

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1972 jl Olympic Training Camp
1972 jl Olympic Training Camp

Laurence Oliver attended an Olympic training camp in St Moritz, Switzerland.

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1972 Brayford 1
1972 Brayford 1

The view across the Brayford in winter, before the multi-storey car park was built.

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1972 Brayford 2
1972 Brayford 2

The view across the Brayford in winter, before the multi-storey car park was built.

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1976 montreal logo
1976 montreal logo

Laurence Oliver selected for the Montreal Olympic Games in K4 1000m and reaches the semi-finals.

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1970's Polo Match
1970's Polo Match

A Canoe Polo match at the Brayford Water Festival in the early 70's

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1976 Lincoln Marathon
1976 Lincoln Marathon

Lincoln Marathon Race.

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1977 Old Clubhouse Opening
1977 Old Clubhouse Opening

The Club's first purpose-built HQ is opened

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1977 Members at Clubhouse Opening
1977 Members at Clubhouse Opening

Waiting for the big moment. Do you recognize anyone?

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1977 Members with name tags at Clubhouse Opening
1977 Members with name tags at Clubhouse Opening

Picture with their names

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1981 Amanda Mylett at Bala
1981 Amanda Mylett at Bala

Amanda Mylett races for GB at the Wild Water Racing World Championships on the River Tryweryn at Bala in North Wales.

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1982 25 Years Booklet
1982 25 Years Booklet

A booklet is published to commemorate the Club's Silver Jubilee and a trip to the Sella Descent in Spain is organised.

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1983 Amanda Mylett River Dee Races
1983 Amanda Mylett River Dee Races

Amanda Mylett racing on the River Dee, North Wales.

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1986 Lincoln Hasler Final
1986 Lincoln Hasler Final

Lincoln Canoe Club hosts the Hasler Final.

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1996qNew CLubhouse Opened by the Queen & Duke
1996qNew CLubhouse Opened by the Queen & Duke

New Clubhouse opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

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1997 Annual Dinner Prizewinners
1997 Annual Dinner Prizewinners

Prize winners at the 1997 40th Anniversary Annual Dinner.

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1997 Andy Grimwood Artic Race
1997 Andy Grimwood Artic Race

Andy Grimwood second in 325 mile Arctic Canoe race.

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