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Copeland Canoe Club... hosting orienteering at Ravenglass on three of England's Lake District estuaries.

Ravenglass Seaquest

Ravenglass Seaquest is a navigation event on the three beautiful estuaries of the rivers Esk, Irt and Mite at Ravenglass.

Competitors, in canoes or kayaks, teams or solo, visit as many control points as they can in the time limit of 3 hours. Orienteering! Only on water...
An event for everyone, take your time and enjoy lunch alongside the Esk, or set yourself a challenge and join the competitive racers.

After the race, prize-giving and refreshments will be in the Ratty Arms, behind the main car park in the village.

Helping at the event

Club members and any one who would like to help: please get in touch, all help is much appreciated!

Seaquest 2018

We have set Sunday 29th April as the date for Seaquest 2018, earlier than last year but things are very tide dependant!

Registration starts at 0900 and the event starts at 1030, finish 1330. Prize giving and results in the Ratty arms starting 1430.

Entry forms

Entry donations are £ 7 single (adult), £5 U18, £15 families.
Download the flyer
Download the entry form for 2018
You can pay by cash/cheque on the day, preferably cash. If you email your entry in early you can pay by bank transfer, details on the form.
If you do email your entry please remember to change the filename to include your initials or name so we don't lose your entry!

Seaquest 2017 Results

Sunday 25 June
A copy of the 2017 results (excel format) can be downloaded from here:
Seaquest 2017 results

Ravenglass Seaquest has previously donated to Living Seas NW, Cumbria Canoeists for Coaching support, Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team, the Great North Air Ambulance, First Responders, RNLI (St Bees Lifeboat) and Maryport Rescue. In 2017 we have donated to Cancer Research UK. We are supporting CFM "Cash for Kids" in 2018.


We launch from the beach at the seaward end of Ravenglass Main Street, Grid Ref: SD 084 962 but you need to move any vehicles to the car park (P&D) in the village as the tide comes right in, possibly to the end of the street!
Penalty points...
Some confusion has existed in the past regarding penalty points for being late:
Download a spreadsheet outlining the method we use

Previous Seaquests...

You can see some some pictures of past events here:
Seaquest 2017
Seaquest 2016
Seaquest 2015
Seaquest 2014
Seaquest 2013

we are...

based in Whitehaven on the western coast of England`s Lake District and enjoy some of the most varied canoeing in the UK, from lakes and rivers to surf and sea.

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