Merioneth Yacht Club





 

Mawddach Paddlesport Festival - Barmouth


2019 Dates

Weekend  6th/7th July 2019

This is an Exciting Weekend Paddlesport Event for all the Family with something for everyone. Based in the holiday Resort of Barmouth and held on The Magnificent Mawddach Estuary in Southern Snowdonia .

6-Man Rafted Canoe Race - Open Class (For Teams from outside the Local Area of Barmouth). Rafted Canoes provided to the 1st five  Entrants in Open Class on both days - See Entry Form

Guided Paddle on both days

From April 2019 - Entry forms for ALL events can be found here

TIMETABLE FOR 2019 MPF - 6/7th July
HW BARMOUTH:  SAT  1140HRS 4.8M  &  SUN 1230HRS  4.7M

            HW PENMAENPOOL(+40mins) SAT 1220HRS & SUN 1310HRS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAT 6TH JUL

 

SUN 7TH JUL

HW BARMOUTH

 

1140

 

1230

HW PENMAENPOOL

 

1220(Approx)

 

1310(Approx)

ROAD CLOSURE

 

0830-1600

 

0900-1600

 

 

 

 

 

GUIDED PADDLE

Registration

0830-0900

 

0900-0945

 

Assemble

0900

 

0945

 

Start (HW-2)

0940

 

1030

 

Arr PMP

<1200hrs

 

<1230hrs

RAFT RACE

 

 

 

 

 

Registration

0900-1030

 

0930-1100

 

Raft Up Canoes

0900-1000

 

0930-1030

 

Issue BA’s

1030-1105

 

1100-1205

 

Safety Brief

1120

 

1210

 

Start (HW)

1130

 

1220

 

Finish (HW+45mins)

1215

 

1315

CANOE MARATHON

 

 

 

 

 

Registration

 

 

0930-1100

 

Safety Brief

 

 

1150

 

Start (HW-30mins)

 

 

1200

 

Finish

 

 

1330-1415

CELTIC ROWING

 

 

 

 

 

Celtic Event to PMP

Dep: TBA

 

 

 

Celtic “Have a Go”

 

 

1030-1430

KAYAK & SUP “Have a Go”

 

1030-1400

 

1030-1430

 

Please email me with any queries about any aspect of the event

jonswain@talk21.com


Safety Regulations click here

Shorebased Events Running Throughout the Weekend

  • Trade Stands
  • 25 Piece Hope University Silver Band 
  • Batala Band
  • Tombola
  • Cake Stand

This Festival is run by the Merioneth Yacht Club in favour of Hope House Children's Hospice in N. Wales - Ty Gobaith and other Local Good Causes.

 

 

 

 

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The Magnificent Mawddach - Will you be There?


Results for 2018

Hope House Raft Race

1st       HMS Hank                  Winners of the Hope House Challenge
2nd      Mama’s Boys              Close Second
3rd       Bubble Trouble
4th       Mawddach Pirates
5th       Lord Farquard
6th       Aquamax
7th       Submersibles
8th       Shark Attack
9th       Blazing Paddles
10th     Phil Mccracken           Winning Blue Light Team
11th     Shropshire Ladies       Winning Ladies Team
12th     Fort Knights
13th     Rub a Dub Tub
14th     Aquaholics
15th     Dirty Oars                   Winners of “Last Inn” Award
DNF    Harlech Tr

Mawddach Challenge Raft Race

1st       Y Teirw                                    Winners of the Mawddach Challenge
2nd      Yffermwyr Golyglus
3rd       Peaky Paddlers
4th       Unicorn
5th       Llanarmon Sinkers      Winning Family Team
6th       Seas the Days                        Winning Ladies Team & Best Fancy Dress

Mawddach Marathon - Kayak Race

1st       David Hatton               K1 Winner  &   Winner of Mawddach Marathon Trophy
2nd      Benjamin Edom          Vet Ski                        Fastest Surf Ski
3rd       Stephen Marnell          Vet Ski
4th       Alan Cole                    Vet Ski
5th       Richard Humphries     Vet Ski
6th       Steven Whipp             K1
7th       Andrew Leggett           K1
8th       Mike Hewitt                 SUP

Hope House Cheque Presentation Photo

A Big Thank You

This year’s Paddlefest raised a magnificent £3,000 for Hope House
Children’s Hospice in N. Wales - and it was great fun doing it too!