Once again Powerhouse paddlers have won an impressive medal haul in a major international event. This time at the European Championships in Racice (near Prague) in the Czech Republic. Next: Onwards to the 12th IDBF World Nations Championships in Welland (Niagara), Canada.
This year we have all been busy in front of the watersports centre converting our old club boat into a memorial planter in remembrance of Powerhouse dragonboaters who have sadly passed away: - Ernie Butterfield ex Hartlepool Powerman & later Powerhouse helm passed away 30th April 2010. - Dot Hart GB Senior ladies gold medal winner
Hear Allyson Butterfield talk about Dragonboats and Powerhouse on Radio 2
Hundreds of people lined the banks at the Durham University Queens Campus to watch the spectacular Diwali show of lights and colour, including the Powerhouse boat and crew dressed up and lit up specially for the occasion. Read up further about the event: Story of Diwali brought to life at festival of light in Stockton