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31
October
2023

All water users should be aware of this potentially fatal infection. Paddlers are always advised to be vigilant and ensure that they notify their GP should they become ill following paddling.  This is a bacterial infection normally believed to be spread by rat urine, though can also be transmitted by cat, fox and rabbit urine. […]

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30
October
2023

As the White Water season approaches, it is important to highlight the importance of forward planning for trips and to be aware of actions required during any emergency which may occur. Always take an effective means of communication/way of calling for help with you. Consider what other communication devices would be appropriate particularly where mobile […]

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11
October
2023

The European Canoe Polo Club Championships took place in Arcos de la Frontera in Spain last weekend. This competition saw Ulster Canoe Polo Club and Annalong Canoe and Kayak Club competing within the tournament. Ulster Canoe Polo Club finished the competition in 11th place after beating Dutch side Viking Venlo 7-5 in an exciting final […]

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04
October
2023

The White Water Safety course is designed to support paddlers to be independent participants on grade 2(3) white water rivers. This 2 day course is aimed at those paddling as peers and covers a range of topics that include emergency planning & procedures, chase boating, equipment rescues and scenarios and much more. This course is […]

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02
October
2023

British Canoeing have published their October edition of Catch Up With Coaching which has the latest information on coaching for you to browse.

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02
October
2023

The 2023 Canoe Polo European Championships took place in Brandenburg, Berlin. Team Great Britain progressed through the group stages after beating Poland and drawing with France to finish second in the group. After progressing through to the next stage of the competition and making it out of a group consisting of Germany and Spain, Team […]

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13
September
2023

British Canoeing have published their September edition of Catch Up With Coaching which has the latest information on coaching for you to browse.

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13
September
2023

What is Safer Recruitment? Safer Recruitment is a set of practices which are essential to ensure paid staff, contractors and volunteers are suitable to work with children and / or Adults at Risk. Is this eLearning for me? This course is for any employer or deployer such as paddlesports clubs and organisations, who provide services […]

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08
September
2023

British Canoeing do not endorse that Stand Up Paddleboards are used on weirs. Arrangements should be planned to get out well above any weir and getting on the water should be well below the construction. Please follow links below for further guidance: Which leash is right for me Take care in shallow water  SUP Buoyancy […]

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08
September
2023

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) has experienced a surge in popularity in recent years. However, along with this growth in participation, there has also been a substantial increase in the number of individuals encountering difficulties while out on their SUPs.  Over the past six months British Canoeing, NGB for Stand Up Paddleboarding, has commissioned several research […]