Follow the action from

2019 ICF Junior & U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships

Follow the action from Krakow, Poland as the canoe slalom team compete in the 2019 ICF Junior & U23 World Championships

Make the most of your summer

and begin your paddling journey!

Learn something new this summer and take to the water withe the Start and Discover awards. The awards are aimed at brand new or improving paddlers looking to further their skills or get out on their own adventures.

Bookings now open

for the 2019 Coaching & Leadership Conference

Join us for the 2019 Coaching & Leadership Conference from 23rd - 24th November at Eastwood Hall, Nottinghamshire. Full programme and booking information now available.

LIfestyle Collection

Now available in the online store

Head over and take a look at our wide range of teamwear, lifestyle clothing, trail maps and more!

Become a member

and get on the water this summer!

With access to 5,000km of waterways, civil liability insurance, access to support and guidance, plus special offers and discounts too ... with your British Canoeing membership the adventures are endless.

Clear Access, Clear Waters

Access and Environment Charter

Get behind the campaign for fair, shared and sustainable open access for all! With the launch of the charter, we would like to see the outdoors open to all sustainable recreational pursuits and responsible users. That's not too much to ask for, is it?

New Go Paddling

Website Launched!

Go Canoeing has been rebranded to Go Paddling to incorporate the number of ways you are getting on the water, whether that be by SUP, canoe or kayak. Take a look at the new website for recreational paddlers, hit up a trail and head out on the water!

NEW craft insurance


As a part of your British Canoeing membership, you can now select from just two levels of cover provided by Towergate, based on how many craft you have. Buy at renewal through your British Canoeing membership portal.


NEW Personal Performance Awards Provider eLearning and Course Content Launched!

British Canoeing are pleased to launch the NEW Personal Performance Awards eLearning, aimed at aspirant providers wanting to deliver the new awards from January 2019, as well as all of the course content for the new awards.

Would you like a printed

version of Canoe Focus?

British Canoeing has announced a partnership with 2b Graphic Design Limited that will see Canoe Focus join forces with the Paddler to create a new print magazine. Find out more about how you can order a printed version.

More choice, more adventure

Make your discount go further with our new partners

New discounts available for members with Outdoor and Cycle Concepts Group retailers, including Cycle Surgery, Snow+Rock and Runners Need in addition to Cotswold Outdoor.

Stronger Together

Strategic Plan for 2017-2021

British Canoeing have launched the 2017-2021 strategic plan 'Stronger Together.' Take a look at the strategy in full and how our eleven ambitions will work.

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