Join the

Winter Paddle Challenge 2019!

To boost your paddle-motivation this new year, we're giving away FREE boat stickers to anyone who paddles 30, 60 or 120 miles and registers their mileage with us. Will you be joining the Winter Paddle Challenge!?

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!

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?


British Canoeing Online Store

British Canoeing's brand new online store is now live! Head over and take a look at our wide range of teamwear and lifestyle clothing, as well as nutrition options and more!

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.

Membership has changed

with new membership categories available

Membership for English members has changed this year with four brand new categories to choose from. You can now log in, take a look, renew or join online today!


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.


Paddlesport Instructor Award

British Canoeing Awarding Body has today announced the launch of the NEW Paddlesport Instructor award which is designed for people whose main focus is to deliver paddlesport taster/starter sessions and short journeys in very sheltered water environments.

Would you like a printed

version of Canoe Focus?

British Canoeing has announced a partnership with 2b 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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2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup London

Sign up for information about the 2019 World Cup

The World Cup will take place at Lee Valley White Water Centre from 14 - 16 June 2019. Sign up for more information today!

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