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Activate Your Membership

If you have been given a gift membership, or purchased membership in store with a retailer, then you will need to activate your membership by entering your details and the code shown on the membership gift card or pack.

Once activated you will receive your Welcome Email and e-membership card. Your membership pack will be posted out to you.

As soon as your membership is activated you'll be able to make the most of your membership including:

  • Your waterways licence
  • Insurance protection
  • Latest membership news
  • Exclusive offers
  • Part of the paddler community 
  • Supporting our Access and Environment Charter - Clear Access, Clear Waters - a campaign which sets out a vision to confirm access to the rivers and inland waters of England and to protect the environment

Please contact our friendly membership team if you have any questions about activating your membership, or the benefits you receive. 

Activate On the Water membership

Simply enter your details below adding the voucher code when prompted at the end. Please note, if you do not enter the voucher code you will activate our free membership offer which does not come with the On The Water benefits outlined above. 

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