St Austell Canoe Club

Come and join us on the water . . . more info on joining

Welcome to our club

New Members - Join St Austell Canoe Club, and you will get . . .

  • A free 4 week trial, with all equipment provided at no cost
  • Training and support provided by our team of British Canoeing qualified coaches
  • A range of boats and equipment available for you to use
  • Club paddles every Thursday evening at Porthpean throughout the summer
  • Regular paddles at various locations around the coast of Cornwall at weekends
  • Children welcome - minimum age academic year 6 onwards

* Just come along to Porthpean any Thursday evening at 6.30pm for a free trial *

Click here for full details

About our canoe club

We are an active group of members who meet regularly to go paddling and develop our skills. We are a friendly group, who welcome both new and experienced paddlers to the club.

Paddling opportunities include sea, surf, and white water . . . Read More >

Club Nights

In the summer months, Porthpean Beach is the venue for our weekly evening paddle sessions, all led by our team of BC qualified coaches.

The club owns a number of kayaks plus gear, available for use by members and prospective members . . . Read More >

Sea Kayaking

The coastline of Cornwall is made up of stunning cliffs, golden beaches, historic ports and harbours, plus amazing wildlife.

A sea kayak offers a unique opportunity to explore all this in a safe way within the club environment. Various club trips are organized throughout . . . Read More >

Surf and White Water

Cornwall has some of the best surf beaches in the UK, and Devon has some great white water rivers.

Surf Kayaking can be enjoyed all year round, and White Water Kayaking is perfect in the winter months with plenty of water in the rivers . . . Read More >

Club News (see News & Events above for the complete listing)

Lerryn Night Paddle
Thursday, 27th September 2018
Venue: River Fowey

Evening trip from Golant to Lerryn in the dark.

if you require a boat speak to kev, an equipment voucher needs to be purchased to loan any kit


Weather permitting

Meet at Golant 18:00 on the water 18.30

paddle to Lerryn, chips and a drink in the pub

paddle back to Golant in the dark

no white torches on the water, 

red, blue, orange are ok

decorate yourself and boat in glow sticks the more the merrier


Contact: Kev ‭07850 161895‬
Posted by: Pete.E 10-05-2018
Cremyl sea trip
Sunday, 7th October 2018
Venue: Cremyl


due weather forecast this trip has been rescheduled 

October 7th 


experience level must be at least 2 star

meet at 9:00 on the water for 09:30

off the by 3pm for a pint in the pub at cremyl (on Steve)

Explore the sound of Rame

Bring appropriate clothing/food & drink 

and money for parking & a pint afterwards in the pub

(this was the trip on the 16th, now moved to the 23rd)


Contact: Steve Griffiths
Posted by: Lee.Flan 02-06-2018
Club Trip Loe Beach
Sunday, 14th October 2018
Venue: Loe Beach

Sea Boats.

Details to follow.


Contact: Lee Franklin
Posted by: Pete.E 10-05-2018
Fowey / Polperro
Sunday, 21st October 2018
Venue: Fowey to Looe via Polperro

Sea trip (sea boats only)

Please be aware this is a getting wet trip

Fowey to Polperro (maybe Looe)

The trip will include incident management (wet skills) for those who want to refresh

Bring hot food & drink 

Warm spare clothes essential 

More Details to follow


Contact: Steve Griffiths
Posted by: Lee.Flan 02-06-2018
Thursday, 1st November 2018
Venue: Newquay view resort

Hello paddlers,
The news you have all been waiting for,
We have agreed the use of the pool at Newquay view resort, holiday park, Porth, Newquay, formally trevelgue,
We will run sessions in November
First two weeks of December
And January through to March
Max of 12 per session,
£7 per session, per person,
Sessions are Friday evening 8pm to 9pm
Arrive early and on site coffee shop will be open,
Bookings "MUST" be made through the club website, with secure PayPal or credit card,

Get booking see you there...

Book Here


Posted by: Lee.Flan 21-09-2018