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 2 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

If you are new to paddling, just come along to one of our New Beginner Nights on . . .

2020 dates not currently available

Click here for further information for new members

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)

Thursday Club Nights Starting
Venue: Porthpean

We are pleased to announce that the club is now able to open in a limited capacity for Thursday Club Night evenings, whilst putting Covid-19 risk assessments and procedures in place to adhere within the guidelines.

Only current paid up club members will be able to attend, and everyone must have all their own equipment. It will not be possible to borrow club kit, and there will be no access to the shed.

Paddlers will need to be confident on the water and considered competent by the coach.

We will paddle in groups (bubbles) of 5, each bubble having it's own coach/leader.

All attendees must be age 18 or over and places will be limited to a maximum of 30 (including coaches).

All members wishing to attend must book online in advance.

Full details and conditions can be seen on the booking web page. Please read all of the conditions before booking a slot.

Please Note

  • All bookings must be made on an individual basis.
  • In order to book a slot, you must have an email address in the club records. That includes Family Adult members.
  • For the purpose of Track & Trace, it is important that your telephone number is up to date.
  • If you need to add or update any of your contact details, please contact the Membership Secretary


Click here to BOOK YOUR PLACE


Contact: Ian Greenhill / Lee Franklin
Posted by: Pete.E 21-07-2020