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 . . .

May 16th, June 20th, July 18th

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)

Social Evening
Saturday, 30th March 2019
Venue: Holmbush Inn, St Austell

A chance to catch up following the last pool session and before the new paddling season.

The table is booked at 7pm to eat at 7.30pm. Can you please let me know if you wish to come (either via text, email or facebook) and let me know what you'd like to eat by Wednesday 27 March 2019 as I need to provide the pub with a pre-order. The menu is available on their website.

Non-members who have joined us for the pool sessions or those interested in joining the club are more than welcome to come along.

Look forward to catching up.

Contact: Charlotte Ward
Posted by: Charlotte.W 18-03-2019
AGM election of committee officers
Thursday, 25th April 2019
Venue: porthpean sailing club

upcoming AGM

election Of officers

officer‘s reports

presentation by Lee Franklin

on his kayak expedition in Norway in 2018


Contact: lee flanagan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 26-01-2019
southwest paddle fest
Saturday, 1st June 2019
Venue: mount edgcumbe

2019 southwest paddle fest,

see southwest paddle fest facebook for full details,

we are pleased to announce that St Austell canoe club will be part of this great event,

we will be leading guided trips around plymouth sound,

we also hope to offer a small discount to fully paid up club members who wish to just go and enjoy the weekend,

interested ????

speak to me for more details,


Contact: lee flanagan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 26-01-2019