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)

Marazion Sea Trip
Saturday, 20th July 2019
Venue: Marazion

Sea boats only please (due to open water nature of trip)

Skill Level - As long as you are happy in a sea boat in a force 3 to 4, can paddle approx. 15km at a leisurely pace. E.g. a couple of hours paddling before lunch and again afterwards

Full Details Here


Contact: Lee Franklin
Posted by: Pete.E 17-05-2019
Charlestown Regatta
Saturday, 27th July 2019
Venue: Charlestown

2019 Charlestown Regatta paddler support

paddlers are required for Saturday 27th july

am/pm to provide safety cover for the triathlon swim (am)

and the junior/senior raft races (pm)

times tba  


Contact: Lee Flanagan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 02-04-2019
Charlestown Regatta
Sunday, 28th July 2019
Venue: Charlestown

Sunday July 28th

charlestown Regatta (sea Sunday)

A day of paddling to showcase the club

events include,  try a boat, games, lead trips, 

as part of the Charlestown regatta program, 

all club paddlers who can help assist are invited to do so,

Contact: Lee
Posted by: Lee.Flan 24-06-2019
Wild Camping - August date TBA
Venue: TBA

Sea boats

Limited availability

Date in August yet to be set


Contact: Lee Franklin
Posted by: Pete.E 17-05-2019
Fowey Regatta
Tuesday, 20th August 2019
Venue: Fowey 6.30pm start

Swim support required

Carparks free from 6pm (but may be busy)

Meet 6.00pm at the quay


Contact: Charlotte Ward
Posted by: Pete.E 17-05-2019