St Austell Canoe Club

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

A kayak offers a unique opportunity to explore all this in a safe way within the club environment. Various club trips are organized throughout the year which cater for all levels of experience. These are all led by our team of BC qualified club coaches.


Pool Sessions Start
Friday, 1st November 2019
Venue: Newquay View Resort Holiday Park

Pool Sessions Start

Full details HERE

All sessions now fully booked.


Contact: Lee Flanagan
Posted by: Pete.E 03-10-2019
Curry Social Night
Saturday, 9th November 2019
Venue: Gurkha Restaurant St Austell

A slightly belated end of season social evening and a chance to catch up with everyone. The table is booked for 7pm on Saturday 9 November at the Gurkha Restaurant in St Austell. Current members and those interested in joining our club are welcome to attend. Please let me know if you are coming either via facebook, email ( or text so I can ensure there are enough seats.

Look forward to seeing everyone.


Contact: Charlotte Ward
Posted by: Charlotte.W 30-10-2019
New Years Paddle
Saturday, 4th January 2020
Venue: Percuil

I will be running the Clubs New Years paddle, paddling from Percuil, any boat, any ability,
Saturday January 4th 2020,
With a possible joining up with some of the falmouth canoe club members,

Meet at Percuil, grid ref 859341 at 0930, ready to paddle at 1000,
Returning around 1500,
It will be a rising tide with HW at 1130 5.5m
and low tide at 1810
Loose plan- paddle towards St Mawes and see what the conditions are at carrick roads, and paddle some more,
Bring appropriate warm clothing, food and drink,
If any club member wants to go but does not have a boat they can loan one from the club, contact Quartermaster Kevin bray on 07850161895 to arrange,

Cheers lee,


Contact: Lee Flanagan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 07-12-2019
Pool Sessions February & March
Friday, 14th February 2020
Venue: Newquay View Resort Holiday Park

The Club have secured more pool sessions for February and March.

Click here to book.


Contact: Lee Flanagan
Posted by: Pete.E 18-12-2019
British Canoeing Spring Roadshow
Wednesday, 15th April 2020
Venue: St Austell Arts Centre 87 Truro Road, St Austell

British Canoeing are hosting a Spring Roadshow at The St Austell Arts Centre.

It is open to everyone, and will provide an opportunity to . . .

  • Hear about the progress made towards the ambitions within the current four-year strategic plan
  • Comment on what should be included in the next strategic plan for 2021-25
  • Meet with and raise questions with British Canoeing CEO David Joy, senior staff and Board Members who will be present
  • The event starts at 7.30pm, with refreshments served from 7pm


Details: Click Here

Poster: Click Here


Contact: Dave Clare
Posted by: Pete.E 19-02-2020
Annual General Meeting
Thursday, 16th April 2020
Venue: Porthpean Sailing Club 7.00pm

Election of officers

Officers' reports


Contact: Ian Greenhill
Posted by: Pete.E 12-02-2020
South West Paddlefest 2020
Friday, 29th May 2020
Venue: Mount Edgcumbe Park

Friday 29th May to Sunday 31st May

For club members wishing to attend this event we can have a discounted fee as a group booking. Numbers are minimum 6 paddlers up to a maximum of 15. This is a first come first served basis.

Booking through Ian Greenhill either on messenger or 07881 504032 for further details. You can still book inividually, but not at this discounted rate. Payment of £68.00 per paddler with their own kit.

This provides two nights camping in either a tent, caravan or camper van, use of showers and camping field facilities, guided trip, workshops, live music, exhibitors, beach fires and of course the bar (drinks not included).

If family members (non paddlers) would like to attend, as long as they share the same tent as the Paddler ticket holder, then each family member can enjoy the camping, Mount Edgcumbe Park, showers, toilets, beach and live music for £5 per head for the entire weekend.


I need names and payment by February 1st.



Contact: Ian Greenhill
Posted by: Pete.E 23-01-2020