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.


Annual General Meeting
Thursday, 26th April 2018
Venue: Porthpean Sailing Club 7pm


This years AGM will be held on Thursday 26th April at Porthpean Sailing Club 19:00 hrs.

General members may be nominated for any of the committee posts. Nominations shall be given to Nick Taylor (Secretary) no later than Thursday 12th April.

Should any members want to raise any issues for discussion at the meeting, please notify Nick Taylor (Secretary) in advance, so that they can be added to the agenda.


Kind regards

Lee Flanagan

STACC Chairman


Contact: lee flanagan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 04-03-2018
First Club Night Paddle of the Season
Thursday, 3rd May 2018
Venue: Porthpean

Time: Arrive 6.30pm. On the water 7.00pm.

Club night paddles are every Thursday evening throughout the season.

Club Members - If you need to use a club boat or equipment, please buy your Equipment Vouchers in advance HERE

Non Members - May choose the option of a four week free trial, with all equipment supplied. Full details HERE


Posted by: Pete.E 01-04-2018
Club Trip Percuil
Saturday, 26th May 2018
Venue: Percuil

Any Boat,

meet at percuil at 0930,

on the water 1000,

bring food and drink,

and appropriate clothing for the weather condition, 


Contact: Kevin Bray
Posted by: Pete.E 10-05-2018
Club Trip Saltash
Saturday, 7th July 2018
Venue: Saltash

Meet at Saltash under the Tamar Bridge 09:30

Any boat

Meet 09:30, on the water 10:00

Bring lunch and suitable clothing.


Contact: Kevin Bray
Posted by: Pete.E 10-05-2018
Club Trip Porthtowan
Saturday, 21st July 2018
Venue: Porthtowan

Sea Kayaks

Details to follow


Contact: Dave Clare
Posted by: Pete.E 10-05-2018
Charlestown Regatta Swim Support
Saturday, 21st July 2018
Venue: Charlestown

Support the swimmers in any boat.


Contact: Julie & Dick Hobba
Posted by: Pete.E 10-05-2018
Sea trip
Saturday, 4th August 2018
Venue: Porthoustock

Sea Kayaks only 4th August at Porthoustock Grid Ref SW 808 218 near St Keverne on the water for 1000 off approx 1500, keep your eye on the whether and dress appropriately for the conditions ie sunscreen if hot with hat etc or if wet then cags etc bring lunch and fluids (hot or cold drink)

If the weather is awful I will postpone the trip until it is better weather so keep your eye on Facebook and the website

Any questions contact Dave

Contact: Dave
Posted by: Lee.Flan 26-07-2018
Fowey Regatta Swim Support
Tuesday, 21st August 2018
Venue: Fowey

We have been asked to support the swimming races during Fowey Royal Regatta week. The races will take place on Tuesday 21st August at approximately 6.45pm. The time may be moved back slightly as there is a cruise ship due to leave the harbour at 6.30pm.

Meeting on the water at Caffa Mill (where the car ferry leaves from) at 6.20pm ready to paddle down to Town Quay for the briefing. Parking will be available from 6pm in the library car park.

The races are normally finished by 7.45pm - this may change depending on when the cruise ship departs.

Paddlers will need to have their own boats.


Contact: Charlotte Ward
Posted by: Pete.E 10-05-2018
Wadebridge Fish & Chips Trip
Saturday, 25th August 2018
Venue: River Camel

A trip up the river Camel to Wadebridge for a Fish & Chips treat.

Meet Old Town Cove by 4pm on the water 4.30pm.

Please bring your own suitable kit for weather, money for food or bring food, hot and cold drink.

If you have a tow line please bring.

Return to Old Town Cove for 8pm


Contact: Geoff Ryder
Posted by: Pete.E 10-05-2018
Club night beach clean
Thursday, 13th September 2018
Venue: Porthpean

As part of the marine conservation society this club night will be a beach clean night


Contact: Steve Griffiths
Posted by: Lee.Flan 02-06-2018
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
End of Season Social
Saturday, 13th October 2018
Venue: Eastern Paradise, Carlyon Bay

Social night at Eastern Paradise at Carlyon Bay, St Austell after another season of great paddling. All members and potential future members welcome to come along for a chat, curry and pint.

The table is booked for 7pm. Please bring cash to pay for your meal as it makes it easier when sorting the bill at the end.

If you would like to come along please let me know either by email, text or via facebook by lunchtime on 10 October as the restaurant has asked me to confirm numbers that evening.

Look forward to seeing you!

Contact: Charlotte
Posted by: Charlotte.W 29-09-2018
Club Trip Loe Beach
Sunday, 14th October 2018
Venue: Loe Beach


 Club trip Sunday 14th October

Loe beach trip
Loe beach is near Feock, turn off Truro Falmouth Road at playing place
Grid ref 825 380
Any boat
Sunday 14th october
Leaving loe beach at 10.00
Off the water mid afternoon
Bring packed lunch and appropriate clothing.

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)

meet at 0930 at Fowey ferry (bodinick)

off water 2/3pm

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 



Contact: Steve Griffiths
Posted by: Lee.Flan 02-06-2018
New year paddle
Saturday, 5th January 2019
Venue: Percuil

New Years paddle

saturday 5th January


any boat, any ability 

meet 0930, on the water 1000

off the water approx 3pm ish

bring appropriate clothing and food and drink, 

Contact: Lee Flanagan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 27-12-2018
Venue: Newquay View Resort

Tonight's Pool Session has been Cancelled by the venue, due to weather conditions


Posted by: Pete.E 01-02-2019
Venue: Newquay View Resort, from 2nd November

Both Members and Non-Members are All Welcome

Pool Sessions offer non-members the opportunity to try kayaking in a safe and warm environment. Our fully qualified Canoe England Coaches, plus experienced club members, will be on hand to offer friendly training and assistance.

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
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