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.


New year paddle
Sunday, 8th January 2023
Venue: Percuil


Percuil, Sunday 8th January, 2023,

OS Grid ref, 859341,

What 3 words =

Post code= Gerrans, TR2 5ES,

Meet at Percuil 0900
On the water 0930

Remember the couple of quid for the honesty box for parking,

Paddle and explore returning at approx 1400

Dress appropriately for the time of year, and bring spare warm clothes and food and drink,

If you need any kit speak to kev
07850 161895

Let's go for a paddle,

Contact: Lee
Posted by: Lee.Flan 17-12-2022
Annual General Meeting
Thursday, 27th April 2023
Venue: Porthpean Sailing Club 7.00pm

Motions for discussion at the Annual General Meeting, not of origin from within the General Committee, shall be lodged with the Secretary at least 30 days preceding the AGM, and signed by 3 current members entitled to vote.

All current paid up members of the club are entitled to attend this meeting.

Contact: Ian Greenhill
Posted by: Pete.E 04-03-2023
Big British Canoeing Clean Up
Thursday, 1st June 2023
Venue: Porthpean

Join in The Big Paddle Cleanup this June . . .

Help us to protect the places we love to paddle from plastic pollution by taking part in a paddle cleanup.

In 2022, an amazing 1,200 paddlers took part in a bid to clear their local waterways of junk and plastic pollution, while raising more public awareness of the issue.

The response was incredible. About 700 huge sacks were filled containing 2,123 single-use plastic bottles, 1,476 cans, 831 glass bottles and 3,296 food wrappers.

This phenomenal achievement did not go unnoticed. British Canoeing and its community of paddlers were recognised at the inaugural BBC Sport Green Awards for our efforts.

Contact: Dave Clare
Posted by: Pete.E 04-03-2023
Barnardo’s Taster Session
Tuesday, 1st August 2023
Venue: Porthpean

Kayaking Taster Session for Barnardo's group.
Afternoon session, time TBA.

Contact: Geoff Ryder
Posted by: Pete.E 17-07-2023
Friday, 11th August 2023

ISLES OF SCILLY TRIP 2023  Friday 11th-Friday 18th August.  We need firm bookings for the campsite by 7th October 2022 for the campsite as a deposit will need to be paid.  Cost for the campsite only is appro. £100per person ( actual price will depend on numbers).  Additional costs are ferry crossing approx £155 per person return (flights are available and costs can be found on the Isles of Scilly travel site), transportation of kayaks and luggage, cost unknown at this moment.  Tents are on site and no personal tents are permitted.

Although this is organized by the club and coaches will be probably going, they are also on holiday and are not resposible for ensuring trips are always available.  

The club has been to the Isles of Scilly many times in the past and it is a fantastic area to paddle and visit.


Contact: Geoff Ryder/ Julie Hobba
Posted by: Julie.H 27-09-2022
Club nights: Thursday 10th and Thursday 17th August
Venue: Porthpean

Due to many coaches being away on the Isles of Scilly trip, we are running limited club sessions on the 10th and 17th August.

Club members only, sessions in the bay, no trips.
Unfortunately we are not able to accommodate new paddlers arriving on these dates.
Normal sessions will resume on Thursday 24th August where we can welcome all.

On behalf of commiteee


Contact: Ian Greenhill
Posted by: Pete.E 08-08-2023
Marazion sea trip
Saturday, 23rd September 2023
Venue: Marazion

Saturday 23rd sea kayak trip
Sea kayaks only
meet 0800 at folly's field
W3W= cheetahs.helm.dries
OS= 514310

Remember money for car park
And food and drink

Dress for the time of year

Contact: Lee Flan
Posted by: Lee.Flan 22-09-2023
Thursday, 26th October 2023
Venue: Percuil


Due to bad weather forecast
to be rescheduled 


Contact: Lee / Kev
Posted by: Lee.Flan 03-10-2023