Announcements

Here you will find important announcements from the Club:

New Guidance on Maintaining Training and CPD

A new guidance document has been added to the website in the Guidance Section of the document library providing Guidance on Maintaining Training and CPD . It is important that our coaches and leaders not only hold British Canoeing qualifications but also ensure that their validity of their qualifications is maintained by ensuring that they are current On the Water Members of British Canoeing and that their safeguarding, CPD and …
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2023 Training Courses

Booking a course. Club membership is a prerequisite for booking a course as this provides third party insurance cover. A reduced fee of £25 will be charged. Intermediate Sea Kayaking course: Previous sea kayaking experience is essential for this course A six week course on Thursday evenings on the water at 7pm-9pm over the following dates: April 20, 27 May 4, 11, 17, 25 Cost: £45 plus £5 boat hire …
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Hiring Club Equipment 🙁

BCC regrets that we are unable to offer club trips or hire out our kayaks to the general public. We are not a business and therefore do not have the requisite insurance or paid coaching staff to do so.   However, if you are interested in trying out kayaking, two of our members are qualified coaches and run their own kayaking business. You can check them out on their Facebook page …
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Peer Paddles aka Independent Paddling

Peer paddles are not organised by or the responsibility of the club and are not covered by our insurance. On an Independent Paddle no one takes overall responsibility for the safety or well-being of the group. There is no designated leader or river leadership, assumed or otherwise. Someone may co-ordinate meeting times and venues, but has no more authority than any other participant. Everyone takes full responsibility for their own …
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Icarus Edmonds…. founder of Bideford Canoe Club

Icarus passed away on Sunday January 23rd 2022 after a battle with lung cancer.  Tributes are posted below. Article in the club newsletter in April 2000 …. by Sue Ambler It all started eleven years ago! I was in my back garden pegging out my washing, when a stranger appeared and uttered those words which were to change my life….”I’ve noticed that you’ve got a canoe on your car. I’m …
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Summer Programme 2021

Provisional Summer Activity Programme.  Events will be added as Covid restrictions ease. Regular features and one-off events are listed below. These will be advertised on the Club Facebook page and details will be sent by email to club members. Monday Surfing  for beginners at 6pm followed by Intermediates at 7pm. Booking essential for beginner session only. Location will depend on tide times.  Junior Surfing  will start after half term….Look out for …
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