Axe Vale Canoe Club

Contact us at: info@axevalecc.co.uk

Affiliated to the British Canoeing & Quality Mark Accredited


Updated Jan 2019

Useful Information and Links

Where to find out about Canoeing and Kayaking?

Trip Planning


For information on planning trips and local river water levels/webcams go to Trip Information

Joining AVCC


For information on joining the club go to Joining AVCC

Guest Paddlers

We welcome experienced paddlers, past members and Social members to paddle with us as guests, either on club sessions or weekend trips.

Come along for a paddle to meet us, renew your skills or just have some fun

You should be BCU 2* or Explore or equivalent. Give us a call if you need more info (see Contacts page).


For information on the types of equipment and techniques for paddling, look at:

 Kayaks & Paddles

Open Canoes


Paddling Strokes
(both canoe & kayak)

Experience Log


To record your progress, here is an Experience Log you can use  to record your courses, trips, and skills. This is  really useful for
BCU Assessments: 
Experience Log.

British Canoeing


For general information you could look at the British Canoeing site.

Also some links to
other canoe clubs in  the region.

Useful Links to other  Sites

 British Canoeing - Information on skills, coaching, access, membership, etc.

List of Personal Performance Award Course Providers:
Geoff Oliver (www.youcancanoe.com)
Ian Dovey (https://www.facebook.com/DoveyCoaching/)
Daren Joy (https://www.facebook.com/Fluidskills/)
Gary Peverill (https://www.facebook.com/inspiringadventure/)
Sea Kayaking Cornwall (https://www.seakayakingcornwall.com/)
Richard Uren - Sea Cornwall (http://www.seacornwall.com/)

General Reading

"Canoe and Kayak handbook" - BCU - The reference book on UK canoeing and kayaking.

"Coaching Handbook" - BCU - The reference book for taking up coaching.

"White Water Safety & Rescue" - Franco Ferrero - Best practice in safety and rescue techniques.

"English White Water - BCU Guide" - BCU & Franco  Ferrero
 Guide to rivers in the UK.

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