Tamar Canoe Association caters for all abilities and disciplines, from a leisurely paddle with a group of like minded paddlers to specific disciplines like Surf Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, White Water Kayaking, Moving Water Kayaking. Whatever your interest we will cater for you, this is dependant on club coach availability and numbers on the day. The club coaches British Canoe Awards up to Paddle Discover in all disciplines, please remember all of our coaches are volunteers so this is subject to availability. Swimming pool sessions are run throughout the winter months (at an additional cost to cover pool hire) which allows members to practice their skills in warm clear water throughout the winter months,


Tamar Canoe Association has a dedicated canoeing group who paddle on Thursdays along side the kayaking group, This group can go for a pleasant flat water social paddle, coaching in skills to achieve your desired British Canoe Union star award if this is what you wish to do, just paddle with like minded paddlers, learn numerous skills including many different paddle strokes, tandum paddling, rafted paddling, sailing a canoe, poling etc. Although the canoe section predominantly paddles flat / slow moving water rivers during the winter white water trips are run for those who wish to participate. Social paddle trips with picnic's are arranged throughout the year, some are club trips run by coaches and some are just peer trips arranged by members.

Clubs Coaches

Peter Crago

Allen Willows

John Casling

Adrian Endacott

Phil Thorn

Rose Stuart

Jack Luckhurst

Chris Waters

Mark Everson

James Mclean

Bev Cowell

Current Club Coaching

Paddle Start

Paddle Explore

Paddle Discover

Canoe Award

Sea Kayak

Surf Kayak

White Water Award

Touring Award

Foundation Safety and Rescue

Other Club Activities - Please remember the club is not just here to coach, anyone with their basic skills can just come along for a sociable paddle joining like minded paddlers, please contact us if you wish to find out more.