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Freshets Releases - Date Requests 2018

The SCA liaises with SEPA and secures (where possible) alternative times for releases to suit paddlers and events in those areas.


River Findhorn: Tree Felling operations on the banks

There are tree felling operations on the banks of the Findhorn at Dounduff, just upstream of Randolf’s Leap. To manage safety a short section Findhorn between the Daltulich bridge portage and the Rannich Pool will be closed during working hours (weekdays).


SCA Approved Tutor / Assessors of Coach Award

The British Canoeing Coach Award will launch on 1st January 2018. The SCA has selected a network of over 30 tutors and assessors who will be licenced to deliver the training and assessment courses.


Wild Water Racing World Championships

A huge well done to Hannah Brown who achieved a bronze in the WWR World Championships that took place in Pau.


Scots at the Slalom World Cup

There have been some excellent results at the Slalom World Cup in Pau, and it's only just started! 

Eilidh Gibson's team won Gold in the C1W Team finals yesterday at Pau, and David Florence's team won Silver in the C1M Team finals.  


Fish Trap River Loy

A new trap has been placed on the River Loy - grid ref 214878 781808, about half way between the road bridge and the canal tunnels. We plan to run the trap till late December but will keep folk up to date on facebook.


Ieuan James - Young Athlete of the Year

Congratulations to Ieuan James winning the Sir Peter Heatly Trophy for Young Athlete of the Year 2017 at the Team Scotland Scottish Sports Awards


Doug MacDonald Joins the SCA Team - Coach & Pathway Developer

Doug MacDonald joins the SCA staff team today in the new role of Coach and Pathway Developer.


Canoe Wales - Job Vacancies

National Performance Manager

Canoe Wales is seeking an experienced manager to provide inspirational leadership to the Canoe Wales performance programme for Slalom, Sprint and Paracanoe.