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Hazard - branches & trees in River Tay

Due to tree works beside the River Tay between Aberfeldy and Grandtully, a number of large branches are on their way down the river with the potential to get stuck and cause a hazard.


Gerry Moffatt's Film - The Tenth Step









Gerry Moffatt is an Edinburgh native who is returning home with a film show which partly shows the rivers he’s run in America and Nepal. 


Course Dates Announced

Assessor Training
This is a full day course run from 9.00am - 5.00pm at a cost of £40. Open to SCA members. More details.

Provider Orientations and Moderations

We have a number of fantastic Provider Training and Moderation courses for our members to grow their paddling and coaching skills.


Regional Forum - West Change of Date

Due to the weather forecast we have opted to move the date of the West Regional Forum to Monday 19th March. It will be held at Netherton Community Centre from 7pm - 9pm. We look forward to seeing you there and apologise for any inconvenience caused. 


River Tay: Grandtully Rapids

From Scottish Rafting Association:
There are reports today that trees which have been felled upstream of Grandtully rapids on the river Tay, Perthshire, have floated downstream and may now be creating hazard(s) on the main flow of the rapids. Please be aware, inspect ... and take care. 


Coaches - help us to help you

The SCA is keen to understand the needs of our members and to offer a range of services, courses and development opportunties based on those needs. 

Within the SCA Portal is a coach profile section with some questions to help us understand who, where and what you coach. 


9 Scots in GB Wildwater Racing Team

Huge congratulations to Laura Milne, Michael Denvir, Rachel Houston, Victoria Murray, Louise Revell, Jacob Holmes, Ian Hosie, Ryan Hunt and Fraser Gormal who all gained selection to multiple teams competing in events including the European Junior Champs, European U23 Champs, Senior World Champs a


SCA winners at British Canoeing Recognition Awards

We are delighted to announce that SCA members were presented with awards at the recent British Canoeing Co