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Linlithgow Winter Time Trial #3 - Cancelled

There is 25mm of ice the full width of the canal covering about 99% of the length of the course.  There is little prospect that the wind & rain forecast for tomorrow will be in time to save this event and therefore we have Cancelled this month’s event.  We will try again on Sunday the 11 Feb


SCA Renewables Policy - feedback sought

The Access & Environment Policy Committee is in the process of reviewing the SCA Renewables Policy which has been in place since December 2008.


Andrew Manwell

Paddlers will be saddened to learn of the death, just prior to Christmas, of Andrew Manwell at the age of 86. Andrew will be remembered as a stalwart of the Wild Water Ra


Whiteadder - Abbey Saint Bathans Hazard

There is a line of jagged metal and wood extending into the Whiteadder river (see picture), at Abbey Saint Bathans. This obstruction is at rough ford (GR 763617) about 100 meters down stream from the Council Maintained tarmac Ford.


Discipline Committee's Vacancy Deadlines

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SCA Recognition Awards 2017 - Willing Hands Quaich Winner

Willing Hands Quaich

This award recognises outstanding service to our sport, and provides an opportunity for you to nominate someone, who acts in a voluntary capacity, and makes a significant contribution to the sport. This could be a coach, paddler or club member.  


SCA Recognition Awards 2017 - Andy Jackson Award Winner

Andy Jackson Award for Access

This award is open to those who have achieved great things working to improve and preserve access and/or conserve the canoeing environment. 

Winner of the Andy Jackson Award: Dave Craig


SCA Recognition Awards 2017 - Youth Coach of the Year

Youth Coach of the Year 

The award is for a volunteer coach that dedicates much of their time to the development of junior paddlers.

Winner of the Youth Coach of the Year: Stewart Pitt 


SCA Recognition Awards 2017 - Club of the Year

Club of the Year