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Hazard on Spey - Garmouth

There is a fallen tree forming a hazard approx. half a mile upstream of the Garmouth Viaduct GR NJ 344 630. Although a significant sieve, being a fairly large tree, stretching right across the channel, it is in a ‘side channel’ and not in the main stream flow.


WWR Scottish Sprint Champs

The SCA WWR Committee are pleased to announce the 2017 Scottish Sprint Champions following the race this weekend at Grandtully.


Vacancy - SCA Performance Coach - Slalom - Deadline noon, Monday 8th May 2017

The Scottish Canoe Association (SCA), the Governing Body for canoeing and kayaking in Scotland, seeks an extremely capable individual to join our programme to replace our Performance Coach in Slalom.


Opportunities to serve as an SCA Director

There are nine director roles on the SCA Board. Directors serve three-year terms and a third of the board is elected/appointed at each AGM

At the AGM November 2017 the three roles to be elected/appointed are:


British Canoeing Launch NEW Guide Scheme and open Guide Provider Applications

The Guide Endorsement is for British Canoeing Leaders who are involved in guiding activity, particularly those working within Adventure Tourism and Commercial Markets. This endorsement is aimed at supporting and recognising the additional skills required when fulfilling a guiding role. 


New Paddlesport Leader Award - Launched!

The Paddlesport Leader Award is the latest addition to British Canoeing’s existing leadership qualifications and is specifically aimed at people leading others in a sheltered water environment, such as canals, ungraded sections of rivers, estuaries, small lakes and lochs.


SportsAid Scotland Grant Awards 2017 - 8 canoeing athletes awarded

SportsAid Scotland, a charity that provides financial assistance in the form of grant awards to talented sporting youngsters, has awarded grants to 8 Canoeing athletes.

We would like to take this opportunity to thanks SportsAid Scotland and all the trustees for their ongoing support.


Leadership Awards Rebrand

Leadership Awards Rebrand


British Canoeing AGM & EGM - Information for SCA Members

British Canoeing have published a second open letter to the membership regarding the AGM / EGM proposals.