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Committee Vacancies - Slalom, Sprint, Marathon

Applications are being invited for the SCA Sprint, Slalom and Marathon Committees!


CANI recruiting 2 slalom/sprint jobs

The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland (CANI) is recruiting for two new employed posts in sprint and slalom


River Garry: Change to Freshet - now this Saturday

There has been a change to the freshet schedule on the River Garry to allow work on a fish release project to be carried out in September. The freshet originally scheduled for Thursday 14 September will be changed to occur on Saturday 26 August. 


Vacancy: Events & Communications Officer

The SCA seeks an Events & Communications Officer, based in the SCA Office in Edinburgh EH12 9DQ as a maternity cover starting mid-October (start date flexible). We are happy to consider secondments from other organisations. 

Allt Luadhie (Loch Ness) Camping

The SCA Office has received the following message from Green Highland Renewables about the informal camping site at Allt Luadhie often used by people paddling the Great Glen Way.


Ieuan James - Junior World Champion

Congratulations to Ieuan James, member of Forth Canoe Club and SCA Performance athlete, on being crowned Junior World Champion in the K1 200m event in Pitesti, Romania today.

Ieuan is the first British athlete to win at the Junior Worlds in canoe sprint for 22 years.


To all SCA Members – Canoe Wales requests your help

The Welsh Government has recently published a consultation document on “Taking Forward Wales’ Sustainable Management of Natural Resources” which contains proposals that would dramatically improve canoeing access to inland waterways in Wales.


River Tay: Gate at Stanley

The land owner of the Tay/Stanley/Burnmouth get in has been having severe problems with members of the public (not paddlers) abusing the area. Mass groups of walkers and dog walkers are parking and littering/vandalising.


Isle of Mull: Car Parking at Ulva Ferry

The SCA Office has received the following email from Iain at Turus Mara regarding parking at the Ulva Ferry on Mull. If you are headed that way, please be considerate and park elsewhere, or contact them in advance to see if it is ok for you to park there.