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River Spey update

Some weeks ago, paddlers were  made aware of a single tree reported  as a hazard on the lower section of the Spey below Fochabers. The tree in question blocked a channel on this braided section of the river but was in a less-paddled, side-channel.


River Feshie

The River Feshie below Achlean and before the Gorge section is always braided with lots of trees to watch out for. However currently all of the river is flowing through a wooded channel with multiple strainers which means portaging is mandatory. There is no paddleable line currently.


Vacancy - SCA Performance Coach - Sprint - Deadline noon, Friday 23rd June

The SCA is now seeking an extremely capable individual to replace one of our Performance Coach in Sprint to join an existing performance team.


SCA Recognition Awards 2017

The Scottish Canoe Association values the hard work of those who contribute to Paddlesports in Scotland and as such has a number of established annual awards to recognise individuals' dedication.


Canoe Wales seeks Independent Chair

Canoe Wales seeks an independent chair. All the information is on the CW website and the closing date is 14th July 2017


Lower Tummel: Access at Clunie

For kayakers heading to the Lower River Tummel this weekend and in the coming weeks...


Volunteers sought for SCA Equality Group

Extended Closing Date - 14th August!


Isle of Rhum Red Deer Project

From 15th May to 25th June researchers are trying to tag all the deer calves born in the study area, which stretches from just West of Kilmory Bay to just East of Shamhnan Insir Bay.  If camping on this bit of coastline, it would be very helpful if kayakers kept a very low profile and tried not d


Leukaemia Tay Race

The river Tay water level has improved over the weekend and the river will be navigable although it will still be low. Under stern rudders definitely a good choice on Sunday 28 May.

Full details can be found on the adjacent link: