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Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Bye-Laws Survey

This questionnaire is designed for paddlers who have at some time canoed or kayaked and camped in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.


River Halladale - Dangerous Fence

There is currently a very dangerous fence made from blue plastic pipe, wooden batons and wire mesh right across the river upstream of the take out at the cemetery. The fence is on a long straight gd 1 section and can easily be seen from the river and portaged.


Connel - Marine Operations and Tidal energy Testing

There is an intention to deploy and test a 250kW floating tidal energy system (known as PLAT-) in the Connel Sound Area, Argyll. Preparation will begin on the 25/10/2017 and run throughout November and December.


River Yarrow: Tree blockage and wire

Yarrow a large fallen tree which is lying halfway across the river about 50 metres upstream of the Lady Footbridge.


Freshets Releases - Date Requests 2018

The SCA liaises with SEPA and secures (where possible) alternative times for releases to suit paddlers and events in those areas.


River Findhorn: Tree Felling operations on the banks

There are tree felling operations on the banks of the Findhorn at Dounduff, just upstream of Randolf’s Leap. To manage safety a short section Findhorn between the Daltulich bridge portage and the Rannich Pool will be closed during working hours (weekdays).


SCA Approved Tutor / Assessors of Coach Award

The British Canoeing Coach Award will launch on 1st January 2018. The SCA has selected a network of over 30 tutors and assessors who will be licenced to deliver the training and assessment courses.


Wild Water Racing World Championships

A huge well done to Hannah Brown who achieved a bronze in the WWR World Championships that took place in Pau.


Scots at the Slalom World Cup

There have been some excellent results at the Slalom World Cup in Pau, and it's only just started! 

Eilidh Gibson's team won Gold in the C1W Team finals yesterday at Pau, and David Florence's team won Silver in the C1M Team finals.