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Safety Updates

Safety updates aim to address specific safety issues or concerns. There are four categories of safety updates. These include: safety alerts, product recalls, and information sheets.
  • Safety alerts provide a summary of new or updated guidance and best practice.
  • Product recalls share information on any recalled paddlesport products as shared by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.
  • Information sheets provide further detail on particular paddlesport topics.
  • Case studies highlight key learnings from particular incidents or notable events.

Safety Alerts

Product Recalls

Information Sheets

Case Studies

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Membership is determined by where you live in the UK. So, enter your residential postcode below and we can signpost you. Note that Scotland and Northern Ireland membership do not come with a waterways licence. No licence is required to paddle in these countries. Only waterways in England and Wales require a licence. If you are unsure use our waterways licence look up.

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Paddle Scotland

As you reside in POSTCODE you need to join Paddle Scotland. Note that Scotland membership doesn’t include a waterways licence. No licence is needed to paddle in Scotland.

Use the button below to visit the Paddle Scotland website to learn more about membership and to join.

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Paddle Northern Ireland

As you reside in POSTCODE you need to join Paddle Northern Ireland. Note that Northern Ireland membership doesn’t include a waterways licence. No licence is needed to paddle in Northern Ireland.

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Canoe Wales

As you reside in POSTCODE you need to join Canoe Wales.

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