Useful Links

Weather Links
The Met Office’s 5 day forecast for Plymouth Basic daily weather forecast.

XCWeather for some detailed weather forecasts.

The Met Office Inshore Forecast for Lyme Regis to Lands End including Isles of Scilly.

Club Related Links
Mount Batten Water Sports Centre The Mount Batten web site. Their stated aim is to bring affordable outdoor activities and water sports opportunities to all.

British Canoeing ( ex-British Canoe Union BCU ) BC is the lead body for canoeing and kayaking in the UK. Bags of information on this site.

Kings Harbour Master, Plymouth

Information source for all users of the port including ship movements, navigational notices, tides, and regulations. Of particular note is that the website provides a link to Dockyard Port of Plymouth Order (DPPO) 1999, which details what may be done, and what may not be done, in the port.

Shops Links
Kayaks & Paddles Canoe Shop Your local one-stop kayak and canoe shop. Tel 01752 892672. A huge range of canoes, kayaks, sit on top kayaks and paddling equipment. We hold 250 canoes and kayaks in stock at all times.

Bournemouth Canoes, Poole Specialist canoe and kayak shop with experienced staff. Over 850 boats in stock.

Brighton Canoes Canoeing and kayaking retailer offering large stock levels and friendly expert advice. Over 200 new kayaks and canoes in stock.

Car Roofracks UK Ltd  Suppliers of Thule roof bars, roof racks, roof boxes and accessories.

Cheltenham Canoes Supplying canoes, kayaks, clothing and equipment.

Cotswold Outdoor Retailer of outdoor clothing and equipment including tents, sleeping bags, rucksacks.

Cornwall Canoes New outlet at Indian Queens.


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General Interest Links
The Tamar Valley This site contains information and news from the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

UK River Guide Information about UK rivers.

BoaterTalk Discussion Forum A site to get and exchange white-water information.

Surfers Against Sewage Campaign for clean, safe recreational waters.

Unsponsored This site provides information and forums about UK paddling and is independent of any company/individual in the kayak market place. Information on canoeing and kayaking including buyers’ guides, articles, classifieds, photos, outfitters, dealers.

River Levels A set of links to web cams on local rivers.

Manufacturers Links
Descriptions are how these manufacturers describe themselves!

Dagger is made up of the world’s most dedicated paddlers whose love for adrenaline and pursuit of excellence has propelled them and their designs to the forefront of the paddling world.

Double Dutch Absolute leader in light- weight, high strength kayaks, canoes and paddles, for competition as well as recreational paddling.

Kirton Kayaks Leaders in designing, refining and producing race winning kayaks.  Canoes built by canoeists for canoeing people

Mega Performance Kayaks Mega Kayaks have been used to win a multitude of National, International and World Titles in competition as well as on expeditions and of course recreational paddling.

Nelo Racing Kayaks We are one of the biggest companies in the world and with no doubts one of the best. We produce mainly kayaks and canoes but also a big number of rowing boats and other composite parts.

Nookie makes many kinds of watersports gear, thermal and fleece clothing, personal protective equipment and a wide range of rescue products for the emergency services.

Palm has grown from small beginnings into a globally recognised leader in water sports equipment and apparel.

Perception Kayaks (World) Perception we have been making kayaks for 25 years now. In that time other manufacturers have come and gone but Perception remains the world’s leading manufacturer of modern kayaks


Pyranha Kayaks We’re the same now as we were 30 years ago when we sold our first boat. A small company formed, run and driven by a group of enthusiasts. Driven by us and the people who use, sell and hang out in our boats.

Real time conditions
Mountbatten Tower  Weather station

Marine Biological Association  View of Plymouth Sound  Winds