British Canoe Union 

BCU 'Helping and Inspiring people to go canoeing'

The BCU is the umbrella organisation for Canoe England, Canoe Wales, Canoe Association of Northern Ireland and the Scottish Canoeing Association.  These are the National Governing Bodies for Kayaking, Canoeing and all other Paddle-Sports.

Address: British Canoe Union HQ (also the offices of Canoe England),18 Market Place, Bingham, Nottingham, NG13 8AP
Tel: 0845 370 9500


Royal Yachting Association

 The RYA is the national body for all forms of boating, including dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, ribs and sports boats, powerboat racing, windsurfing, inland cruising, narrow boats and personal watercraft.

Address: RYA House, Ensign Way, Hamble, Hants, SO31 4YA
Tel: 023 8060 4100


Adventure Activity Licensing Service 

AALS ensures that activity providers follow good safety management practices.  These should allow young people to experience exciting and stimulating activities outdoors without being exposed to avoidable risks.


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