Braintree Canoeing Club

January 27, 2019

The Club's AGM was held last Friday - thanks to all those members attending.

You new Committee for 2019 is:

Chairman: Andy Dronsfield

Secretary: Jacquie Hall

Treasurer: Dave Puttick

Polo: Damon Grigg

Welfare: Paul Norman

Equipment: Kevin Jezzard

Webmaster: Charles Forrester.


January 7, 2019

Derroll from Nucleus will be coming along to the Saturday pool session on 26th January (the day after the AGM) with some of the latest boats from Wavesport - the new Phoenix will be one of them!

So if Santa didn't bring you everything you need to go paddling in 2019 com...

December 2, 2018

Although this session will be open to everyone for general practice we will also be conducting some rescue practice so if you're interested then please make yourself known to either Ian or me on the night.


October 20, 2018

We've set the date for this year's Broken Paddle Polo Tournament - Wednesday 5th December.

For any new members, this is a "fun" session, it doesn't matter if you haven't played polo before - everyone is welcome!

We have the pool booked from 19:30 so if you're planning on...

October 14, 2018

Now that we've got your attention with "free boats" . . .

The Club has just acquired two surf kayaks that are available for Club members to use - free of charge!

The first is a Mega X-Ray - suitable for the lighter paddler - from Mega's website -

"Based upon the Awesome "...

October 2, 2018

We have just received the following message from the MoD at Shoeburyness, although it wasn't kayakers causing the issue it is important that we are aware of where there are restrictions on paddling.

If you are interested in the leaflet mentioned then you can look here.


September 13, 2018

The pool duty rota has been updated through until the end of December.

If you are FSRT (or higher) qualified can you please check on to see if you are on it!

July 26, 2018

Please see below - if you are interested then contact the organiser directly.


Venue: ExCel, London (Docklands)

Date: Sat 4th & Sun 5th August

Pay: £130 for the weekend

Travel expenses are also paid and meals provided.

Hotel accommodation is available, on-site, if req...

July 11, 2018

Because of tonight's England vs Croatia match we have decided to cancel the polo session this evening.

Best wishes to the England team.

June 25, 2018

We are still looking for a few more volunteers to help out at the Gosfield triathlon on Sunday 8th of July.

So far we have 3 confirmed (me, Ian & Aaron) and ideally would have at least 3 more.

They are covering expenses (you get a coffee, burger and £20) so if you are in...

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