Blogs & Trip reports

Ouse Cruise Trip report

A dozen of us had been lucky enough to get a place on ‘Cath’s Ouse Cruise’ with numbers being limited because it was Cath’s first outing as a trip leader and because it was a six mile, canoe only trip that would require an amount of relevant paddling hours.  Cath’s superb trip planning meant that […]

Lee Valley Trip Report

Our good friends and neighbours at Cuckmere Valley Canoe Club invited us to join in with their exclusive booking of the Lee Valley Legacy Course in September.  We had a fantastic evening on the water with paddlers relishing the opportunity to try the grade 2- 3 features course without having had to pass their assessment […]

ACC Alps trip – July 2017

Getting there The formal paddling/coached element of trip was scheduled  to start on Monday July 3rd but the six paddlers (Adrian, Esther, Ian, Jen, Nick and Steve) had collaborated on travel plans to share costs, driving etc. which meant Nick & Steve would arrive at the campsite (Camping des Allouviers) on Saturday, Adrian & Jen on […]

A Novice’s Perspective by Jas

Hi I’m Jas.   I’ve just turned 15 and I started paddling with the ACC in the spring of 2016.  Before I joined the club,  I really didn’t have that much experience with kayaking.  I’d just done a few fun trips on calm water and had mucked about on SUPs on holidays.  However, I really enjoyed […]

Nene Whitewater Centre trip

There will be a club trip to the Nene Whitewater Centre on Sunday 20th November.  We have exclusive use of the course from 12.30 to 14.30 The Nene centre is a great resource whether for getting used to moving water, practising catching eddies,  surfing the pumps, working on  your sidesurfing (and roll!!) at the ‘big […]