Top 8 paddle trails in the UK

New for 2022, when you take out a British Canoeing membership not only do you get a waterways license that opens up access to over 4500km of water, but you will also get a map with our top 8 paddle trails on. Spanning across the length of England, these trails…

SUP Safer

If you’re a new or novice stand up paddleboarder and want to raise your safety awareness and personal safely, then the SUP Safer course is for you! It’ll help you develop a better understanding of how to be safe when on the water. During this award, your instructor will work…

How to paddle in offshore winds

As the weather is warming up, more people are heading to the coast for some time on the UK’s sandy beaches and fun on the water. The diverse seas, inlets and estuaries that surround the UK allows for all different kinds of fun. From kayaking coastlines, to playing with friends…

Stay Safe On The Water

Welcome to Go Paddling’s Stay Safe On The Water. We want everyone to enjoy paddling whether on holiday, day adventures or weekends out. And so, for those of you new to paddling, here are ten simple things you can do to stay safe… Always wear your buoyancy aid or personal…

SUP where to stand on the board

So you've bought your first stand up paddle board. You get it out the packaging. If it's an iSUP you inflate it and realise that pumping it up is more of a work out than actually paddling. But hey, added exercise right! Then... what!? The main reason we see people…

SUP Yoga How-To Videos

With not just one but two new skills to pick up, SUP and yoga, we figured you may need some help. So here at Go Paddling we have developed our SUP Yoga How-To Videos for beginners to help. This ever-growing playlist will help you on your SUP Yoga journey, from…

SUP yoga: the basics

SUP yoga has really exploded onto the scene in the last few years, appealing to water sports enthusiasts, yogis and outdoor lovers alike. It’s appeal, mainly down to the fact that it’s something different, visually appealing and fun, has meant this once unknown form of exercise has catapulted into the…

Choosing a SUP: made simple!

Choosing a SUP can be a bit of a headache, even for the most seasoned of paddler. Inflatable or hardboard? All rounder or tourer? Surf or white water? If you’re new to the sport, the amount of information out there is quite frankly mind-blowing. So below, we’ve tried to simplify…