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Save over £80 on your waterways licencesOpen up over 4,500km of waterways for as little as £29 a year
To canoe, kayak or paddle board on many rivers and canals you need a licence. Purchased individually, licences would cost you around £130.
National association membership of organisations such as British Canoeing offers you licences covering 4,500km of waterways for as little as £29-£47 a year. Learn more and join now using the button below.
If you're an England or non-UK resident seeking individual membership for the first time then use the British Canoeing RapidJoin service below. Start by entering your postcode, or country if you are non-UK.
Joining using RapidJoin below you'll purchase On The Water membership. You can find the full list of benefits here. You will be asked your date of birth and allocated the correct membership type for your age. Prices are:
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