Recreation : Guidelines : Sea kayaking and canoeing

Guidelines for sea kayaking and canoeing

European marine where the activity takes place

Codes of practice

National representative body

The British Canoe Union is the UK governing body representing 24,000 canoeists and 600 affiliated clubs.

European marine features where activity takes place

These craft are able to be launched from any area that can be accessed from the landside and can access all mSAC features.


Likely to occur

Unlikely to occur



Mud and Sand Flats




Inlets and Bays






Sea Caves

(only those that are accessible)


Grey Seal


Common Seal


Bottlenose Dolphin



Codes Of Practice

Tidelines, 1997 Available from the Royal Yachting Association

Navigate with Nature, 1998 Available from the British Marine Industries Federation

Earning a Welcome Available from the British Canoe Union

A Series of Access Leaflets Available from the British Canoe Union


National Representative Body

The British Canoe Union

John Dudderidge House

Adbolton Lane

West Bridgeford




Characteristics of activity and management issues associated with sea kayaking and canoeing

Summary of potential environmental impacts associated with sea kayaking and canoeing


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