Links & Local Clubs


Where to Paddle in Ireland

Ireland has some amazing water to paddle and there are many clubs and organisations which can help you get out on the water, or let you enjoy it with others. Click here for more information and a list of paddling spots in Ireland.

Local Canoe & Kayak Clubs

If you are interested in some training in a friendly environment from experienced paddlers, we can point you in the direction of local clubs that can teach you the basics, right through to more advanced paddling.


West Cork Kayaking Club

The West Cork Kayaking Club. Dedicated to getting paddlers of all abilities and disciplines on the water. From Sea, Surf, Whitewater, Fishing and Sot On Top kayaking. And addicated to having fun!! Follow us on Facebook too.

H2O Sea KayakingSea and Costal Paddling club Ireland

Kinsale based club, using Venture Kayak Easky's, plus a selection of Angling Sit on Top Kayaks, and Feelfree Sit on Top's. They offer guided sea kayaking, safety & skills training, Sit on Top instruction, Kayak fishing sessions and more.


Mark Hewitt - Ocean Kayaking

Skibbereen / Lough Hyne based club. Guided Sea Kayaking, Safety & Skills training and Family Sit on Tops.

Moy Canoe Club

Ballina, Co. Mayo kayak club is dedicated to getting paddler of all abilities out on the water, be it sea, on the river or a bit of Canoe Polo.

Irish Kayak Angling Club

Online Irish Kayak Angling Club, free, and open to all, whether you are just starting out, or have lots of experience to share. 

Local Canoe clubs in IrelandPhoenix Kayak Club

Kayak Club in Cork City, recreational to competitive kayaking and a growing sea kayak section. Regular meetings, ongoing training and courses with adults and children welcome.

Delphi Adventure Centre

Lovely resort in Connemara, where Sea Kayaking is among the Activities available.

Useful Links

We've compiled a list of useful links that may help you plan to trip ahead, grab a vital piece of advice and a few charities that help us paddlers out.

Passage Weather - Popular with sailors and great for watching approaching weather.

Wind Guru - Very Good website for localised wind and weather forecasting.

Magic Seaweed - Popular website for surfers.

British Canoe Union - Useful resource for finding researching kayaking generally

Irish Canoe Union - The website of the Irish Canoe Union packed with useful information.

Irish Water Safety Council - Lots of simple, practical advice for all water users. Information on Buoyancy aids and lifejackets, and actively promoting swimming and water confidence.

RNLI - A chrity well worth supporting, and a website worth a look.




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