Events Calendar

In the winter season (October - April) PCC meets every Tuesday night at Clennon Valley swimming Pool and during the summer season (May - September) the meet changes each week so please refer to the events calendar below. For additional information, please see the Club Nights page.

In addition to the events listed on this page, please keep an eye on the forum and our facebook page to see what's on week to week.

Tuesday Night Paddles - Summer 2018

Meeting times will be at 7pm (unless stated otherwise).  There will be no changing facilities at these locations and the club trailer will not be brought due to parking and security issues. 
 
If you wish to hire a club boat for any Tuesday club sessions please contact us at least 2 days before to organise.
 
May
 
1st: Youngs Park Road, Goodrington for general Paddle in the Bay.  Beginners’ course will be meeting at Paignton harbour.
 
8th: Youngs Park Road, Goodrington for general Paddle in the Bay.  Beginners’ course will be meeting at Paignton harbour.
 
15th: Kingswear to Dittisham. Meet Darthaven Mariner car park, Kingswear, paddle upstream to Dittisham for a drink at the pub and return.  Bring lights and money and warm clothes for the pub. Beginners’ course will be meeting at Paignton harbour.
 
22nd: Meadfoot to Torquay. Meet at Meadfoot (Torquay) car park, paddle to Torquay harbour for chips and return.
 
29th: Paddle the Teign. Meet at the Passage House Pub (Newton Abbot), split the group if desired.  First group (no long boats please) run shuttle up to the Teign and Stover canal car park or clay lane (depending on conditions and the group) to run the Teign;  2nd group to paddle upstream from Passage house to meet the 1st group, finish at the Passage house for drinks.
 
June
 
5th:  Rescue Practice Session. Meet Youngs Park Road, Goodrington to practice Rescues, towing and anything else. Dress to get wet!
 
12th: Orestone paddle.  Meet Meadfoot to paddle out and around the Orestone and/or Thatchers Rock and return.
 
19th: Explore Dartmouth towards Blackpool Sands.  Meet Darthaven Mariner car park, Kingswear. Paddle out to sea; turn right towards Blackpool Sands explore and return.
 
26th: Paddle the Exe: Park Haven Banks Car park by AS watersports Exeter.  Paddle the Exe either down the canal or down the weirs and return.  Helmets required if running the weirs.  Bring lights and money for possible stop at double locks pub.
 
July
 
3rd: Kingswear to Brixham.  Meet at Brixham Breakwater car park at 6.30pm to organise shuttle to Kingswear, paddle to Brixham. A long committing 9 mile paddle for longer boats only. Bring lights for possible night finish

6th - 8th: Tryweryn Weekend. See Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1745398432148786/, the forum: http://www.paigntoncanoeclub.org.uk/members/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1802 or club  newsletters for info.

10th: BBQ at Silver Cove.  Meet Youngs Park Road Goodrington to paddle to Silver Cove for BBQ and Return.  Bring lights, food and Kit for a BBQ.
 
17th: Babbacombe to Coombe Cellars.  Meet 6.30pm Coombe Cellars to organise shuttle to Babbacombe.  Paddle via Teignmouth to Coombe Cellars and then drinks at the pub,   long paddle ideal for longer boats.  There is the possible option for those in shorter to boats to paddle up from Coombe Cellars and return.  Bring lights
 
24th: Stoke Gabriel to Dittisham. Meet The River Shack by the Millpond, paddle downstream to Dittisham for drink in the pub and return.  Bring moneu lights and warm clothes for the pub.

29th: Club Foundation Safety and Rescue Course (advanced booking required)

31st: Totnes Paddle.  Meet Steamer Quay car park, Totnes paddle upstream as far as we can go and return.
 
August
 
7th: Oxen Cove to Broadsands.  Meet Oxen Cove (Brixham) for local paddle to Broadsands and return.
 
14th: Preston to Institution Beach BBQ.  Meet Preston sea fron to paddle to Institution beach for a BBQ and return.  Bring lights warm clothes and food and kit for BBQ.
 
21st: Berry Head Caves:  Meet Brixham Break Water car park to paddle out around Berry head, explore the caves and return.  Bring helmets and lights.
 
28th: Cockwood to Turf Lock. Meet Cockwood, paddle up the Exe estuary to Turf Lock pub, drinks and return (in the dark!).  Bring lights and money for the pub and warm clothes.
 
September

2nd: Ayrtons Dream Charity Swim: See https://www.facebook.com/events/220045965408518/?active_tab=discussion  

4th: Possible AS Watersports Demo Night for PCC.  Park Haven Banks Car Park. AS Watersports will have their demo fleet of boats for PCC members to try out for the night.  If not, meet Haven banks and paddle upstream for drink at Mill on the Exe.
We will also be doing a throw-line practice session so bring your throw-lines please!
 
11th Stoke Gabriel to Bow Creek: Meet the River Shack by the Millpond, Stoke Gabriel, and paddle upstream to Bow creek Pub for drinks and snacks and return.  Bring money, lights and warm clothes for the Pub
 
18th: Preston Boat swap and BBQ.  Meet at Preston beach for a boat swapping session!  Also BBQ at Tim’s beach hut!!! Everyone bring different boats and try out each other’s and food/drink for BBQ.
 
25th: Annual General Meeting.  (No paddling) location to be arranged.

October

1st: KIT CLEAN and sort at the end of the summer season (7pm, Paignton Harbour).
All PCC boats and kit hired out to be returned for this please.  Any and all help very much appreciated. Deposits on PCC boats hired for the summer season will be returned when all boats kit are returned undamaged with all attachments in place and in appropriate condition to this event (or before)

2nd: Return to the Pool. Start of the PCC 2018 Winter season, subs due, back in Torbay Leisure centre Pool for 9pm.

All paddling trips and events are entirely weather dependent.  All Paddle sport has a certain risk to it. It is not and never will be 100% safe. Anyone attending any and all Paignton canoe club activities does so at their own risk. Pcc rules can be found at:

http://www.paigntoncanoeclub.org.uk/ClubRules.html

If you want to look back at our previous Summer schedules, here are a few:
- Summer 2017 Events Calendar
- Summer 2016 Events Calendar
- Summer 2015 Events Calendar
- Summer 2014 Events Calendar
- Summer 2013 Events Calendar
- Summer 2012 Events Calendar