Events Calendar

Tuesday Night Paddles - Summer 2024

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 and/or borrow PCC kit for any Tuesday club session, please contact us at least 2 days before to organise.

HT Times are High Tide at Plymouth. For HT Dartmouth, add 25 mins (springs) or 15 mins (neaps). For HT Torquay add 45 mins (springs) or 25 mins (neaps). For HT Exmouth, add 50 mins (springs) or 30 mins (neaps).


7th HT 1815. Preston sea front to Paddle around the bay towards Brixham and return.

14th HT 1030. Preston sea front to Meadfoot via London Bridge and return.

21st HT 1729. HT. Orestone paddle. Meet Meadfoot to paddle out and around the Orestone and/or Thatchers Rock and return.

28th HT 2204. Kingswear - paddle around Dartmouth and return to Kingswear. (direction of paddle depends on weather and group - eg explore the Dart downstream towards the sea, or upstream). Meet Darthaven Marina car park, Kingswear. Launch from Waterhead Creek.


4th HT 1657. BBQ Near Thatchers Rock. Paddle to a cove between the Orestone and Thatchers for a BBQ and return. Bring Food, Drink and BBQ supplies as well as warm clothes and lights.
Short trip: meet Meadfoot paddle out bbq and return
Longer trip: meet Preston beech, paddle out, bbq and return.

11th HT 2147. Stoke Gabriel to Dittisham Ferry Boat Inn and return. Meet at the River Shack, Stoke Gabriel. Bring money for drinks & snacks at Ferry Boat Inn, plus lights and a warm top for the return journey.

18th HT 1559. Rescue Practice Session. Meet Preston sea front to practice Rescues, towing and anything else. Dress to get wet

25th HT 2118. 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


2nd HT 1532. BBQ at Silver Cove. Preston sea front, to Silver Cove for BBQ and Return. Bring lights, food and Kit for a BBQ.

9th HT 2053. River Teign Litter Pick. Meet Newton Abbot Town Quay, Forde Road. Paddle up stream as far as we can and return, picking up litter. Bring plastic bags and gloves. Will need at least one open canoe (but preferably more) to use as a garbage barge and a few volunteers to help dispose of the rubbish collected.

16th HT 1351. Preston to Institution Beach BBQ. Meet Preston sea front to paddle to Institution beach for a BBQ and return. Bring lights warm clothes and food and kit for BBQ.

23rd HT 2023. Paddle the Ex and Exeter canal (new location). Meet Bromhams farm car park, Capperbrook Lane, Marsh Barton by the swing bridge on Exeter ship Canal to paddle the canal and/or Ex river. Bring money for car park and pub which we will very likely visit.

30th HT 1350. AS Watersports demo session: Meet AS Watersports Exeter Quay to try out demo boats and paddles.


6th HT 1959. Stoke Gabriel to Bow Creek. Meet at the River Shack, Stoke Gabriel. Bring money for drinks & snacks at Bow Creek, plus lights and a warm top for the return journey.

13th HT 2357. Teignmouth split trip: Meet Teignmouth sea front Car park on the strand, by the lighthouse. Advanced trip paddle rock hopping towards Babbacombe and return, crossing Teignmouth estuary mouth. Intermediate trip towards Dawlish and Return

20th HT 1920. Totnes Paddle. Meet at the car park at the end of Steamer Quay road by the rowing club to paddle either upstream or downstream and return

27th HT 1156. Berry Head Caves. Meet Brixham Breakwater carpark to paddle out and around Berryhead, explore the caves and return


3rd HT 1905. Kingswear To Dittisham. Meet Darthaven Marina carpark, Kingswear. Paddle upstream to Dittisham for Drink at Ferry Boat Inn (if its open) and return. Bring lights, warm clothes, money for drinks and carpark.

10th HT 2155. Teign Estuary: Meet Passage house Inn to paddle down-stream to Teignmouth and return for drinks in the pub

17th : River Rope work practice session (land based) Preston Green

24th : Annual General Meeting. (no paddling) location to be arranged.

30th: Monday PCC boat, kit return clean and check 7pm Paignton harbour.


1st : Winter pool sessions start Torbay Leisure Centre.

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.

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.

If you want to look back at our previous Summer schedules, here are a few:
- Summer 2023 Events Calendar
- Summer 2022 Events Calendar
- Summer 2021 Events Calendar
- Summer 2020 Events Calendar
- Summer 2019 Events Calendar
- Summer 2018 Events Calendar
- Summer 2017 Events Calendar
- Summer 2016 Events Calendar
- Summer 2015 Events Calendar
- Summer 2014 Events Calendar
- Summer 2013 Events Calendar
- Summer 2012 Events Calendar