Latest Club COVID-19 Update

BCCC is open, subject to strict processes, until further notice.
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BCCC 2020 AGM Process Proposal

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Welcome to the Basingstoke Canal Canoe Club

We are based in Mychett, Surrey with members from all across the south. We offer a whole range of kayak and canoe activities, including flatwater racing, training courses, and trips & expeditions. Find out more below…


We’re based at the Basingstoke Canal Centre in Mytchett and love to get involved in all forms of paddling.
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Membership of the BCCC provides various benefits for both new and experienced paddlers – new members are always welcome.
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Take a look at the events happening this month, including trips, training courses, shindigs and more…
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One of the our main activities is marathon racing and we enter regional events (called Haslers) throughout Spring and Summer.
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All the latest updates on our upcoming trips, down rivers, across the sea and through the rapids.
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We offer a wide range of adult & children’s courses from our base in Mytchett. See our training page for details.
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Latest News

B3C Committee Nominations

19th July 2020

Ahead of the next AGM in November the Committee is pleased to invite nominations for the coming year. Given the current environment the Committee is assessing the safest and most practical way to hold the AGM and will communicate this shortly. There are expected to be a number of vacancies on the committee and we would really like to encourage a diverse mix of members to run for the coming year.

As a reminder the only requirement is to be a club member and you can have any level of experience in paddling or none at all! Coaches, Paddlers, Parents and anyone else are welcome and encouraged to stand and bring new fresh ideas, experience, expertise and, most important, person-power to the club.

The nomination process takes less than 2 minutes and can be completed here.

July H&H

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Virtual H&H

Check out the virtual Hare and Hounds.


Friday 29th November 2019 at the Mytchett Centre

Minutes will be published soon.

Book Meal | Menu | Agenda & Proposals | Poster

BCCC 10th Charles Hicks Challenge

Sunday 3rd November 2019.

A massive thank you to participants, volunteers and organisers of the 10th Charles Hicks Challenge.  The clue is in the title of the race.  It was a challenge.  But we counted them all out and we counted them all in, no retirements out of 44 boats!
Download all you need here:

Paddler Briefing | Race Rules | Organiser Brief | Risk Assessment

BCCC 2019 Hasler Results

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BCCC 2019 Hasler Results


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Featured Events

Upcoming Events

Elmbridge Hasler
Sep 27 all-day

Div 7-10 River Thames Circuit Course round an Island Div 1-6 An out and back course on River Thames 4-6 2 lock portages 1-3 2 or 3 portages (a choice of 3 portages or paddling a slightly longer course and doing 2 portages.

Chris Belton Memorial ‘Sloe Paddle’ @ Canal Centre
Sep 27 @ 2:00 AM – 2:00 AM

Chris Belton Memorial
‘Sloe Paddle’

27th September 2pm
Anne and Brian are kindly organising the above event in memorial of Chris Belton, one our late and longstanding BCCC members.  Chris was very fond of making homebrew wine, in particular sloe wine, gin etc.  He was often to be found foraging in the undergrowth for fruits of the countryside.  So Brina and Anne proposed that a ‘slow paddle’ would be a fitting memorial to Chris.
Pre- booking is essential. Let Anne and Brian know you are coming as soon as possible

The paddle will start at Colt Hill, more details once you’ve registered and depending on numbers.  Paddlers are invited to collect sloes, make sloe gin, sloe jam, sloe sauce, sloe jelly. Later in the year we will have a competition to see who has made the best use of their sloes.

A tribute to our dear friend Chris Belton : Sloe Paddle
Sep 27 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Take a look at our Club Calendar for more upcoming events

BCCC Mission Statement

The Basingstoke Canal Canoe Club is a family club offering a broad base of disciplines within canoeing and kayaking. The club encourages paddling for all ages and abilities.

Frequently Asked Questions

I’ve never paddled before – can I join the BCCC?

Absolutely! We welcome aspiring paddlers as well as seasoned pros. We run training courses throughout the year to help new paddlers get to a competent level, then after that the water’s the limit.
Find out more about our training courses.

I’m only interested in “x” type of paddling – can I join?

Of course! Our members’ interests range from racing to sea kayaking and touring, open canoe and whitewater paddling. We’re cetain that you’ll find some like-minded people to tackle the water with.

Do you rent out your boats?

Unfortuately we don’t provide a rental service, but our friends at the Basingstoke Canal Authority do. However, our members are entitled to use our boats once they fulfil some basic paddling requirements.
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Still have questions?

Visit our FAQ page for more answers or contact us today and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can!

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