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Help bring the World Champs to London in 2016

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A message from Alan Vessey: Today we launch our ambitious pledge campaign to raise £100k towards our bid to host the 2016 ICF Canoe Polo World Championships. Will you help us? Go to and pledge today. We’ve £10k head start. Just £90k to find. http://www.canoepololondon2016.com/home/pledge-campaign-2016

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Ieper is no more, but….

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Dear canoe polo friends, Last august IRWV organized its 30th and last International Canoe Polo Tournament in Ieper, Belgium. On August 25-26th 2012, GEKKO will continue this tradition by organizing its 1ST INTERNATIONAL CANOE POLO TOURNAMENT in Gent, Belgium. Gent, located one hour inland from Ieper, is a lively city that offers all ingredients to […]

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Two Outstanding Contributors and Role Models to the Sport of Canoe Polo

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  The BCU has recently recognised two outstanding players by honouring them with the Award of Merit. As they retire from competitive international Canoe Polo, their lifetime achievements are fully deserving of this highly commendable award. Alan Vessey Alan Vessey’s accomplishments in Canoe Polo are second to none, both domestically and for over 20 years […]

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Calling all U21 Ladies

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The GB U21 women are holding a training/introduction weekend 26th/27th November in Doncaster, any paddlers that are not 21 until 2013 and would like to try out for the squad please email Paul Brain on Paul.Brain@delphi.com. If you are interested but cannot make the weekend please still apply.

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Northwest & Central Regional League?

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We would like to know if there is any interest in a possible Northwest and Central regional canoe polo league. Our club is willing to run a league if there are enough interested teams to warrant creating one.  We hope to be able to have all tournaments  indoors and to be based at Stockport and Derby […]

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Club Contacts

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I’m going to try and get a list of Canoe Polo clubs up on canoepolo.org.uk, if you’d like your club up there – please send me the club’s name, address, email and website. Drop it in an email to webmaster@canoepolo.org.uk Note – email addresses won’t be exposed – there will be a contact form so […]

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De Paddel 2011

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Our GB Squad returned from the 16th International De Paddel Canoe Polo Tournament with two trophies this weekend. Our Senior Men pulled everything thing together from a difficult year and played off in the final against the French Senior Men coming out with a 2nd place trophy and a final score of 3-2. The U21 […]

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London International 2011

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On the 13th/14th August 50 teams from across the globe attended the 13th London Internation hosted by Meridian Canoe Club. The combination of camping, food and pitches all on one site makes this a value for money competition which is consistently attended by international teams. Being an hour from Dover and close to all London […]