There are many organizations and clubs that help paddlers find other paddlers and get information about the sport. Check out some of the links below if you're interested in joining a club, want to find out more about some of the governing bodies in North America, or want info on surf and whitewater paddling.
Official web site of the British Canoeing.
Paddlesports North America (PNA) is a not-for-profit, educational, public charity formed to deliver British Canoeing programs throughout North America.
Official web site of the ACA.
American chapter of the Greenland Kayak Association
Web site for the Washington Kayak Club. They lead a number of whitewater and sea kayaking trips in Washington State throughout the year.
Web site for The Mountaineers club. They lead a number of whitewater and sea kayaking trips in Washington State throughout the year.
Hole in the Wall Padding Club web site.
A non-profit social kayaking organization based in Bellingham, WA.
Oregon Ocean Paddling Society.
Home of Adventure Kayak, North America’s kayak touring magazine. Rapid Media also produces their annual Paddling Buyer’s Guide and Paddling Trip Guide.
Surf Reports, Surf Forecasts, Web Cams and Surfing Photos.
River gauges for the whole country and lots of info on put-ins, river descriptions, and weather.
Chat site with a great surf zone section and also a gear swap section full of little boats.
The BCU's surf site, full of info on surf etiquette, descriptions of surf maneuvers, and competitions around the world.
Surf reports, forcasts, and coastal weather.
Home of Rapid, the whitewater magazine. Rapid Media also produces their annual Paddling Buyer’s Guide and Paddling Trip Guide.
The Digiphonic Mythology of Post Modern Sea Kayaking
Award winning adventure film maker.
Updates from a number of different blogs from around the world.
Information, video, photos, and stories from the Great Lakes.
Instructor Blog, Canoe and Kayak News and Teaching Resources.
Official Werner Paddles Blog.
Official Kokatat Blog.
A journall of paddling and related passions.