Canoe Focus Winter 2017 - Page 46


Member Benefits

British Canoeing is here to help you get the most out of paddlesports and your membership package offers you some great benefits to help you succeed .
Our members are really important to us and we continually strive to improve all aspects of your membership to provide you with even better offers and services .

Membership benefits include :

PROMOTION www . britishcanoeing . org . uk
Membership card
Four issues of digital Canoe Focus
Access to competitions
Licence to paddle on 4,500km of waterways
Monthly enewsletters
Discounts from canoe retailers
Combined liability insurance up to £ 10million
Access to members only area
Campaigning and representation
Great rates on boat insurance
Information and resources
Voting rights ( over 18 membership only )
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