PA130389Membership of Martlet Kayak Club is open to everyone, whatever your age, abilty or experience.


The Open Day is part of the TakePart Brighton & Hove International Festival of Sport. The Seafront weekend is July 2nd-3rd and our event is on Sunday July 3rd.

Members of the public are invited to come along and try kayaking between 10.00am & 3.00pm. No experience is necessary and you will be looked after by the Clubs experienced paddlers and coaches. All you need to bring is a swimming costume, a towel, some shorts and a top (a thermal top is ideal but a T shirt will do.) You also need some form of footwear that you dont mind getting wet to wear in the boat. A good idea is to have a complete set of warm clothing to change into after the session. You may not need it but it is always a good  thing to have to hand.

Martlet Kayak Club is easy to find. From the Brighton Pier, keep going eastwards towards the Marina along the lower seafront road. We occupy the last few seafront arches on Madeira Drive, just past the Nivea Wave Volleyball courts and just below Dukes Mound. Just turn up on the day and we will sort you out with all the kit etc and get you afloat. If you are interested in canoeing or kayaking we can show you around our Club and tell you about the sport. If you check the posts on this website you can see some of the things we do.

We do have to charge £2.00 per head if you want to go canoeing. This is to cover administration costs. We also ask that, whist children of all ages are welcome, young people under 16 should be accompanied by an adult. We are hoping for good weather on Sunday but, if the sea conditions make it unsafe for newcomers to the sport to go afloat, we may have to make the decision to cancel on the day. In this case you would still be welcome to come and look around the Club & we might be able to arrange another time for you to have a go at our sport.

We look forward to meeting you at the Club on Sunday 3rd