Welcome to Natal Canoe Club!

Located on the banks of Camps Drift in the heart of Pietermaritzburg, Natal Canoe Club is one of the oldest and proudest canoe clubs in South Africa.
The host of the annual The Dusi Canoe Marathon as well as a number of other prominent races, the club has produced numerous internationals, some world champions and generation after generation of elite paddlers that have become the benchmark for marathon racing.
The weekly club time trial on Thursday evenings is open to all paddlers.
Hattingh flies the flag for NCC at U23 Worlds
Natal Canoe Club's Louis Hattingh was a star performer for South Africa at the ICF Junior and Under-23 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary, in July. As one of the leading lights of an emerging generation of South African sprinters, he has set his sights on competing in the 2020 Olympics, but has indicated he will also turn his hand to marathon competition. The Maritzburg College schoolboy missed out on the under-18 A-Final in Szeged by a tiny margin, which left him with mixed emotions. "I was disappointed, but also encouraged," Hattingh admitted. Read more...

tellar Sella for NCC paddlers
Natal Canoe Club paddlers made a big impact at the recent Sella Descent in Spain, with Abby Adie teaming up with Laura O'Donaghue to become the first South African women to win the prestigious race, while Andy Birkett and his partner Greg Louw combined for an impressive third place in the men's race.