Canoe FOCUS – A New Direction
has been the official members’ magazine of the British Canoe Union for
over 20 years. Over those years paddlesport has changed beyond all
recognition and now it’s time for a change for Canoe FOCUS too.
2013 FOCUS has a new editorial team and a new direction to make it
truly a showcase for our sport. From the December issue the BCU will be
working alongside the leading producers of paddlesport media in the UK,
Warners Group Publications PLC, the team (all keen paddlers) that’s
responsible for commercial titles such as Canoe & Kayak UK Magazine
and the annual GO Canoeing Bookazine.
new look magazine will aim to truly reflect the interests and passions
of all its readers, from slalom racers to river runners, sea kayakers to
open canoeists and everything in between!
BCU CEO Paul Owen Comments,
this highly exciting year for canoeing it is fitting that after twenty
years the BCU member’s magazine is moving in an exciting new direction.
We are pleased to be working with Warners Group Publications PLC with
their wealth of knowledge and a real passion for our sport and we look
forward to producing a magazine that really inspires our readers to get
out there on the water and get involved.”
Canoe FOCUS carries information and knowledge that’s invaluable to members that you will not find published anywhere else.
The latest news and information on what has been happening within the sport and the paddlesport industry.
heart of the magazine, presented in a visual way, this new section will
communicate directly to members and keep them up to date, and engaged
in the activities and latest news from the BCU. Your BCU will also
contain content such as mini-interviews with staff/stand-out members,
communicate important policy and be a place to address important issues
More concentration on features to help paddlers get the most from their paddling and stay inspired.
• Open Canoeing
• Sea Kayaking
• Recreation (SOT/Folding/Inflatable)
• In Land Touring
Focused on fantastic paddling trips predominantly within the UK, destination articles will be highly visual and informative.
new dedicated gear section focusing on a specific discipline/area of
paddlesport and the essential gear that you need to take part.
We are very keen to receive contributions from our readers. Articles and ideas should be submitted via firstname.lastname@example.org