COMMON CRAFT TYPES & DESCRIPTIONS
- CANOE – Normally have an open deck allowing paddler/s to sit or kneel; usually propelled by single bladed paddle.
- KAYAK – Normally a closed deck (unless it’s a sit on top model); most easily propelled by double bladed paddle.
- STAND UP PADDLEBOARD (SUP) – A board that floats on the water and the paddler stands or kneels to propel along using a single bladed paddle.
- ROWBOAT – A small open boat propelled by oars (by rowing).
- CORACLE – A small one-person boat- often bowl shaped! Propelled by a single oar.
- Inflatable craft must be registered for use on the waterway.
- The River Stour Trust can only register private use and unpowered craft on behalf of the Environment Agency.
- Powered or Business boat? Please contact the Environment Agency Boat Registration Team on 03708 506 506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- You will need to pay any additional amount, which may be due, if it is found that the boat has been registered incorrectly based on the information you have provided.