Category: Guidance

Guidance and advice on safely enjoying activities on the tidal River Thames from the Port of London Authority.

Stand-up Paddlers Safety Card

The Stand-up Paddlers Safety Card offers advice on staying safe on the River Thames while paddleboarding.

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The Tideway Code

Navigating any type of small recreational vessel on the tidal Thames, or Thames Tideway as it is also known, requires knowledge of the river and how it operates.

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Recreational Users Guide

Navigating any type of small recreational vessel on the tidal Thames, or Thames Tideway as it is also known, requires knowledge of the river and how it operates.

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Reminders for Rowing Coaches

Navigating any type of small recreational vessel on the tidal Thames, or Thames Tideway as it is also known, requires knowledge of the river and how it operates.

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You, Your Canoe and the Marine Environment

Guidance on good practice for your canoe and the marine environment in England and Wales’s wonderful network of inland and coastal waters.

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Basic Principles of Navigation: Lower Tideway

Navigating any type of small recreational vessel on the tidal Thames, or Thames Tideway as it is also known, requires knowledge of the river and how it operates.

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Basic Principles of Navigation: Upper Tideway

Navigating any type of small recreational vessel on the tidal Thames, or Thames Tideway as it is also known, requires knowledge of the river and how it operates.

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Paddling safety around barges

Navigating any type of small recreational vessel on the tidal Thames, or Thames Tideway as it is also known, requires knowledge of the river and how it operates.

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Thames Code for Personal Water Craft

Without proper training, using personal water craft on the Thames can be dangerous. The craft are restricted in large areas of the estuary.

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