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Bell Boating

Bell boating refers to a paddlesport which uses a stable craft constructed of two hulls connected with a platform in the middle, known as a bell boat.

Who is it suitable for?
All sections, this is an excellent introduction to paddlesports for the younger sections.

Additional Information

Badge Links
All sections Time on the Water Staged Activity Badge
Cubs Our Adventure Challenge Award

How to run/provide bell boating

There are 3 ways of running Bell Boating in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running bell boating yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running bell boating using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running bell boating for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Body for bell boating is:

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