International Federations or Govening Bodies
ICF - International Canoe Federation
IDBF – International Dragon Boat Federation. The governing body for dragon boating.
IVF – International Va’a Federation. The governing body for outrigger canoeing.
IWHOF- The International Whitewater Hall of Fame (IWHOF) recognizes and honors individuals who have made significant contributions to whitewater related activities
ATTA - Adventure Travel Trade Association has a global network, an ever-growing community of more than 750 organizations dedicated to promoting sustainable adventure travel worldwide.
e-rafting – European rafting – focused on the racing side of rafting
Paddling Life – paddling’s only true e-zine
Dragon Boat Net – Dragon Boat World International (DBWI) for more information, pictures and articles on Dragon Boating and Outrigger racing.
Playak – “According to Google, The World’s Most Important Paddling Site.” – they say.
www.raft.pagina.nl – all sorts of links for rafting
www.raft.startkabel.nl – mostly in Dutch, all sort of links for rafting
WWRC – they say “WWRC is club which is supporting sport activities its members. In the club are acting many Czech representatives and other sportsmen with diverse backgrounds from racing on wild water (rafting – downriver – slalom). All important can be found on club web page.”
Kajak-Channel – Paddel-Portal: News rund um den Kajak- und Kanusport, Wassersport-Foren und Kanu-Links sowie Fluss-Pegel, Kanutouren und Wetter für Wildwasser-Kayak, Rodeo-Kanuten, Freizeit-Paddler & Faltboot-Fans.
www.playak.net – my space to paddle. On www.playak.net, you can fully express yourself: publish your own photos, videos and stories, create your own pages – you can even invite more friends and create your own groups, e.g. regional or special interest groups – it’s all up to your needs and imagination.