ICF World Championships

2024 Competition Host: Canoagem Madeira

Associação Regional Canoagem da Madeira (ARCM) is pleased to host the 2024 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships, on the island of Madeira, Portugal.

Madeira is well-known for the Madeira Ocean Challenge, which was an official competition in the 2023 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Cup series.

The 2024 World Championships are once again open to all members of ICF-affiliated National Federations, with categories ranging from Juniors through MastersRegister today!

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2023 World Championships

The 2023 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships were held in Perth, Western Australia, Australia​.

Jemma Smith (AUS) won the Womens' SS1 category and Cory Hill (AUS) won the Mens' SS1 category.

2022 World Championships

The 2022 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships returned to Viana do Castelo, Portugal​.

Jemma Smith (AUS) won the Womens' SS1 category and Kenny Rice (RSA) won the Mens' SS1 category.

2021 World Championships

The 2021 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships were held on Lanzarote, in the Canary Islands, Spain.

Michelle Burn (RSA) won the Womens' SS1 category and Nicolas Notten (RSA) won the Mens' SS1 category.

2019 World Championships

The 2019 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships were held in Quiberon, France.

Danielle McKenzie (NZL) won the Womens' SS1 category and Sean Rice (RSA) won the Mens' SS1 category.

2017 World Championships

The 2017 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships were held in Hong Kong on the course of the Steelcase Dragon Run.

Hayley Nixon (RSA) won the Womens' SS1 category and Cory Hill (AUS) won the Mens' SS1 category.

2015 World Championships

The 2015 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships were held in Tahiti, French Polynesia.  

Teneale Hutton (NZL) won the Womens' SS1 category and Cory Hill (AUS) won the Mens' SS1 category.

2013 World Championships

The 2013 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships was the first official ICF championship competition.  They were were held in Viana do Castelo, Portugal​.

Michèle Eray (RSA) won the Womens' SS1 category and Sean Rice (RSA) won the Mens' SS1 category.