The Paddle for Life started after lifeguards from Fistral Beach held a Joe Way memorial paddle to raise money for charity in 2008.  Joe is the inspirational little boy who touched people's lives around the country and beyond.

Our aim is to raise awareness of Joe’s story and inspire people to raise money for their chosen charity.

2020 Paddle For Life

The date of the 2020 Newquay Paddle for Life is Thursday 18th June...  See you there...

Newquay Harbours Free Sunset Music Session

Written by Scott Dickinson on .

The sixth Joe Way Paddle for Life lands four Cornish bands for it’s Sunset Session on the beach on Thursday 6th June at Newquay Harbour.

The annual charity paddle has a great musical sunset session on the beach with Ben Sutcliffe from “The String Peoples Foundation”, Cornwall’s “The Straw Dogs”, Newquays "Steel Appeal", who are a 10 piece steel drum band and another local Newquay band "The Racketeers" to finish off in the Rowing Club.

The charity fun paddle starts at 4pm and at around 6.30pm Titan the Robot will arrive to entertain the crowds.

Matt Way. Joe’s dad, said; “We are looking forward to the live music this year as the event keeps getting bigger, we are so grateful for the support that we have and the bands all playing for free to entertain the town”.

Soundworx, owned by Anton Robots who has helped run the last five paddles, will be providing all the PA for the bands as well as the beach and event PA.

To see all the Paddle and music info CLICK HERE

Paddlers and swimmers ages start from 5 years upwards and the entry fee is £10 per adult and £5 per child (under 18’s) which is paid on the day with everyone also getting a certificate, free prize ticket and a discount voucher for food. The event is about family fun and everyone helps each other along.

The event starts at 4pm and the last registration and time in the water is 6.30pm so there is plenty of time to arrive when people have finished work, Titan the Robot and the lifeguard race is just after 6.30pm. Boards are provided with lots of help from Newquay Surf Life Savers so all you need is your wetsuit or trunks, swimmers, SUP’s and canoes are welcome.

Paddle entry fees are £5 per child (under 16) and £10 per Adult Paddle and SUP team relays are £15 per team per race - Spectators, The Music and Titan are all free

Team Joe and its supporters have raised over £111,450.00 of which £71,000.00 has gone towards building Cornwall’s first children’s hospice which opened in March 2012.

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