Canoe Info & Shops:
AS Watersports - local canoe/kayak shop in Exeter, Devon.
Bournemouth Canoes - Canoe/Kayak shop in Upton, Poole.
Open Canoe Association
Lots of advice for open canoes.
Song of the Paddle
Open canoe reviews, advice, and discussion
Mad River Canoes
Range of open canoes
"Path of the Paddle - An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing" - Bill Mason.Considered by many to be the ultimate book for the canoeist.
"Canoeing" - Ray Goodwin
Good information on canoeing, strokes, river running, etc.
"South West Sea Kayaking" - Mark Rainsley
How to canoe from the Isle of Wight to the Severn Estuary in stages. Can be tailored to shorter trips along the coast. Lots of good information about the conditions on each section.