We are proud to offer a range of sea kayak coaching courses.

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Our staff are the leading experts in their field and are passionate about delivering you the 'perfect course'. Our Location means more time on the water and more paddling. If required we can also provide all the equipment you'll need.

From beginner to advanced there are courses to cater for all abilities, and with very low student to coach ratio's your development is guaranteed.

The Courses

Successful performance at this level indicates that a candidate can consider themselves as an able improving sea paddler rather than a beginner.

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During assessment the candidate would be able to demonstrate personal competence paddling in wind conditions of no more than Beaufort Force 3 or Sea State 3 as part of a led group.

Assessment Prerequisites

  • Provide evidence of at least 3 different journeys on the sea, of about 3 hours duration (8nm) each
  • A consistent BCU 2 Star standard of performance in the appropriate craft is required for anyone starting to work towards the BCU 3 Star Sea Kayak Award; it is recommended that the candidate holds the BCU 2 Star Award
  • The ability to swim confidently in the sea environment, wearing normal paddling clothes

 

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Training is intentionally over five days, so that we can give each skill adequate focus as opposed to lip service.

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The five days training includes accommodation and will have a Bivvy out for a night. Food is not included but everything else is, eg use of kit and any water/car park fees etc.

The British Canoeing 4 Star course gives you the skills and judgement to select appropriate environments for paddlers with a range of experience.

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We assess the personal skill level and leadership ability required to lead a group of paddlers, on short, single or multi-day journeys in a moderate tidal water environment with winds not exceeding Beaufort Force 4.

This course delivers the personal skill level and leadership ability required to lead a group of paddlers, on short, single or multi-day journeys in a moderate tidal water environment with winds not exceeding Beaufort Force 4.

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The two days training includes accommodation. Food is not included but everything else is, eg use of kit and any water/car park fees etc.