BCU White Water Award Training (formerly known as 3 Star)

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The BCU White Water Award Training in Kayaking will make you a proficient paddler on moderate rivers (up to grade 2). This course is the best way of getting ready for an assessment.


The BCU White Water Award (formerly known as 3 Star White Water Kayak) training in kayaking is a 2-day course, which is covering the whole BCU syllabus.
We will try to do the course at 2 different locations which could usually be the River Ness and then the River Spey or middle Findhorn (depending on the skill level of the group).

Usually, it is expected to have your own river kayak at this level. However, we can provide some kayaks or kayaking gear if required. The course doesn’t include accommodation.

Can’t find the right date or trip? Simply contact us and we will try our best to organise a different date for you.


What is included in this course?

Items that are included in the cost of the course price.

  • Qualified Instructor
  • Post-course action plan
  • Friendly and professional environment

Not Included

  • Kayak
  • Kayaking equipment
  • Accommodation
  • Transportation


Day 1
Meet up at Dochgarroch, introductions and get ready for river paddling. Work on essential river kayaking skills on the first day (breaking in/out, edging, ferry gliding, turning, draw strokes etc.).

Day 2
Go to a different location in the Inverness area and work some more on those skills including river reading and rescue techniques. Also, work on rolling.

More Info

Accommodation is not included in the price. However, we can help you to find the right place for your needs.
There are many places to stay in Inverness and the surrounding areas. It is advisable to book well in advance, especially in the summer months.


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