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Introduction to Sea Kayaking Course

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  • Large list of equipment included (see kit list)
  • Friendly, qualified and experienced instructors

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Availability : April - October
Fort William
Min Age : 15+
Max People : 5

This beginners course for sea kayaking is for people who would like to become part of a lead group on one or multi-day sea kayaking trips. It is also a prerequisite for anyone without kayaking experience to join a multi-day sea kayaking with Unexplored Scotland. Participants will learn how to efficiently paddle, get in and out of a sea kayak know what to do in case of a capsize. It will also cover other theory aspects.

Tour Details

The course will cover the following aspects of sea kayaking:

  • Importance of warming up
  • Carrying kayaks
  • Weather forecast
  • Basic tidal information
  • Paddle efficiently forward
  • Turning a kayak
  • Edging and holding an edge
  • Support strokes
  • Capsize and rescues

At the end of the course, you should also receive a Paddle Discover Award. This will enable you to proof your experience to other providers.

Departure & Return Location

Fort William area

Departure Time

9:00am

Price Includes

  • Sea Kayak
  • Kayaking Equipment
  • Qualified Sea Kayaking Coach

Price Excludes

  • Paddle Discover Certificate Fee
  • Food
  • Accommodation
Itinerary

8:30amFort William

Meet in Fort William and drive to the location where the course will be held.

9:00amLochaber

Running the practical part of the course. learn all the skills required for a multi-day sea kayaking trip and for the Paddle Discover Award.

2:00pmTheory

pack equipment and hold the theory part of the course and have a review with every individual.

Finish4:00pm

Wrap up and finish the day.

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