Improver Sea Kayaking

5 days

Age 16+

This intermediate course will aim to improve your sea kayaking skills allowing you to paddle further from the shore and in quicker tidal locations.

The course is aimed at those who have had a week’s kayaking in the past and who want to improve their skills or just explore a different location with a professional coach.

The Clyde offers some spectacular shorelines and we will paddle to a different destination each day, whilst basing ourselves at Cumbrae.

Course prerequisites

Equipment and Kit Information

Improver Sea Kayaking - Equipment Information

Paddlesports has been voted the fastest growing water-sport in the UK for the 4th year running and we are proud at sportscotland Cumbrae to be at the heart of these developments. The centre is in a perfect location for Sea Kayaking and we have a wide range of modern equipment from some the UK’s leading manufactures including P&H Sea Kayaks & Werner Paddles.

Getting wet is unavoidable so we will make sure you have the correct gear. Peak UK wet-suit, wet-suit boots, buoyancy aid, spray deck and cag top is available for your use and can be dried overnight ready for the next day’s action. You are of course welcome to use any of your own equipment, just run this past your coaching team. Time will be spent on this course talking through appropriate clothing; making sure you are aware of whats best for the sea conditions you are likely to encounter.

You may also want to bring garments such as swim wear, woolly hat and warm socks – even in July! Hot showers are available in the changing areas and accommodation areas so bring a spare towel.

Plastic. The time is right to highlight the devastating effect that plastic is having on our fragile marine environment. In an effort to reduce this burden we are making small steps and ask that our customers refrain from bringing plastic bags or plastic bottles on this course. Pack lunches will be provided and opportunities to fill up water bottles and flasks will be given at the start of the course.

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Daily Schedule

Booking Options

Please check dates and availability below. No spaces? No problems!

We strive to offer additional places on all our courses and can schedule additional dates to suit you and your groups availability.

Please call 01475 530757 for more information.

DateSpaces LeftPriceQuantity
08 Jul '19 - 12 Jul '19 6 £585

Extras

NamePriceQuantity
Accommodation Sunday night£31.00