Coaching & Training

5 Day Sea Kayak Leader Training

17th – 21st October 2022

Take the time to build your skills with the 5 day British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Training. In Jersey we have a wide variety of locations that allow us to find ideal conditions for training. Featuring sloping sandy beaches on the South and steep cliffs and caves on the North. This gives us options to operate in a wide scope of weather/wind conditions, meaning less chances of missed days on the water.

Getting here and away:

You can bring your own kit via ferry from Poole and Portsmouth, UK or from Saint Malo, France. You can also fly in and use our kayaks and kit from many regional UK airports. Which is a time efficient way to get more paddling in for your days off of work.

Cost: £575

2 Day Sea Kayak Leader (Tidal) Assessment

22nd -23rd October 2022

You can do this as a direct assessment or combine it with Sea Kayak Leader training in the days before. Provided you have a strong logbook to demonstrate paddle in a variety of locations and sea conditions.

Course registration and requirements:

Before you book onto your Assessment, you will need to be a member of British Canoeing, 16 years of age (or older), have an appropriate First Aid Qualification, have appropriate Safeguarding Training, have competed a Coastal Navigation and tidal planning award and complete your registration.

See here for details: https://paddlesuptraining.com/courses/sea-kayak-leader-tidal/

Cost: £200 (inc. cert fee)

Big Tides Week – Intermediate to Advanced Sea Kayakers

24th – 28th October 2022

Come and explore the great paddling opportunities in and around Jersey. With tidal ranges from 8.3m to 10.6m over the week. You’ll have a chance to play in tidal races around the island and hone your navigational skills and trip planning. Weather/swell permitting there is also opportunities for exploring caves and offshore reefs. This is a perfect area to build your day trip log book if your working toward the British Canoeing (Adv) Sea Kayak Leader award. Also Coastal Sea Kayak award assessment can be built into this week.

Getting here and away:

You can bring your own kit via ferry or fly in and use our kayaks and kit from many regional UK airports. Which is a time efficient way to get more paddling in for your days away from home.

Cost: £575 for the 5 days guided paddling.

With option to be assessed for Coastal Sea Kayak award £125 (inc. cert fee)

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