Introduction To Sea Kayaking
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 5 People to 1 instructor

Introduction To Sea Kayaking

  • Paddle
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Beginner
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Overview

Learn the basics of sea kayaking whilst you take in the spectacular Anglesey and North Wales coastline on this five day course. You don't need any previous experience of sea kayaking, you just need be fired up to learn. And you'll be learning from the best in their field whose passion for the sport is infectious, and who are keen to give you the benefit of their expertise.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

We aim to give you a basic knowledge of the sea and equip you with the kayak handling techniques you need for salt water. You'll also leave with knowledge of tides, weather forecasting, sea safety and planning a coastal journey.

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect


You'll spend the first day learning the foundation skills of sea kayaking. Throughout the rest of the week you'll develop these skills and cover the essential safety and rescue skills to stay safe whilst on a journey along the Anglesey. We'll also use some theory sessions on tidal planning and weather interpretation.

Experience Required

You should be a confident flat water paddler.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

We want to help you focus on achieving your goals, so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development. What's more, you'll have access to our extensive range of paddling equipment and clothing to use whilst honing your chosen skills. You just bring yourself, your 'can do' attitude, and determination to achieve excellence.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

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Length
5 Days
Start Date
23rd September, 2019
Spaces left
5
Cost
£583
This course will help you become

a commited sea kayaker enjoying the UK brilliant coastline

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