Introduction Course to Sea Kayaking

Introduction to Sea Kayaking

The course will be based around Kirkcudbright bay, Dumfries & Galloway and will include short journeys, Instruction and training on :

Effective forward paddling, low brace, rudder strokes, stopping, reverse, sideways, turning, draw and sweeps.
Balance and trim, surf launch & landings to 1 foot.
Simple navigation, piloting, rafting, basic knots & warm ups.
In the interest of safety, a capsize and rescue practice is part of the course which will normally take place at the end of day one.

No previous experience necessary

Please check our Calendar for dates and prices.

We offer training, journeys, activity days and adventures in Sea kayaking, Mountaineering and Navigation. Based in the North Lake District, we operate throughout the UK and offer sea kayaking expeditions abroad.