Introduction Course to Sea Kayaking

The course will be based around Kirkcudbright bay, Dumfries & Galloway and will include short journeys along the coastline, Instruction and training  on Sea Kayak personal skills set out by the British Canoeing.

We will cover 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

Kayak hire included

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