Jersey Kayak Adventures

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Intermediate

Kayak Courses

If you already have some kayaking experience this course is for you. Each class aims to paddle from a different location so you get to know what lies around the headland. Experience a range of conditions accompanied by our expert local staff who can also reveal the history and wildlife around our coast.

Tailored to your own personal goals, we’ll improve your skills so you become a better paddler and can get even more fun from your kayaking.

Ideal for paddlers who want to develop their kayaking skills and also have a holiday.

Reduced price, if you have all your own equipment and kayak. Email to arrange additional dates.

Saturday mornings: 1000-1230

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5 Day Intermediate Kayaking Courses

Explore Jersey, the island of the tides. Discover a coastline which is constantly changing over 5 days.

Paddle with experienced local guides who will take you to hidden caves and coves. All contributed to the Channel Islands sea kayaking guidebook and have many years experience of kayaking our coastline.

We aim to paddle from a different location each day so you get to know what lies around the headlands as you explore a coastline which changes minute by minute as the tide rises and falls. Experience a range of conditions accompanied by our expert local staff who can also reveal the history and wildlife around our coast.

Tailored to your own personal goals, we’ll improve your skills so you become a better paddler and can get even more fun from your kayaking.

Reduced price if you have all your own equipment and kayak. Email to arrange additional dates.

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Sea Kayak Navigation. Putting Theory into Practice

Level: To get the most from this course you should have some sea kayaking experience. Suitable for sea kayakers who want to develop their on the water coastal navigation skills or tune up their existing knowledge and techniques through practical on the water based scenarios.

Join us on a weekend of practical sea kayak navigation making theory become reality around the scenic coastline of Jersey.

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BCU 3 Star Sea Kayak. Training and Assessment

Level: This award is suitable for the improving sit-on-top and sit inside sea paddler. For the BCU 3 Star sea assessment you should be able to demonstrate the ability to skilfully control your kayak in prescribed conditions through blending body, boat and blade.

To undertake 3 Star assessment it is not essential for you to hold the 1 and 2 star awards. However, your paddle skills should be above 2 star standard to get the most from the training and assessment

You can now be assessed for the BCU 3 star sea kayak award in either sit-on-top or sit inside sea kayaks.

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Read a Sit-on-top kayakers 3 star assessment experience.

BCU 3 Star Sit-on-Top and Sea Kayak syllabus.

3 Star Training for Sit-on-top or Sit Inside Sea Kayaks

3 Star Training Dates:

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Training days (on above dates) £95 per day. All your own kit/kayak £65*

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3 Star Assessment for Sit-on-top or Sit Inside Sea Kayak**

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Assessment (on above dates) £95 per day. All your own kit/kayak £65*

Training and assessments on other dates (or over two or three evenings) can also be arranged.

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1:1 training and assessment

For the sit-on-top or sit inside kayaker who can only attend on specific dates or prefers to receive 1:1 coaching for the BCU 3 star sea award.

1:1 training £190 per day

1:1 assessment £190

If there is more than 1 person attending, the cost is £95 per person per day.

Optional Drysuit hire – £10 per day

Kayaks and equipment can be supplied at no extra charge.**

Note

* You must supply all your own paddle gear and a kayak to obtain the reduced rate. Your equipment and kayak must be of a similar standard and quality to our equipment.

** If you combine a training course with an assessment, please remember attendance on a training course does not imply that you may have reached the required standard to pass the assessment. Much depends upon your level of paddle skills and experience. Ensure you have read and understood the assessment syllabus for the relevant BCU awards. Contact Derek to discuss this option.

BCU 4 star and leadership courses.

Aquatic First Aid

This 16 hour course meets the pre requisites of the BCU 4 star and other BCU coaching awards.

Run by Phil Hadley this course will provide candidates with a level of knowledge and skill to render first aid in a range of emergency situations in an outdoor environment where advanced medical assistance may be delayed. There will be a focus kayak related incidents.

£120

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