Essential Sea Kayak Weekend 2014 landscape

Essential Sea Kayak Weekends 2014

When?          9-11 August & 18-20 October 2014


We will offer more essential sea kayak weekends next year. The next planned date is 4-6 April 2015 – we will confirm this date immediately following the October 2014 event.

Where?        Anglesey North Wales – based at Anglesey Outdoors

Cost?            £60 per person per day (join us for 2 or 3 days)

Building on the success of the 2012-13 Essential / Anglesey sea kayak festivals, we are delighted to offer the best of the events with a new format:

A maximum of six paddlers per group, maximum of six group per day – the coaching experience of a dedicated course, combined with the atmosphere of a larger event. Sessions afloat will include:

Tide race skills/White water/Surfing/Rock hopping skills
Boat handling/Leadership/Incident management skills

Forward paddling techniques – fine tune your performance
Survival skills in the ‘impact zone’ – Coasteering for sea kayakers

Download the Essential Sea Kayak Weekend Program for more details.

How do I book?

First, email us at to check availability. Then, download our Essential Sea Kayak Weekend Booking Form

Either scan and email your completed booking form or post it to the marked address.

Payment: details are contained on the booking form. Either online (preferred) or by cheque.


We recommend Anglesey Outdoors – – who have private rooms, bunk house, camping and an onsite bar & catering. We will be based at Anglesey Outdoors for the weekend and will meet you there each day.

Kayak Rental:

If you require sea kayak rental, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

BCU Courses:

We are also offering the following courses immediately after the August Essential Weekend: BCU 3 Star Training & Assessment, Coastal Navigation, BCU 4 Star Training, BCU 4 Star Assessment (all courses sea kayak-specific)

Download our information sheet for further details.

Essential sea kayak weekend 2014