Sea Kayak Coaching

Our high-quality sea kayak coaching courses have an enviable reputation for success. Whatever your aims and experience, our coaching will help you achieve real paddling improvement.

Welcome to the Kayak Essentials sea kayak school!

Led by BCU Level 5 Coach Nick Cunliffe, we aim to provide the best possible sea kayak training, coaching, events & guiding available.

Check out the sea kayaking pages of our website – and do please contact us for further information.
We look forward to joining you on the water!

Training Courses
We aim to provide the best possible training courses, sharing our extensive knowledge and experience of sea kayak coaching, training and guiding. Come join us for skill development, confidence building, leadership development, group management and problem solving.

Assessment Preparation
If you’ve got your sights set on a specific qualification (for example, the British Canoeing sea kayak leader award), we can provide further training, refresher days and assessment preparation days, focusing on any key areas that you wish to address.

Sea Kayak Guiding
If you’d like to experience the best of North Wales sea kayaking – Bardsey Island, the Stacks, the Skerries, Anglesey North Coast – we can offer an exciting and memorable sea kayak adventure. Guided trips are with Nick, whose 20 years’ experience in North Wales waters will enhance your enjoyment of this superb sea kayaking environment.

For personal coaching, there are no fixed programmes – the content of each course will be based on your experience, aims and time available. Get in touch to discuss your plans and we’ll work out a day (or days) best suited to you.

We’ll teach you everything you need to know (and more) and provide you with an excellent sea kayaking

Contact us with your preferred dates, and we’ll work out a course to match your schedule, if at all possible.

Prices and further booking information can be found on our
bookings page.

Course fees do not include BCU registration costs.
Courses are non-residential and self-catered.
Check pre-course information before booking BCU qualification courses.
Group bookings – contact us for availability and prices.