Sea Kayak Leader Skills – Advanced Water

Venue: Anglesey North Wales
Duration: 4 days
Coach: Student ratio: 1: 4

Course Fee:
£320 (no sea kayak required)
£360 (sea kayak provided)

2022 Course Dates:
24-27 February
31 March – 3 April
6-9 October
3-6 November

This course will explore skills and tactics for sea kayakers wishing to lead others in more challenging conditions.

All courses include:

  • sea kayak leader skills in advanced sea conditions
  • excellent pre- & post-course online coaching resources
  • world-class Anglesey sea kayaking venues
  • 1:4 coaching ratio

This skills training course will include:

  • Boat handling skills in stronger winds / larger waves, in tide races, rock gardens, surf
  • Leadership /  group management in advanced water – incident management skills
  • Safety & rescue training in advanced water – tide races, rock gardens, surf zones
  • Trip planning / navigation skills – complex trips, tidal vectors & open crossings
  • Night navigation / group leadership exercise 

Previous experience:
You must be a confident and capable sea kayaker in sea conditions of Bft. Force 4+ / tidal streams 3kts+, 3ft+ surf and dynamic coastal sea conditions. Contact Us for further advice on your readiness to attend this course.

Booking:
To reserve a course place, contact Nick at: nick@kayakessentials.co.uk

British Canoeing:
If you wish us to register your ASKLT attendance with British Canoeing (optional),
a £10 fee is payable
 – pay during course attendance.

British Canoeing no longer require formal training to attend a sea kayak leader assessment – course attendance is optional. We provide excellent coaching experiences that will develop your sea kayak leadership skills, regardless of any future assessment goals. This is not an ‘assessment preparation’ course, although we will explore the skills and experience needed for successful candidates at this level.

Booking info:
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