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Sea Kayaking - Spring 2019

All our trips are located within an hour of Edinburgh and we meet you at the start of the trip. We will give you full directions of how to get to the meeting point prior to the trip.

Contact us for summer dates.

 

enquirebook nowEvening Skills Sessions

Learn the basic skills to get safely onto the water and enjoy the freedom of sea kayaking with a short journey. These evening sessions can be a one off taster to experience what sea kayaking is about or an ongoing development of your skills.

 

The sessions are adapted to meet the needs of those on the course to ensure enjoyment, learning and safety of all and make a perfect gift for an adventurous loved one.

 

Run from June to September

£50 per person

 

enquirebook nowHalf Day Guided Trips and Intoduction to Sea Kayaking Aberdour in Fife.

Getting on the water from either St Davids Harbour or Aberdour there are many half day options. We can explore the islands of Inchcolm or Inch Garvie with the chance of visiting the historic buildings of St Colm's Abbey and the fortifications used during the world wars.

Or we can paddle under the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, now a UNESCO world heritage site.

 

If you are looking for an alternative sightseeing experience, something different to do or are looking for a unique gift for a loved one, these are the trips for you.

 

These half day trips teach you the basic skills to get safely onto the water and enjoy the freedom of sea kayaking with a short journey on the Firth of Forth.

 

Dates for Spring 2019:

Fri April 12th

Mon April 15th, 22nd

Sun April 21st

Sun May 5th, 19th, 26th

Mon May 6th, 27th

 

Please note that whilst every effort is made to leave from the stated location, this may change due to weather conditions.

 

 


 

£50 per person

 

enquirebook nowHalf Day Guided Trips and Intoduction to Sea Kayaking - North Berwick

From North Berwick we can paddle around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock, the largest single rock gannet colony. We can stop on some of Scotland's most beautiful beaches, pass under historic Tantallon Castle and paddle into the smallest harbour in Scotland. This area is full of wildlife with huge sea bird colonies, seals and ,on occasion, porpoise and dolphin to keep us company.

We also have trips heading out with AirBnB experiences midweek. Check the AirBnB website for further details or send an enquiry with your preferred date and we will see what we can do.

 

Dates for Spring 2019:

Fri May 3rd, 24th

Sat May 4th, 18th, 25th

 

Please note that this may change to fit in with the weather and tide conditions.

 

 

£50 per person

 

enquirebook nowFull Day Intermediate Paddles

These trips are aimed at those who have some sea kayaking experience. The sea state is likely to be a bit bumpy so a minimum of 5 journeys in a sea kayak is preferable. If you do not have this, please contact us about your ability.

 

 

Dates for Spring 2019:

March 16th - St. Abbs Head

March 17th - Elie / St Andrews

March 30th - Berwick-upon Tweed

March 31st - Inch Keith

April 7th - Bass Rock

April 13th - Elie / St.Andrews

April 20th - St. Abbs Head

April 28th - Inner Islands around Fife

 

These trips are all weather dependent and may change to fit in with the weather and tide conditions. As we all know, Scottish weather can be somewhat fickle.

 

£90 per day

 

enquirebook nowPaddle Performance Awards

This course follows the new Paddle Performance Award - sea kayak award syllabus. This is the standard that most recreational sea kayakers aspire to and most local clubs and groups ask for before becoming a member. It is a certificated course (if you choose to take the assessment) but can also be attended if you do not wish to gain the qualifications, but would like to develop your sea kayaking skills.

 

 

April 5th 7pm - 9pm @ Eden Rock Edinburgh. Planning session which will cover navigation, weather and tides and how to make good choices with all the information you have - £25 per person


April 6th - Paddle Performance Award Training day - £90 per person

Other dates to follow

Additional cost for certification at £12 for SCA/BCU members and £25 for non-members.

 

enquirebook nowFamily Sessions

We would love to share sea kayaking with children from age 6 to 12 in our double sea kayaks, with an adult. But don't worry, we have single sea kayaks for the bigger kids (13+). The session will last for 2 hours and will allow families to go seal spotting along the coast.

 

Available in North Berwick and Aberdour.

 

 

Available midweek from April 1st 2019

 

Cost per session: £40 per person.

 

We require a minimum of two people for any course to run. In the event of fewer people booking onto a course, we will offer an alternative date.

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