Skills Courses

Experience of being in a sea kayak is essential, we advise that you’ve been sea kayaking a few times at least. Training courses can take place in a moderate sea environment where you may be paddling in waves and wind to develop your boat handling and rescue skills.

Confidence in moving on top of the water

Manouvering boat including draw strokes, bow rudders, stern rudders, low support and edging.

Price: £50.00 per person

Duration: 3 hours

Location: North Berwick / Aberdour

Skill Level: Improvers

Confidence in moving on top of the water

Keeping yourself upright

This is for those who have never tried to roll as well as those have been trying for years. Includes low support, high support, pushing the boundaries of edging, eskimo rolling and eskimo rescue.

Price: £50.00 per person

Duration: 3 hours

Location: North Berwick / Aberdour

Skill Level: Improvers

Keeping yourself upright

Personal Paddle Award Training

Over the course of 5 evenings, you will build your sea kayaking skills and experience including: Confidence in moving on top of the water, Effective Forward Paddling and negotiating confined spaces. Manoeuvring boat including draw strokes, bow rudders, low support and edging. Keeping yourself upright includes low support, high support, pushing the boundaries of edging as well as Esikmo rolling and rescues. Navigation and tidal planning - all done on the water. Rescues and Towing, how to rescue yourself and others, focusing on wet exits, solo recoveries and assisted rescues.

Price: £199.00 per person

Duration: 6 hours

Location: South Queensferry

Skill Level: Improvers

Personal Paddle Award Training

Rescues and Towing

This course covers how to rescue yourself and others, focusing on wet exits, solo recoveries, towing and assisted rescues.

Price: £50.00 per person

Duration: 3 hours

Location: North Berwick / Aberdour

Skill Level: Improvers

Rescues and Towing