Level 2 – Introduction To Sea Kayaking


Improve Your Personal Paddling Skills With Our Kayak Courses

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Your Gateway To The World Of Sea Kayaking

The Level 2 Introduction to Sea Kayaking is by far our most popular course. It is designed as a springboard for people who are keen to learn the skills that will help them start to plan their own kayak trips. Our World-Class Sea Kayak Destination makes each day of the course a unique and memorable experience



Course Content

We tailor each course to suit your needs and meet the aspirations of the group. However, a typical Level 2 course will involve things like: 

  • How to select good launching and landing sites 
  • Personal skill development and how to paddle efficiently
  • Quality, individual coaching and feedback  
  • Rescue and emergency procedures 
  • Tidal planning and navigation 
  • Paddling as part of a group, how to help a friend that has got into difficulty 
  • Equipment, what to carry and how to use it
  • Each day, your coach will use our world-class location to lead you to sections of the coast that you might not have had the confidence to experience without their expertise
  • Certification – Awarded by Britsh Canoeing (Internationally Recognised)  

The Course is very much practical-based, with big days out on the water. There is a huge amount of truly inspirational Sea Kayaking on offer in Devon; you will plan trips that take you through this spectacular environment, developing your skills and understanding as you paddle. You can expect to see lots of amazing wildlife and to eat your pack lunch on a remote beach. 

The Right Level For Me?

You’re an outdoor enthusiast and want to get into going on journeys in a Sea Kayak. You don’t need to have a lot of previous experience in a kayak; however, you will get the most out of the course if you are averagely fit and relatively confident in the water. 

Challenge By Choice

Do you want to learn to Roll back up after a capsize (AKA an Eskimo Roll). No problem just tell your coach and you can cover it on the course. Don’t fancy getting wet? No problem just let your coach know. Although we do have a selection of top of the range drysuits that you can borrow if the water is cold! 

If you are keen, another highlight (conditions permitting) is experiencing the thrill of surfing waves in a Sea Kayak! 

Improve Your Personal Paddling Skills With Our Kayak Courses

You will get to explore some truly spectacular and beautiful parts of the coast, with the opportunity to spot lots of amazing wildlife.

2 Day – Vs – 5 Day Courses

Our standard 2-day course is packed full of information and top coaching that will help you learn new skills and gain knowledge. You will get to enjoy the classic Sea Kayaking on offer around Dartmouth. On our 5-day course, you will do a deep dive into the world of Sea Kayaking. You will get to plan trips and launch from a variety of remote locations. Every day is a unique experience that you will remember for years to come. 

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