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ADVANCED PERFORMANCE COACHING

Sea Kayak Argyll & Bute provide a number of different courses and training to suit all abilities, including all of the Sea Personal Performance Awards. We have a progressive suite of skills courses from beginner through to Sea Leader training and assessment.  We can provide wide and holistic training, as our lead coach is an Advanced Performance Sea Coach, as well as an experienced Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician and Expedition Leader.  We specialise in safety, rescue and 1st aid training, combining these to produce challenging and realistic training, in a friendly and supportive manner.  

Sea Kayak Argyll & Bute are also one of very few centres that can provide all of the British Canoeing Guide Modules, and Guide Sign-Off.  We take particular pride in training the sea kayak guides of the future.
 

'Train like it is real - one day it might be!'

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INTRO COURSE

A two day introduction to the wonderful world of sea kayaking.

From:

£195 pp

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GUIDED DAY TRIP

We offer single and multi-day guided day trips in and around the Kyles and Isles of Bute, Toward and Holy Loch.  The price includes all kit and equipment and a qualified guide.  Discounts available for group bookings (maximum 6).

 

From:

£100 pp

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INTROMEDIATE COURSE

Two days of coached practise and further skills development.

From:

£195 pp

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PADDLE SAFER AWARD

If you are new to paddlesports and want to get the basic safety right - this short half-day course is for you.  Inflatables, SUPs, Sit on Tops, canoes, the course covers all disciplines and provides the essential safety foundation.

From:

£75 pp

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INTERMEDIATE COURSE

Take your skills to the next level in Force 3 winds, and 1-2 knots of tide.

From:

£195 pp

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SEA SAFETY WEEK

Sea survival, REC 1st Aid, Incident Management, Safety Kit demos.  Five action packed days. 

From:

£420 pp

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REC OUTDOOR 1ST AID

Two day 

Rescue Emergency Care Outdoor 1st Aid taught by experienced Wilderness EMT.

From:

£120 pp

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REC ADVANCED 1ST AID

Take your 1st Aid to the next level.  Perfect for instructors, guides, expedition leaders.

From:

£150 pp

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LEADERSHIP TRAINING

British Canoeing Guide Leadership module.  Theory and practical leadership for all paddlers and aspirant guides.

From:

£110 pp

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Guide Module Sign Off

We provide all of the BC Guide modules, as well as the one day sign-off for suitably experienced aspirant guides.

From:

£195 pp

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Guide Expedition Skills

British Canoeing Campcraft & Expedition skills.  One day, outdoor essential skills for guides and leaders.

From:

£120 pp

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CAMP CRAFT

A two day course teaching the basics of how to camp comfortably from your kayak.

From:

£195

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ROLLING COURSE

Our unique one day rolling course, including use of our simulator and the local pool.

From:

£150 pp

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SEA SURVIVAL

Sea survival for sea kayakers, including how to properly use your safety equipment.

From:

£110 pp

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INTRO TO NAVIGATION

A practical one day introduction to navigation at sea.

From:

£95 pp

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COMPLETE NAVIGATION

Day 1 covers the full theory of the BC CNTP course, and day two provides a practical day applying the theory on the water.

From:

£195 pp

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CNTP

British Canoeing Coastal Navigation & Tidal Planning Course.  Available in person and online.

From:

£120 pp

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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

One day practical and theory training for aspirant BC guides and paddlesport businesses.

From:

£110 pp

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SEA LEADER ASSESSMENT

1:1 British Canoeing Sea Leader assessments by arrangement.  We provide mentoring and support in the lead up to assessment day.

From:

£250 pp

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SEA LEADER TRAINING

Two - five days focussed training for British Canoeing Sea Leader, including CNTP.

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From:

£195 pp

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FOUNDATION SAFETY & RESCUE

The British Canoeing Foundation Safety & Rescue Course.  Essential skills for all paddlers: canoes, kayaks, SUPs, SOTs etc wishing to be able to safely  rescue all other craft.

From:

£95 pp

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COASTAL SEA AWARD

The Coastal Award applies your personal skills and performance in to the Moderate Water environment, force 4 winds and waves up to 1.5m.  Tactics, navigation, personal skills and decision making are all put in to context.

From:

£195 pp

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SEA AWARD

The key award marking progress to becoming an intermediate paddler and opening up expeditions worldwide.

From:

£195 pp