Courses 2019-04-18T15:22:44+00:00

We offer a wide selection of sea kayaking courses for all levels of sea kayaker from introduction through to advanced, we can also create your own bespoke itinerary. Sea Kayaking Cornwall will introduce you to an amazing coastline with a variety of options depending on the forecast.  Our team of coaches and guides are incredibly experienced and we are eager to help you to develop any aspect of your paddling.  We can help you learn to kayak for a day or coach you in advanced conditions.  We are also able to run British Canoeing personal skills and leadership – training and assessments.

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Introduction

Introduction1, 2 or 5 days

Learn and explore on our Introduction courses

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Join us on our introduction to sea kayaking. Interested to discover what sea kayaking is all about then this is the sea kayak course for you. We will teach you firstly how to maneuver your kayak before setting off to explore caves, arches and remote beaches.

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INTROmediate

INTROmediate 2 or 5 Days

Take your paddling to the next level

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Cornwall has so much spectacular kayaking to offer and we hope to indulge you in this while developing your skills along the way. This course is aimed at kayakers who already have basic skills.   Each day we will try and find the most suitable paddling locations to fast track your development.

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Intermediate

Intermediate 2 or 5 days

Our most comprehensive learning experience

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We will work on a variety of topics throughout the week including navigation, surf, paddling in wind and journeys. During the week we will use the best areas to help you develop your confidence in rough water and boat handling skills.

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Advanced I

Advanced I : 5 days

Take your paddling into advanced conditions

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We will help you develop your skills in advanced conditions and leadership in intermediate conditions.  With consistent surf and exposed coastlines Cornwall is the perfect place to challenge yourself and develop your kayaking.

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British Canoeing

B.C. & ISKGA Courses

British Canoeing & ISKGA

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SKC offers all of the British Canoeing sea kayak related awards and as an ISKGA Expedition Center can also deliver the ISKGA Fundamentals, sea survival and expedition skills module.

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Incident Management + Sea survival

Incident Management and Sea Survival

Improving your leadership in crisis

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This course has been designed by Jeff Allen, the founder of ISKGA. It is the core module within the guide training program. The course will teach you leadership skills and rescue procedures which really do work when under pressure.

Skills that will help you to develop a step by step process, which works quickly and effectively in a crisis, whilst leading a group of sea kayakers upon the Ocean.

The course is a bespoke course delivered by Jeff Allen himself and conforms to the ISKGA requirements.

The sea survival course was developed by Jeff Allen & Dave Whiddon of the R.N.L.I trainers team at RNLI College, Poole. It is the first course of its kind offered in the UK and is a course to help keep you alive longer at sea when faced with a survival situation.

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First aid

First aid for kayakers

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Surf for Sea Kayakers

Surf for Sea Kayakers

Sea kayak skills courses in the surf

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Sea kayaking surf skills courses to help you improve your boat handling and confidence in the surf.  Cornwall has amazing surf and lots of different beaches to help us find the best conditions for the forecast.

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Expedition Skills

Expedition Skills

A 2 day course following the ISKGA expedition skills module

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We will learn how to plan a trip and load our kayaks with everything we need for an overnight trip before setting off to discover the wonders of the Cornish coastline. We will introduce you to fishing, foraging, fire skills, shelter building, cooking and much more.

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Coastal Guide Training

Coastal Guide Training

A six week intensive course following the ISKGA framework

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The course is aimed at Coastal Sea Kayakers who are wishing to work within the industry, leading groups in Moderate coastal water’s.  Upon successful completion of the course you will have the experience and qualifications to run safe, enjoyable and informative trips for commercial clients in a variety of conditions

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Advanced Guide Training

Advanced Guide Training

A six week intensive course following the ISKGA framework

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The course is aimed at advanced sea kayakers who already have their British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak personal skills and leadership Award and who wish to work within the industry, leading groups in advanced water’s, challenging conditions and remote environments.  Upon successful completion of the course you will have the experience and qualifications to run safe, enjoyable and informative trips in a whole variety of conditions.

This course is run in conjunction with Expedition Paddler, the U.K’s National Training Centre

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Coastal Guide Training

Coastal Guide Training

A six week intensive course following the ISKGA framework

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The course is aimed at Coastal sea kayakers who already have their British Canoeing Coastal sea kayak personal skills and leadership award, or have APL’d into the system with British Canoeing and ISKGA  authorisation.

It is aimed at paddlers who wish to work within the industry, leading groups in moderate coastal water’s.

Upon successful completion of the course you will have the experience and qualifications to run safe, enjoyable and informative trips for commercial clients in a variety of conditions

This course is run in conjunction with Expedition Paddler, the U.K’s National Training centre for ISKGA

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Advanced Guide Training

Advanced Guide Training

A six week intensive course following the ISKGA framework

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The course is aimed at advanced paddlers who hold the British Canoeing Advanced Leadership award who wish to work within the industry, leading groups of experienced sea kayakers in advanced water’s, challenging conditions and remote environments.

Upon successful completion of the course you will have the experience and qualifications to run safe, enjoyable and informative trips in a whole variety of conditions.

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