Brittany rough water week 2017-09-04T11:49:57+00:00

Brittany rough water week

Expedition summary

We will base ourselves near the Pointe du Raz at a camp site where will choose the best location each day to make the most of the conditions. You will have the opportunity to test your skills in the surf and tidal races as well as finding your way along some stunning rock hopping sections. We will catch the ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff with the SKC van and trailer and so you can bring your own kayak on our trailer if you wish. During the week we can indulge in some of the local cuisine and visit some amazing villages. This will be a spectacular week of paddling and one we look forward to all year. The campsite we use offers great mobile homes which we reserve for you as it is great value and saves you having to bring camping gear with you.

Expedition details

Experience needed

To get the most out of the expedition you should be at or around the new BC Sea kayak leader (4*) syllabus or be comfortable in intermediate conditions and be able to roll in conditions. It is an ideal week if you are working towards your BC Advanced sea kayak leader (5*). If you have any questions regarding the required ability please feel free to get in touch.

Location and times

The ferry times are: Friday 7th of September 2330 (overnight) returning on Friday the 14th of September 1600. You can either reserve a seat or a cabin on the night ferry. We will meet you at the ferry terminal on the Friday. You can put your kayak on our trailer at Plymouth and leave your car at the ferry terminal. We will be at the ferry 2 hours before departure. It is a 2 hour drive to the campsite and so we will drop into the campsite before getting onto the water late morning on the Saturday. We will then head back to Roscoff around lunchtime on the 14th of September.

 

What to bring

Warm clothes, water proofs

Paddling Equipment (can be supplied)

Dry bags

Camera

Travel insurance

Torch

Kayak Trolly (if you have one)

The Mobile home includes stoves, pans, plates, bowls, beds and bedding, fridge etc

Passport!

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What it includes

The course fee includes all of the equipment needed and instruction.  The equipment we can supply is jackets, wetsuits, buoyancy aids, spray decks, paddles and Kayaks.  The price does not include your ferry or food or camping fees.  You should make sure you have adequate travel insurance.

(It does not include food, ferry or accommodation.  Return foot passenger is £60 Plymouth to Roscoff) Please book your own ferry ticket. We have reserved the campsite/Mobile home which will be around £70 for the week so please bring cash or card.