Our Kayak SC Courses are splashtastic and created just for you! Whether it's basic Paddles Skills, Safety and Rescues or Navigation and Journeying, our courses are action packed with full Coaching and all essential equipment.
No experience necessary... Our team of Coaches and our extensive pool of equipment are dedicated to giving you the knowledge, skills and motivation ensuring that you have a safe and enjoyable experience.
What do I get?
Full personalised Coaching on the Castlewellan Lake trails and all the necessary equipment required (sessions can be tailored to suit and can include part instruction/part self guiding) - Each Kayak (Pyranha range) comes with Buoyancy Aids and Paddles as standard
What will I learn on the course?
The basics of Kayak handling and paddle strokes (KA1). The basics of Kayaking safety to include hazard awareness, avoidance and emergency procedures (KA2). The basics of Kayak navigation to include map guide interpretation and trail use (KA3). The basics of planning and preparation for your journey to include route choice, fitness, equipment choice and camping (KA4). All courses will touch on all topics including covering how to enjoy the natural environment responsibly using the principles of 'Leave No Trace'.