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Take your paddling to the next level on this 5 day progression course designed to improve your sea paddling skills. There is no fixed agenda for the week, but you will get the chance to paddle in a variety of locations. The North Wales and Anglesey coast is renowned as having some of the best sea kayaking locations in the world, meaning there are always plenty of options whatever the weather conditions.

Your paddling skills will develop as we take you to more challenging waters, introducing you to small tidal races and overfalls and we will also work on your rolling skills with a session in the pool. In addition, we will cover coastal navigation, tidal and trip planning as well as developing your coastcraft skills. By the end of the week, you will be well prepared to undertake more challenging coastal trips.

If you have any questions relating to your suitability for this course or a technical enquiry, please email Huw Jones huw.jones@sport.wales. Huw will endeavour to reply to your email as quickly as possible.


The Next Steps: It is recommended that you consolidate your skills with some carefully planned coastal day trips in company. 


 Recommended Reading 

Rough Water Handling - Doug Cooper

We do not currently stock this publication. However it is available to purchase directly from Pesda Press and other outlets


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Course Information

Duration: 5 Days

Time: 0915-1700

Minimum Standard: You should be comfortable paddling forwards and manoeuvring a sea kayak in moderate conditions and be able to make edged turns

Minimum Age: 16 yrs. 

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