We provide white water kayaks, Dry cags, Wetsuits, Carbon paddles, Helmets, Neoprene spray decks and Bouancy aids.
First paddling a river kayak on moving water. Improving river skills and techniques moving towards 3 star training.
A great outdoor activity in Wales kayaking.
Starting with calm flat water sessions to build your confidence, then progressing towards a short trip with some gentle rapids.
Under the guidance of an experienced instructor the week will provide you with practice time to learn some boat control skills. During the course we will go on A 3 mile trip looking at your understanding of rivers and how to paddle safely down stream. Kayaking is a great way to explore the countryside and when you are in control and work as a team you can progress to white water kayaking.
Make new friends on this course and give yourself a great start to paddling rivers. You will gain to practice routines to improve your control and move up to the next grade of whitewater.
Eddies and Ferry Gliding
You Need to Bring
Suitable base layer
Lunch with hot drink
"Learn about kayaking on rivers in Wales " - Dan
Morning - Briefing, kayaking skills
Afternoon - River Trip
The day starts with meeting the other members of the course. After sorting the kit out we will go on flat water to introduce or improve on skills required for River Kayaking. In the afternoon we recap and practice foundation strokes.
The group will be introduced to river features and hazards that we find on moving water. The river trip will be 3 miles on a gentle Grade I section of the river Wye. Looking at eddies and ferry gliding skills. Controlling our decent within the group.