Sea Kayak Leader Training

Sea Kayak Leader Training

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White Water Kayak Leader Training

British Canoeing – Sea Kayak Leader Training

This course delivers the personal skill level and leadership ability required to lead a group of paddlers, on short, single or multi-day journeys in a moderate tidal water environment with winds not exceeding Beaufort Force 4.

Training Course Contents

The Sea Kayak Leader Training course will cover the following

Personal Paddling Skills

Rescue Skills

Safety, Leadership & Group Skills


The course content is delivered over two days formal training.

Mountain Water Expeditions can offer a three day version of the Sea kayak Leaders training course, which will include the Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning course.

British Canoeing Coastal Sea Kayak Award or 3 Star Sea Kayak standard is the appropriate level of performance for paddlers to begin working towards the Sea Kayak Leader.

Once training has been completed candidates have up to three years to complete the assessment prerequisites and progress to assessment. If more time is required extension requests will be considered on a case by case basis.

If you have any questions or require more information on our Course costs and available dates, please contact us