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If you’re working towards your BC Advanced Sea Kayak Leader (Tidal) and want to develop your skills then this optional training course is the one for you.
This course is all about meeting your development needs. We’ll look at the paddling, leadership and rescue skills required to lead groups on advanced sea kayak trips.
We’ll make sure you’ll leave the course with a detailed picture of the assessment standard, a development plan to get you to that level and a firm grasp of what the assessment will involve.
To help you work towards your BC Advanced Sea Kayak Leader (Tidal) Assessment, which qualifies you to lead groups of sea kayakers in winds above force 4, tidal flow above 2 knots, tidal races, overfalls and open crossings.
We’ll also run evening sessions to complete the BC Open Water Navigation and Tidal Planning course.
To get the most out of this course, you’ll be happy manoeuvring your sea kayak in force 4, tidal flow and waves around 1m.
Take a good look at the skills checklist and assessment guidance, which can be found at www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk
The Leadership and Raft Guide awards course guide is also well worth reading.
On this optional training course we’ll look at all the leadership, personal paddling, tidal planning and rescue skills needed to lead groups of sea kayakers in winds above force 4, tidal flow above 2 knots and on open crossings. We’ll also complete the BC Open Water Navigation and Tidal Planning Course.
We’ll be based south of Oban, in the Firth of Lorn which offers us a variety of advanced environments.
Weather permitting, we’ll head out for a night paddle, looking at navigation and leading groups in the dark.
|Date22/04/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£305.00||Places|
|Date31/08/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£305.00||Places|
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This is a non-residential course, based around the Firth of Lorn, south of Oban. There’s a range of accommodation available in the local area. We recommend that you take out travel insurance to cover your accommodation costs in the unlikely event that we have to cancel the course.
The course is likely to involve a night paddle. We’ll finish by 17.00 on the last day.
Glenmore Lodge has a large and very comprehensive store of up to date clothing and equipment. You are welcome to use your own equipment and pick and choose odd items from the store. Your instructor will want to check that personal equipment is appropriate for the environment.
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Can't find exactly what you are looking for? We are happy to create it for you. You can hire one of our instructors or guides from as little as £280 a day, including any equipment. If you’re a group, all of our courses are available on a date that suits you or if you would prefer we can tailor a course to your requirements. Simply get in touch to discuss your requirements.