Kayaking BCU 1-Star Award Course

Kayaking BCU 1-Star Award Course

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Get into the thrilling sport of kayaking! The British Canoe Union's 1 star award is designed to be the first step in becoming a paddler. You'll be learning the personal paddle stokes needed to control the kayak through the water, the safety aspects of kayaking with others including capsize procedures and the theory behind the sport. Don't worry if this sounds a bit daunting, the course can be taken without any prior experience.During the course you will gain all the relevant skills and theory needed for the assessment such as: safety awareness, equipment selection, launching and recovering, steering and controlling, kayaking theory, capsize drills and using spray decks. : : : : : :


  • locations:




    •Congresbury •Hewish


    •Leamington Spa

Booking & Terms

There are no qualifications required for this experience.

Adventure experiences can be tiring but do not require a high level of fitness. A declaration form must be completed on the day. The maximum weight is 102kg (16 stone).

The minimum age is 14 years (Please note the minimum age for East Grinstead and Sussex is 18).

This experience runs on selected dates, throughout the year, depending on location.

Weather Dependent:
This activity is weather dependent. We recommend checking with the activity provider prior to travelling.

Product Details

  • ID: 9001000003993
  • barcode: 9001000003993
  • product type: gift experiences
  • group size: There will be other people there on the day.
  • spectators: You're welcome to bring along spectators to watch.
  • pack size: 1

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: No
  • Store Delivery: Yes

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