Intro to Open water paddling
All equipment provided.
- 3 hr3 hours
- 50 British pounds£50
Fancy getting out on the sea with your paddleboard? Unsure of how to do safely? Join our group experience and learn about the tides, how to forecast and favourable conditions, safety factors to consider before venturing out on the sea, recommended kit and practical skills for managing open water. Delivered by our instructor who has over 10 years paddling experience and is highly qualified with experience taking groups out in some challenging conditions across the UK What we will do: Day starts with a presentation covering all safety information for new paddlers to introduce the open water environment. Covering forecasting, tides, currents and hazards. We will go on to practical theory and paddling technique. Learning to master the increased external forces of open water. We will cover footwork, paddle technique and balance. What you need: Boards and safety equipment can be provided if required although it is recommended you use equipment you are familiar with if possible. All safety equipment can be provided including wetsuits and boots if required (weather dependent). Please bring suitable clothing, towel, drink and snacks, Hat, sunscreen etc. Ability requirements: This course is for people looking to venture out into the sea and preferably with a good basic paddleboard foundation – being able to stand up and paddle in flat waters having full control of the board and able to self-rescue. Location: Reculver Towers – Motorhome carpark. Directions: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Parkfirstname.lastname@example.org,1.1954209,17.5z/data=!4m8!1m2!2m1!1seculver!3m4!1s0x47d94b34703fa9f7:0xd2af30846dba1148!8m2!3d51.3785047!4d1.19548
You can cancel a booking up to 24 hours prior to the booking. There is a non refundable deposit of £10 per person per booking. This can be transferred to another booking if you reschedule a lesson with us. This will be at management discretion. Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. No-shows will be charged the full price.
Park car and caravan, Reculver, Herne Bay, UK