Kayaking Course BC 1 Star - Hampshire

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Learn to paddle with this BC 1 Star Kayaking Lesson. Surrounded by the beauty of the New Forest, you will learn the fundamentals of Kayaking with tuition from a BC certified instructor!


  • Southampton (Hampshire)
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£ 80
ALL ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE

Kayaking Course BC 1 Star - Hampshire

Learn to paddle with this BC 1 Star Kayaking Lesson. Surrounded by the beauty of the New Forest, you will learn the fundamentals of Kayaking with tuition from a BC certified instructor!

This is a super introduction to Kayaking, a super sport! Kayaking is a really back-to-basics water sport; it's just you, your kayak, and the water - how extreme you want to be is entirely up to you. Whether you want to explore inland waterways, surf breaking waves, or negotiate charging white water rapids, there is a style of kayaking out there to suit almost anyone.

The emphasis of the course is on safe practice, fun and enjoyment. It is an eight hour course that can be completed in one day. Once you have successfully mastered the course, you will have earned a qualification allows you to further improve your skills and take them to the next level. The criteria for the one star assessment are laid down by British Canoeing. The training will be delivered in an informal manner, with lots of opportunities to practice and experiment with various techniques and coaching methods. Your kayaking course in Hampshire will begin with a good briefing, which will discuss water safety as well as introducing the kayaking equipment you will be getting very familiar with throughout the BC (British Canoeing) 1 star course! During the 1 Star Kayaking lesson you will cover theory, water safety issues, equipment use and maintenance, paddling forwards and backwards, turning, and journeying. You will also take part in some open canoeing. The criteria for the one star assessment are laid down by the BC, and your kayaking course will be taught in an informal and fun manner, with plenty of opportunities to experiment with different paddling techniques. You will receive your BC 1 star certificate at the end of the course.

Whether you or anyone you know are seeking a new hobby, are a keen kayaker or are just looking to try out something a bit different then this is certainly this Kayaking course is for you!

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Availability

BC 1 Star Kayak Course is available all year. There is limited availability in the winter.

Warwickshire centre finishes in September and starts up early in the year.

Requirements

Minimum Age: 12
Maximum Weight: 16 stone

No experience necessary - aimed at people wanting to learn the basics skills and principles of kayaking.

Reasonable fitness and confidence in the water is required.

Duration

Experience Duration: 06:00

Time at Venue: 08:00

This is a 6-8 hour course to be completed in 1 day.

Group Size & Spectators

Participants: The Kayaking Course BC 1 Star - Hampshire is for 1 participant.

Max Group Size: 6

Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes

There will be a maximum of 6 participants per instructor.

Spectators are more than welcome to come and watch your wet and wonderful Kayak Course.

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What to wear

The centres will provide you with the kayak, but not all will provide a wetsuit.

You will need to bring :

  • Swimming Costume
  • Towel
  • Sun Block (Summer)
  • Warm Clothes (to change into afterwards)
Weather

This course can be affected by the weather. If in doubt please contact the center before you set off for the day.

£ 80
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