Kayak Training Courses

A wide range of kayaking training courses from beginner to advanced.

Red buoyancy aids with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.

Entry to Sea Kayaking II - Water Based.

Learn the Basics of Sea Kayaking; Beginners half day, water based coaching with paddling strokes you need & a dependable assisted recovery.


Bank based coaching with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.

Entry to Sea Kayaking I - Bank Based.

Learn the Basics of Sea Kayaking; a Beginners half day 'bank course' to get you started on the road to full fledged Sea Kayaking in tidal waters. Practical information from twenty years of commercial paddling experience!

NOMAD Sea Kayaking orange sea kayak with the estuary in the background.

Intro to Kayaking

Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: +/- 2nm. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Incl: Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Beginner. Fitness: Basic.

Introduction to kayaking training course on the Orwell estuary.

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Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: +/- 2nm. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Incl: Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Beginner. Fitness: Basic.

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Image of the side of a buoyancy aid.

Intro to Sea Kayaking - Level 1

Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: +/- 4nm. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Incl: Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Begin to Confident. Fitness: Basic+

Red buoyancy aids ready for use.

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Orange sea kayak on a shingle beach.

Intro to Sea Kayaking - Level 2

Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: +/- 4nm. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Incl: Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Confident. Fitness: Basic++

Sea kayaker training with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.

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Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: +/- 4nm. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Incl: Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Confident. Fitness: Basic++

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Coach retrieving his tow line with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.

Intermediate Sea Kayaking

Sea: Moderate. Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: +/- 4-6nm. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Incl: Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Confident+. Fitness: Good. 

No Fear sea kayaker on the Dorset Jurassic coast with N.S.K.

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Advanced Basics for Sea Kayakers (2 Days)

This two day course is challenging & fun, pressure testing & refining your control skills to extend your kayaking skills in deep, tidal sea conditions.

Recoveries for Kayakers

Duration: 6 hrs. Distance: +/- 3nm. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Incl: Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Beginner to confident. Fitness: Basic++

Flooding a sea kayak hatch to recover with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.

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Tailored 121 coaching for sea kayakers.

Private Tuition 1-2-1 Coaching

Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: up to 4nm. Group Size: 1. Coaches: x1. Coach Ratio: 1:1. Gear: Choice of kayak. Skills: Beginner to Confident. Fitness: Basic+


Sea kayak on a shingle beach.

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Paddler learning to Eskimo roll their sea kayak effectively.

Learn to Eskimo Roll

Duration: 3 hrs. Distance: 0. Group Size: 1. Coaches: x1. Coach Ratio: 1:1. Gear: Own kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Beginner to Confident. Fitness: Basic+

A baseplate compass laying on a map with Nomad paperwork

Navigation; Trip Planning for Sea Kayakers.

Duration: 6-7 hrs. Venue: Classroom. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Bring: Current nav. tools. Skills: Begin to Confident. Fitness: Non.


Sea kayak Silva 70p deck compass with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.

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Duration: 6-7 hrs. Venue: Classroom. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Bring: Current nav. tools. Skills: Begin to Confident. Fitness: Non.

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