Navigation; Trip Planning for Sea Kayakers COUPLE Discount SAVE 17%!

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Navigation; Trip Planning for Sea Kayakers COUPLE Discount SAVE 17%!

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.

Save 17% with a COUPLE Discount!

£99.99 p/seat

Unlock the secrets of safe & confident sea kayaking with our comprehensive Sea Kayak Navigation & Trip Planning Course! Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned paddler, understanding the marine environment is essential for a successful journey.

  • Learn vital concepts like tides, tidal streams, and wind effects on your paddling experience.
  • Gain hands-on experience with map & compass navigation techniques, empowering you to make informed decisions on the water.
  • Suitable for all skill levels – no prior knowledge required!
  • Elevate your confidence & expertise, setting you apart as a knowledgeable & competent sea paddler.
  • Enjoy safe & enjoyable coastal paddling adventures, no matter the distance.

Don't let uncertainty hold you back. Join us & embark on a journey of knowledge & skill enhancement!

No particular knowledge is assumed but the knowledge & confidence you’ll gain will place you head & shoulders above the average sea paddler.

The Basics
- Tools of the trade.
- Literature; sources.
- Maps & charts.
- Gathering data; sources.
- Wind, tide & topography.
- Tides & tidal streams.
- Wind & tide combined.

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Can you build a picture of how the weather on the day will unfold & what this means for you? Can you measure your element of risk? Do you have enough knowledge & understanding to make a decision NOT to paddle? Do you know when to say NO!

To Bring
- The tools you currently use for your planning.
- Pen & notebook.
- 2/3/4B pencil, ruler & eraser.
- Any charts and/or maps.
- Packed lunch.

- NOMAD Sea Kayaking trip planning template.
- Tea & coffee & freshly baked sweet treats.
- FREE & secure parking on site.
- Separate male & female toilets.
- Fully equipped kitchen.

Award Winning Coaches
- Our coaching team has been recognised as highly commended.
- Amongst the most experienced coaches in the U.K with 18 years of full time experience on the sea globally.

All Inclusive
- The price you see is what you pay, no hidden costs.
- Everything you need to enjoy this experience is provided.

Offset your Carbon Footprint
- You can offset your personal carbon footprint for this event with a click of your mouse.
- You can even donate a tree sapling or hedging & visit your growing tree in years to come.

All of this & more delivered in an informal & professional style. With accompanying real-life anecdotes, this course should be mandatory training for all aspiring kayaker.

We don’t exceed twelve (12) students per course with two (2) coaches so there is a lot of focus on individual needs. Trip planning exercises are done in pairs. 

To benefit from the 17% COUPLE discount, a minimum of TWO (2) seats must be booked. Price per seat.

To advance to our Recoveries for Kayakers

Our Courses are designed to progress the paddler steadily, building reliable skills & experience, building step by step. 

Secure your spot now & navigate the seas with confidence!

Introduction to Kayaking

Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Intermediate Sea Kayaking

Learn to Eskimo Roll

Advanced Basics - Two Days

Coaching 1-2-1


Launch location

Village Hall, IP13 7RG

Next Departure time

1st November 2024, 10:00 AM


Notebook, pencil, 1:50 000 scale map & compass if you have these.


FREE on site.

Additional Notes

The course is held in the village hall, parking is free of charge. Tea & coffee & fresh home bakes are provided included. Please bring a packed lunch/snacks as required, kitchen available to heat food. There are toilets on site.

Please bring along any equipment you currently use for planning your trips. Finishes approximately 16H30 to 17H00.