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COURSES » Kayaking Holidays : River Wye Spring :
RIVER WYE HOLIDAY river skills week holiday
Kayaking River Skills Week Course
Course Fee 750 per person. FULL payment book a place 750
Accommodation Included 7 nights FULL BOARD Farmhouse
Location/Venue Glasbury on Wye - River Wye, Brecon Beacons National Park, Powys, Wales.
Duration 7 Days (Friday PM- Friday AM )
Media Provided Training folder, digital pictures and a MPEG4 HD video of the week.
Kayak Equipment We can provide ww kayaks, ww Dry cags, Wetsuits, Carbon paddles, Helmets, Neoprene spray decks and ww bouancy aids included in the course fee.
Maximum Places 6 Available, groups of 8 are possible.
Paddling Ability

Aimed at the complete beginner, your first time in a kayak or building on other introduction courses you have done. Perfect for your first river trip down the River.

A great outdoor activity holiday in Wales kayaking.

The week provides 5 days of training and fun on the water learning to paddle a kayak safely on the river.

Starting with calm flat water sessions to build your confidence, then progressing towards a short trip with some gentle rapids. The introduction week is a great way to discover or try river kayaking. The first day will give you time to get to grips with the boat and all the equipment used to make kayaking a fun and safe outdoor activity.

Under the guidance of an experienced instructor the week will provide you with practice time to learn some boat control skills. During the course we will go on 3 river trips to achieve a good understanding of rivers and how to paddle safely down stream. Kayaking is a great way to explore the countryside and when you are in control and work as a team you can progress to white water kayaking.

Make new friends on this holiday and course and give yourself a great start to paddling rivers. We incorporate basic safety and rescue techniques during the week and your first look at the rolling skill.

Course Content

white water introduction Equipment
Safety Check
rolling Stability
rolling River Features
Capsize Drill
rescues Forward Paddling
leadership Kayaking Skills
Eddies and Ferry Gliding

You Need to Bring

Old trainers
Suitable base layer
novice Waterproof Jacket
Lunch with hot drink

"Learn about kayaking on rivers in Wales " - Dan

  canoe Friday - Briefing,
The day starts with meeting the other members of the course

canoeSaturday - Kayaking strokes and skills. After sorting the kit out we will go on flat water to introduce or improve on skills required for River Kayaking. In the afternoon we recap and practice foundation strokes. canoe Sunday - River Trip
.the second day is all about the river trip. the group will be introduced to river features and hazards that we find on moving water. The river trip will be 3 miles on a gentle Grade I section of the river Wye. Looking at eddies and ferry gliding skills. Controlling our decent within the group
canoe Monday - Day off Tuesday - River Trip 2
time to explore the brecon beacons

. The river trip will be 5 miles on a gentle Grade I section of the river Wye.
canoe Wednesday - indoor pool rolling Thursday - kayaking skills trip

3 Hrs pool time looking at the roll and confidence with capsize drills and srapydecks

The river trip will be 5 miles on a gentle Grade I section of the river Wye.
canoe Friday - De brief,

Discuss the training and your furute plans to improve your kayaking. Go over notes and review picutures and video of your holiday

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Location - Wales
Brecon Beacons
National Park
River Usk and Wye.

Group Bunkhouse, Pub,
Bed & Breakfast,
Self Catering, Camping.

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Small group custom courses and fun days

Private Lessons
Individual lessons with personal 1:1 coaching


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