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|Tide Race Sea Kayak training and skills coaching|
|The coast of Argyll, especially the area near Oban, has plenty of fast moving sea water. Some of the most famous tide races can be found here. The Grey Dog, the Falls of Lora, Cuan Sound and the dreaded Corryvreckan, rightly evoke awe amongst sea kayak paddlers. There are currents which can affect sea kayakers around many other headlands, at the entrances of sea lochs and between the islands. They can be a threat to your safety if you don't know how to deal with them, and great fun if you do.|
|We love to paddle them ourselves. Over the years we have amassed a wealth of knowledge about the tides and tide races in our area. Now we are offering tide race sea kayak training weekends so that others can share in the fun - safely. And it's a great way to develop your skills and confidence generally. We will individualize the coaching for you so that you go away a better paddler than you came.|
|The left hand video was
taken on a Tide Race Paddling Course. The right hand video is from a Sea
Kayak Wild Water Weekend
You can see more tide race paddling videos on our YouTube Channel.
|We offer programs at three levels. Please see below:|
Moving Sea Water
Kayak Wild Water Weekends
|Ratios: Our maximum client to coach ratio for these courses is 1:4. We are happy to run the course with only two clients. Maximum is 6 (Two coaches)|
It depends on the weather, but normally we spend the Saturday at the Falls of Lora where we can be close to our base and your car. In this way we can have numerous breaks and review video feedback in comfort.
On the Sunday we have several options depending on the tides, weather and the groups' preferences - Another day on the falls of Lora, Cuan Sound or the Grey Dog.
|Dates for Tide race weekends. Click here for 2012 dates.|
|Price. The prices are the same as our normal rates. You get £5 off per day if you bring your own kayak. or you can try one of our varied fleet.|
|If you would like to know more, please email email@example.com or call 01631 710173 to talk it over.|