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Intermediate Open Canoe Skills / Moving & Open Water Course

The Intermediate Open Canoe Skills / Moving & Open Water Course is aimed at paddlers who are proficient and confident in their canoe up to BCU 2 star standard.
The fist day of the course is introducing open water skills, coping with wind and safe lake travel. Time will be spent refining existing skills and learning new ones.
The following day is river based handling the canoe on moving water  crossing entering and exiting the flow. Reading river features to safely navigate small rapids. Safety and rescue techniques, using the correct equipment and how to use it.
The course will introduce the traditional skills used when open canoeing transforming your journeys into real adventures.

There is opportunity to be assessed for The British Canoeing Performance Awards / Star Tests.

The full course duration is over 2 days. Participants may take part for one day.
Venue: Rivers and lakes in Shropshire and Mid Wales area depending on river levels and weather conditions.

Course price includes all specialist equipment, canoes, and course resource material
High quality coaching delivered by fully qualified staff.
Price is inclusive of VAT @ 20%.

Participants are responsible for their own in course transport and any access fees

Full two day course 140 per person

One day only 75 per person You can attend the either the lake day or the river day

To Book / Further details:
Please telephone or e-mail for advice, more information and course availability.
You can make a booking by following the link below - complete & return the booking form with your payment.
Alternatively you can pay online using the Pay Now button (PayPal).
Remember to complete & return the booking form separately by following the link below.


Course Duration
Type course dates below

Intermediate  Canoe Skills / Moving & Open Water Course
2018 Dates

Saturday 28 April - Sunday 29 April
Saturday 13 October - Sunday 14 October

If you can't find a date to suit or need a course mid week then let us know we may be able to help.
If you have a group of people, we can put a course on especially to accommodate your needs.

Intermediate Canoe Skills
Moving & Open Water

Introduction - Beginner
Kayak & Canoe

Improver - Refresher
Kayak & Canoe

Kids Paddlesport
 Kayak & Canoe

Intro Whitewater - Intermediate

Intermediate Canoe Skills
Moving & Open Water

Kayak Whitewater Skills
& River Leadership

Canoe Whitewater & Open
Water Skills & Leadership

BCU Tests & Awards
Kayak & Canoe

1 :1 Coaching & Small Groups
Guiding Kayak & Canoe

Severn Young Paddlers
Paddlesport Club

Taster Sessions
Kayak & Canoe

Expedition Training
& Assessment

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