Adult Kayak Courses

BCU Paddlesport Start Award

The Paddlesport Start Award is designed to provide a framework for a paddlers first session.

With your instructor’s help you will quickly learn the basics and be enjoying the thrill of paddling and controlling your own boat.

Previous Experience: Not required
Qualification: BCU Paddlesport Start Award
Course Fee: 1,250 THB
Time: 10:00 – 12:30 (10hrs)
Day: Weekends or by arrangement

 

Beginners BCU One Star Kayak

This is a one day course where you will learn and develop basic boat control and foundation skills. You will gain a good, solid base to develop your skills further. The one star can be taken in any kind of paddlesport. (e.g. sit-on-top, poloboat, sea kayak, canoe etc)

Previous Experience: Start Paddling
Qualification: BCU One Star Award
Course Fee 3,500 THB
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Day: Weekends or by arrangement

 

Kayak Improver

If you’ve completed a One Star Kayak course and you want to develop your skills, knowledge and experience further then this is the course for you.  During the day the strokes you were introduced to during the one star course will be further developed and new strokes, such as those to help prevent capsize, will also be introduced.  You will also practice some rescue techniques and take part in a short local journer

Previous Experience: Start Paddling
Qualification: None
Course Fee 3,500 THB
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Day: Weekends or by arrangement

 

BCU Two Star Kayak

The BCU Two Star is an improvement award that helps paddlers develop fundamental paddlesport skills on flat water.  The emphases is on gaining a breadth of experience, creating the desired movement of the boat and developing an understanding into how the paddle, boat and water interact.  You will also have the chance to try different types of boats and take part in some short journeys

Previous Experience: Paddlesport Start Award
Qualification: BCU Two Star Award
Course Fee 3,500 THB
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Day: Weekends or by arrangement

 

Introduction to Sea Kayaking

If you are at or above BCU One Star level, this one day course is ideal for gaining an insight into this ever popular branch of kayaking.  There will be an opportunity to try a variety of different boats and to take part in a short local journey.

Previous Experience: Paddlesport Start Award
Qualification: BCU Two Star Award
Course Fee 3,500 THB
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Day: Weekends or by arrangement

 

BCU Three Star Kayak

If you’ve tried kayaking before and are keen to develop your skills further then the ‘Passport’ course is for you. Lots of fun games will be used to help you develop your paddling skills, confidence and boat control. You will also have the chance to try different types of boats and take part in some short journeys

Previous Experience: Paddlesport Start Award
Qualification: BCU Three Star Award
Course Fee 3,500 THB
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Day: Weekends or by arrangement