Touring Award

The Touring Award will endorse your judgment and decision making skills required in planning and undertaking journeys with proficient skills to be in control throughout for an enjoyable and safe day out touring on a river, lake or estuary.

All Kit and Equipment such as Wetsuits, Bouyancy Aids, Boats and Paddles are included.

Who this course is for: Touring paddlers who are already confident and efficient in paddling independently within the sheltered water environment wishing to explore other water ways.

What we may cover: Kit and equipment, journey planning, launching and landing, effective forward paddling, trimming and edging, steering, turning, moving sideways and sideways on the move, stopping, external factors to our paddling, support strokes, safety of yourself and others, sailing, poling, tracking and lining.

What to Bring: Swimwear or Quick Drying layers to go underneath a wetsuit, an old pair of shoes you don’t mind getting wet and a towel. Fleeces and wool jumpers are an additional layer that can be worn in winter times. If you have your own wetsuit or drysuit and kit please bring it with you.

Cost: £90 inclusive of certification fees, full instruction and all equipment required.

Other Options: Too Advanced? Have you thought about the Paddle Explore Award?

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