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Beginners Kayaking Programme

Thursday 03 August 2017

As part of the West Cork Islands Community Sport and Physical Activity Hub a beginners kayaking programme will take place from Bantry Sailing Club commencing Saturday August 12th. Promoting the Blueway and being active through water activities is one of the Hub objectives and with the establishement of the Bantry Bay Adventure Race in 2016 people are being encouraged to get out and enjoy water based activites.

This beginner kayaking programme will take place over two Saturdays August 12th & 19th between 9.30am - 12.30pm from the Sailing Club in Bantry.  The progrmme is being faciliated by an experienced instructor who will teach people the fundamental skills of kayaking using sit-on-top kayaks including:

  • How to mount and dismount the sit on top correctly.
  • Forward and reverse paddling and how to stop.
  • Forward and reverse sweep stroke and how to turn while stationary.
  • How to keep the boat in a straight line while maintaining speed.
  • Righting the sit on top and how to mount from the water

​For more information and how to register click HERE

​PLEASE NOTE PROGRAMME TAKING PLACE IS SUBJECT TO WEATHER CONDITIONS

 

 

 

 

 

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