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Programmes and Initatives

>> Beginners Kayaking Programme 2017<< 


This 2 week programme is ideal for anyone looking to gain the fundamental skills needed to kayak in a fun, supportive and safe setting. The programme seeks to cover the following:

  • 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

So whether you are looking to tackle the Bantry Bay Adventure Race on August 26th and cross the Bay from Whiddy Island or would simply like to learn how to kayak, then this programme is ideal! 

Programme Details:

Venue: Bantry Sailing Club 

When: 2 Saturday Mornings (Saturday August 12th & Saturday August 19th)

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Cost: €50/participant (online registration)

How to register: Pre Register online by clicking the button below (limited to 8 participants). First come first serve basis. A waiting list will be created once full for subsequent programmes or in the instance of someone dropping out.

All equipment will be provided (kayaks, paddles and boyancy aids) Particiants must be 18 or over to take part. PLEASE NOTE THAT PROGRAMME TAKING PLACE IS SUBJECT TO SUITABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

Download flyer HERE


If you cant take part in the current programme or places have been filled, please fill out the EOI form below and submit your details to us so we can inform you of any upcoming programmes.


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Beginner Kayaking Programme Expression of Interest

Please fill out the form if you are interested in taking part in any up coming kayaking programmes.
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