Coaching and Qualifications
Coaching and Qualifications
Looking for an exhilarating and unforgettable sea kayaking experience? Look no further than Sea Kayak Academy! Our top-rated sea kayaking courses are designed to provide a unique and enjoyable learning experience for paddlers of all skill levels.
Personalized Attention with Excellent Instructor-to-Group Ratios
At Sea Kayak Academy, we believe in providing personalized attention to our clients. That’s why we offer excellent instructor-to-group ratios, ensuring that you receive the attention and support you need to develop your skills and have an amazing experience. Our experienced instructors will provide you with the guidance and feedback you need to improve your skills and gain confidence on the water.
Discover Your Skill Level with Our Skill Level Guide
We understand that everyone has a different skill level and experience when it comes to sea kayaking. That’s why we’ve created a Skill Level Guide that helps you figure out where you are now and what course is best suited for you. Our courses are listed in order of difficulty and experience level, making it easy for you to find the course that best suits your needs and interests.
Located in the Heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Our courses take place in the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, providing a breathtaking and inspiring backdrop for your sea kayaking course. Our instructors have extensive knowledge of the area and will take you to the best spots for learning, exploring, and having fun.
High-Quality Equipment for Maximum Comfort and Safety
We provide high-quality equipment, including top-of-the-line drysuits and women-specific buoyancy aids, ensuring that you stay warm, dry, and comfortable throughout your sea kayaking experience. Our equipment is regularly maintained and replaced to ensure that you have the best experience possible.
Book Your Sea Kayaking Course Today
Join us for a sea kayaking learning experience you’ll never forget. Book your course with Sea Kayak Academy today and experience the beauty of sea kayaking in Pembrokeshire. Don’t forget to check out our Skill Level Guide to find the course that’s right for you.
Our Reviews at Sea Kayak Academy
Sea Kayak Academy
Top level coaching
Low group to coach ratios
No minimum booking numbers to run
Dedicated training room
A team of kayakers who are dedicated to providing quality kayaking courses and qualifications.
The Sea Kayak Academy focus on the individual development of each and every paddler we meet.
We aim to help you become the safest, most confident paddler you can be. Whilst qualifications are great for measuring our abilities we intend to focus on making better paddlers first.
We have dedicated onsite facilities including a drying tunnel, training room and a kayak shop.
Plan Your Next Course With Us
Embark on an unforgettable sea kayaking journey with Sea Kayak Academy. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an advanced sea kayaker, we’re dedicated to helping you develop your skills and have an amazing experience.
Browse our courses now and book your adventure today!
Plan Your Next Course With Us
From complete beginner to advanced sea kayak guru, we are here to help you along every step of that wonderful journey.
View our courses and book with us today!
Sit On Top - Safety Day
Learn about the basics of using a sit-on-top kayak safely in the sea environment.
Gain the ability to plan simple trips and paddle them with confidence.
Sit On Top - Improvers Day
Coaching on your specific needs to improve skills, knowledge and confidence allows you to get to more adventurous locations in the future.
Introduction to Sea Kayaking
For those who’ve never kayaked before but who are intrigued by the more traditional sit-inside sea kayaks.
Coastal Navigation & Tidal Planning
Plan and navigate effectively on coastal journeys in moderate sea conditions.
What Our Clients Say
"SoT Kayak Safety course
Amy, our instructor for the day, was excellent, communicating everything clearly. I was immediately reassured. Guidance, tuition and activity were nicely balanced with plenty of time for exploring caves and observing wildlife. I’d highly recommend this course to anyone looking to explore their local coastline. I feel much more confident in planning and executing a trip now.
– Jonathon S
Thoroughly enjoyed our day and learnt so much. Amy our instructor was amazing and very knowledgeable in terms of using the Kayak safely as well as the local area and its wildlife. Thanks very much – we will be back.
What kit do you provide?
Here at Sea Kayak Academy, we believe in providing the absolute best experience possible.
We feel that your experience is a far more enjoyable one if you are using the best equipment and staying warm and dry, which is why we are proud to provide quality kit including dry suits.
- Equipment you will be provided with for all water-based courses includes:
- Buoyancy aid
- Spraydeck (for sit-in kayak courses)
- Drysuit / Wetsuit*
- Drybag (for your sandwiches, spare warm layers, etc)
In winter and on cold days you can wear one of our dry suits, on cooler days one of our long john wetsuits and paddle jackets and on those particularly hot days, just your own shorts and t-shirt will do.
What do I need to bring with me?
- Comfortable warm layers to be worn underneath a drysuit.
- Water bottle
- Extra snacks
Also bring on…
- Sun hat
- Swimwear if you opt to wear a wetsuit, or for that lunchtime swim
- Extra sweatshirt
- Warm hat
- Lunch (Alternatively the nearest garage is located a 10-minute drive away in Letterston)
- A notepad and pen
We will provide tea, coffee and water.
Can I bring my own kit:
You are most welcome to bring any or all of your own kit.
You do not need to notify us ahead of time what kit you require, we will be able to organise all required equipment when we meet you.
Before heading out from the base for the day your coach will check to ensure that your kit is suitable for the environment and is in good condition. If anything is deemed unsuitable for the course we will ask you to use our equipment.
We can also help you with any questions you may have about your equipment.
Sea Kayak Academy has a range of equipment for sale. Please visit our online shop or get in contact for details.
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