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Kayaking in Okehamtpon


We offer kayaking, canoeing and safety courses from beginner too advanced. We can run white water guided trips, have a try sessions on the flat or coaching clinics to improve your river skills. Most of our kayaking and canoeing is based in Devon on Dartmoor. We have some excellent local rivers to use like the River Dart, River Teign and River Tavy.

Learning To Kayak on The River Exe

Intro To Whitewater

This is either a one or two day course aimed at complete beginners to white water canoeing or kayaking. We will teach the essential skills needed to move and control the boat. Then we swiftly move onto the whitewater to cover reading and descending the river.

Kayak Touring Course


Wether you have a standup paddle board, sit on kayak or inflatable boat we can help. We can tailor a course to improve your knowledge, skills and confidence to get the most out of your craft.

This could be on the sea, canals or estuaries.

Water Skills Course

This is course is designed to improve your whitewater knowledge and confidence in the river, ideal for kayaking, canoeing, whitewater SUP or wild swimming enthusiasts. 

Wild Swimming Rescue

Wild Swimming and Rescue Techniques

This course is for anyone that is looking to be safer and more skilled while doing their chosen river based activity with a focus on being in the water. On the course we cover:

  • Whitewater and river swimming techniques.

  • How to read the river and learn what dangers to be aware of.

  • Rope work and other rescue techniques

swimming on water rescue training

WSC - Details

1 Day WSC Course - £90pp

Includes coaches and all equipment. The course is based on Dartmoor. We use the River Dart, Teign, or Tavy depending on water levels.


Feb 12th, 19th, 23rd, 26th

March 5th, 15th, 22nd, 26th

April 16th, 19th, 30th

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British Canoeing Courses

All of our British Canoeing courses are run by qualified, experienced and friendly coaches. We focus on a having fun learning approach. No clip boards, no stern faced eddy hogging coaches and we also have great personal hygiene (Rare I know)

If you do not see the course you want or you have a group looking for something specific please contact us and we will give you some options.

White Water Leader

We can help get you prepared for your white water leader assessment with some bespoke training. Maybe you just need a brush up before assessment or you are looking to add some unknown rivers to your log book. Let us know what you require.

BC white water leader training course
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