Tidal Races & moving waters

6 day paddles to learn, improve your skills in moving waters, tidal races, surf waves and rock hopping, in Golfe de Morbihan and Quiberon coastline

 

Tidal races & moving waters, Morbihan & Quiberon

Required Level

  • Level 3 (Blue Paddle, 3 Star) or equivalent :
    Ability to paddle 6 hours a day, at 3 knots, in wind conditions of Beaufort Force 3 to 4 or Sea State 3 ;
    Be rescued and help rescue someone in deep water ;
    Rolling is advised but not compulsory ;
  • English language, as talked for the whole course ;

Goals

  • Enjoy yourself, learn news skills and/or train in a tidal environment, tidal races and exposed coasts : paddling and  safety and environnemental skills and knowledge.

Dates & place

  • 6 days ;
  • Monday 25th to Saturday 30th of June 2018;
  • Please contact us if you’d like other dates ;
  • Golfe of Morbihan and Quiberon coast.

Coach

  • Agnes Penisson, Planete Kayak ;

Equipment

  • Normal basic personnal equipment ;
  • But if settled with the coach, each participant must have his/her own kayak and gear, in approppriate condition and standarts for moving water.

Specific equipment

  • Helmet ;
  • Safety equipment listed on the Pratical Information Letter.

Tarifs

  • 330 €.

Ratio

  • 5 people minimum ;
  • 8 people maximum.

Organisation

  • Day paddles ;
  • Meeting in the campsite at 08:30 everymorning, on the water around 9:30, out of the water by 17:00 but last day  at 16:00 ;
  • 6 hours on the water per day ;
  • Training and exchanges on the water and on shore ;
  • Individual tuition as far as possible.

Program : exercices, fun and exchanges

  • Skills : paddling skills in moving water, static waves, beach waves, rock hopping conditions ;
  • Safety : rolling, towing and rescues in moving or rough water, tidal races, rock hopping conditions;
  • Environment : reading sea and maps, plan navigation in tidal races ; local historical and marine heritage.

Participation terms

  • Campsite will be arranged by Planete Kayak but at your charge ;
  • Meals and food to be arrange by yourself;
  • Personnal insurance always adviced for kayak activities .

Booking & information

  • Please fill in one form per person, do not hesitate to ask for more information or special need in the last field or by email.
  • You will receive an Pratical Information Letter, with camping, meeting points and timing, list of equipment, etc ;
  • Please do contact me if you ‘d like more information or check availabilities and level requirements.

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