Kayak Safety & Skills Course

June 30, 2017


Do you want to learn how to paddle your kayak efficiently, know what to wear and carry, know how to perform rescues, and tow another craft?

This is the course for you!

This course is aimed at beginner and intermediate recreational kayakers, wanting to know the basics, before heading out on the water.


Course content:

- Different kayak designs (sit-on-top v’s closed cockpit)

- Clothing & PPE (personal protective equipment)

- What to carry

- Fundamental skills (forward, reverse, stopping, turning, moving the boat sideways)

- Journeying on flat water

- Towing systems & strategies

- Self and peer rescue in deep water

- Weather

- Planning a trip


10% of all course bookings will be donated to the Minehead RNLI.

For more information about safety when kayaking, please visit the Fatyak website – www.fatyak-kayaks.co.uk


Course location: Porlock Weir, Exmoor

Course cost: £60pp

Course timings: 10am – 4pm

All equipment provided!

Kayaking along the Exmoor Coast

Kayaking along the Exmoor Coast