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Adult whitewater kayaking trip to France

An amazing opportunity to gain whitewater experience with professional instruction on a man-made course in the sunny south of France. An introduction to whitewater kayaking - experience the thrills and spills of kayaking in a controlled environment with expert instructorion.

The week will begin with basic skills and safety training on the smaller flows where you will learn to "eddy" in and out, self-rescue, strokes and techniques for negotiating rapids and then building up through the week as your skills and confidence grow to try some bigger water and advanced techniques such as surfing waves, running standing wave trains and more.

 

2017 whitewater kayaking in France youth trip video

Author Dan Ellis

Whitewater kayaking in France 2017. Video credits: Dan Ellis

 

When

Departing WBB: Saturday 8th September 2018

Returning to WBB: Saturday 15th September 2018

 

Where

St. Pierre de Boeuf (Rhone Valley). Link to whitewater course website: http://espaceeauxvives.com/home/

Some pictures from last year's youth trip HERE

 

Suitable for

Adults (18+) 

 

Minimum ability

BCU 2 Star kayak ability and confident wearing a spraydeck. Being able to eskimo roll is an advantage but not essential, although you will get much more from the trip if you can roll. This trip is an introduction to whitewater. You'll need to be able to paddle, but it doesn't matter if you haven't been on whitewater before. If you have, you will get the opportunity to advance your skills and learn new technique.

 

Includes

Transportation of kayaking equipment, limited space for camping equipment and baggage, 5.5 days professional and qualified coaching, whitewater course fees.

DOES NOT INCLUDE: Meals, personal insurance, accomodation or transportation of yourself.

Local chalet accomodation available in the area if you're not keen on camping.

  

Price

£550.00

 

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Adult whitewater kayaking trip to France activities schedule

December 2018

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A Royal Yachting Association (RYA) & British Canoeing (BC) approved training centre, regulated by the Adventure Activities Licensing Service (AALS).

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