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Liguria Intermediate

The dramatic Ligurian coast of Italy is our base for Sea Kayak coaching. Based in the small Surf town of Levanto, right next door to the Cinque Terre, we explore the rocky coastline, develop personal and rescue skills and tour the famous regions of the Costa Liguria, and dependent on weather conditions including the Portofino peninsular and the Cinque Terre. Depending on what the conditions bring us there will opportunity for rock hopping, paddling in swell and developing surfing skills.

Description

The intermediate week is aimed at paddlers with experience on the sea that are looking for technical development and getting out in more challenging conditions. With the Ligurian coastline as our playground we have plenty of opportunities for rock hopping, surf and world class journeying to push limits and focus on higher level skills development. Of course we are as always limited by what nature throws at us, but with our small group sizes we can make the most out of conditions, which range from quite flat to 3m Swells and beyond.

Prerequisites

Completion of the British Canoeing 3 Star Sea Kayak or equivalent skill level. Ability to roll is an advantage but not a pre-requisite. Feel free to call us if you’d like any further information.

British Canoeing 3 Star Sea Kayak Award

Click here for more information about the British Canoeing 3 Star Sea Kayak Award

What to bring with you

Personal paddling gear if you have any, swimming clothes, sunglasses, sunhat, suncream, footwear that you can get wet, change of clothes, drinks and snacks

What's included

All equipment, BCU 5star guide, small group ratios & B&B accommodation (excluding: transport, food)

Where

Levanto, Liguria, Italy

When

Our current availability can be seen through the “book now” button.

Weather

Please note that our courses and tours run in all weather that is safe for us to paddle in. Often the weather is better than predicted and part of the charm of our sport is experiencing nature with all its faces and even on a rainy day, the views and atmosphere can be beautiful and dramatic. We pride ourselves on having top quality equipment, including Palm longjohn wetsuits and high end paddle jackets to ensure you’re warm and happy whatever the weather. If conditions are unsafe to paddle in we will notify with as much notice as we can.

Insurance

Please note that bookings are subject to our terms and conditions and cancellation policy. We recommend that you have an insurance policy to cover the course costs in case of illness or medical problems. Swiss residents can purchase annual AXA cancellation insurance at the time of booking.

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