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Liguria Introduction

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

This course is aimed at people with paddling experience on flat water and who want to take it to the next level and paddle on the sea. Over the course of the week, we really have the time to develop you and also visit the hightlights of the area. Liguria is stunningly beautiful and has a great coastline for rock hopping (playing around the rocks), for exploring the rocks and cliffs and when the conditions are right a great area for developing your surf skills. Our groups have a maximum of 6 participants per guide enabling ensuring that we can give you the most out of the experience.

Prerequisites

Good flat water skills, experience paddling on the lakes and completion of some beginner and rescue training. Feel free to call us if you’d like any further information.

What to bring with you

Personal stuff, (if you have and want to take) all personal paddling gear, Swimming gear, sunglasses, sunhat, suncream, footwear thats closed and can get wet

What's included

All equipment, BCU 5star guide, small group ratios & 6 nights B&B accommodation (excluding: transport, food)

Where

Meeting point: Levanto, Liguria, Italy

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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