Sea Kayak on the River

As a sea kayaker in landlocked Switzerland, the Sea can feel a long way away and it’s often difficult to get enough challenging conditions to develop apart from waiting for that Föhn storm to arrive.

What we overlook of course, is that we have some of the most beautiful river journeys and some of the best white water in Europe. Although they might seem intimidating and a scene for crazy guys in small boats falling off waterfalls, the rivers of Switzerland offer fantastic scenery, plenty of challenge and lots of fun for us sea kayakers too.

On the sea, there are places where it flows like a river due to the movement of the tide past a headland. These “tide races” are lots of fun with waves to surf and flow to play in. So come and prepare yourself with us and see the “tide races” in our own backyard in order to be ready for your adventures on the Sea and become more fluid and dynamic in your boat.

Beginner

If your ambitions are to paddle on the river with your sea kayak or white water kayak, then it’s good to first develop solid foundations on the lake. We have a range of courses support you in gaining the skills to master paddling in more dynamic environments. Our aim is to get you paddling safely, independently and with the knowledge to further develop on your own.

Intermediate

If you already have some experience check out our skills development or fine tuning courses on the lake or our river / tide race foundation course on the river. No matter what your level you can always get something out of training on the lake and our River foundation course is a great place to start to get your first taste of moving water in a sea kayak.

Advanced

For the seasoned sea or lake paddler, come and visit our fine tuning course. Specially adapted to the needs of the group members, each time we guarantee you’ll come away with new insights into your paddling and a plan of how to further improve. Our “play” course on the River also aims at paddlers who want to further develop and perform on the River.

If in doubt about where to start, give us a call on +41 79 906 0551 and we can have a chat about your experience and your goals.

Our Courses

Meet our Coaching Team

Dave Storey

Managing Director Operations, Head Coach & Lifeguard

Karel Meulders

Head Guide, Coach & Lifeguard

Peter Blik

Senior Guide, Coach & Lifeguard

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