Private/Bespoke/Tailor Made Courses, Training, Hoildays etc. 

Your course your way total flexibility anywhere, any group. From beginners taster sessions in calm sheltered locations to guide and coach training in challenging tide races and overfalls. 

Contact Kenny, arrange dates, go paddle. 

The links below give some  ideas of the range of Private/Bespoke/Tailor Made Courses that are available


Day trips

From gentle paddles in sheltered waters to longer crossings to the wealth of islands there is something for everyone.

The area around Seil is probably the best in the UK with something for every ability but we are happy to work throughout Scotland and further afield regularly visiting Mull, Skye the west coast and Shetland.


Travelling on the ocean on multi day trips with one or more overnight camps in wild and remote locations gives an experience never to be forgotten. We carry all the kit in the kayaks and I can supply everything that's required. 

Leadership and guiding. (aka how to paddle like a pro and never feel out of control!!)

Courses on leading which can be used as a top up or as preparations for SCA/BCU leadership and guiding awards or for those that paddle informally in groups including simple planning and practical on the water solutions for group control and risk management. 

Level 5 sea Kayak coach Kenny spends over 200 days a year sea kayaking with individuals and groups of all abilities predominantly in the tide races around Seil  with excellent conditions for the more advanced where tidal currents  meet ocean swell in locations such as Cuan sound, the Grey Dogs, the Sound of Luing and of course the Corrvreckan. And for those that don't want or need to tangle with strong currents there is a myriad of islands where the tactics and skills of leadership can be developed and honed.

Kens risk management and technical advise consultancy aspect of the business, together with his degree combining sports science, psychology and social factors alongside his management career in outdoor centres has provided him a great depth of knowledge in these areas. 


Contact Kenny for full details. 

Guiding and or Skill Development

   Check your level.


Tide Races and Overfalls
  From first steps to advanced techniques and tactics I have something for all.


Rescues and Incident Management
  How to avoid them and what to do should they happen. Paddle suits provided.


Rock Hopping and Close Quarters Maneuvering
  I have perhaps the best area ever for this. 


Practical Navigation
  Read the book? Done the course? Lets see how it works in practice.Simple effective tools to put into use.


Rolling Courses
  First time roller or have it nailed in the pool? I have the environment, techniques and tactics to help you develop a confident and reliable combat roll. 



School and Youth Groups

  Tailored to your requirements we are AALA registered.


Duke of Edinburgh Award

Sea kayak Scotland is an approved activity provider. (AAP)


Technical Advice and Staff Training

Kenny is a technical adviser for a number of organisations and outdoor centres in kayaking both sea and Inland, canoeing, mountain biking, climbing, mountaineering, gorge walking and ropes courses. 


Family Courses 
  Due to popular demand I now have a dedicated package. 


Winter courses

  Winter has many great days, follow the link to check or weather guarantee!


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Sea Kayak Scotland


Isle of Seil

Oban PA34 4RJ


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