Anna & Tom Sibbald


07962 059251

Anna & Tom Sibbald


07962 059251

inspiration, adventures & learning



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Foundation  Safety & Rescue Training (FSRT)

This course is designed for all paddlers irrespective of craft. The objective is to teach simple and safe skills that can be applied appropriately across a variety of paddlesport craft including kayaks and canoes.  These skills will then form the basis of all safety and rescue training throughout the BCU scheme.

The course aims to provide the student with the key safety and rescue skills required to operate safely in a sheltered water environment and to be able to deal with common emergencies.



 Link to the: Syllabus

                        Course Notes




Course Dates 2017


11th August












White Water Safety & Rescue (WWSR)

The WWSR training course is designed for all paddlers operating in a moderate to advanced white water environment in either kayak or canoe. In addition, the training is required for those seeking their 4 Star Leader (white water or open canoe) award. The objective is to provide the underpinning knowledge and teach simple and safe practical skills that can be applied appropriately. By its nature, the course is very ‘hands on’ and should not usually contain much classroom work. Any theory should be short riverside sessions, the duration of which will be naturally limited.



 Link to the: Syllabus

                       Training Notes


Course Dates 2018


7th,8th June

14th,15th September













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