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Coaches & Guides

We hold British Canoe Union qualifications for Sea Kayaking, having many decades of kayaking experience, and enjoy nothing better than sharing our knowledge and experience, whether you are a novice, just starting sea-kayaking, or experienced and want a guide or coach to take you out.

Steve Macfarlane

Steve has a wealth of experience kayaking all over the UK, on rivers, estuaries and the sea, as well as being a member of kayaking expeditions to diverse areas including Arctic Scandinavia and Pakistan. Now holding the BCU 5 Star Sea Leader Award with Moderate Water Sea Coaching Endorsement, and the new Britisn Canoeing Qualified Guide Award, Steve lives on the West Coast of Scotland, and enjoys leading & paddling with small groups in and around the islands, lochs, headlands and white sandy beaches of the Sound of Arisaig.

British Canoeing qualifications held:
Advanced Sea Kayak Leader (5*)
Sea Kayak Coach – Moderate water
British Canoeing qualified Guide

International Sea Kayak Guide (ISKGA) trained:
Incident Management
Sea Survival Skills
Advanced Skills
Advanced Planning
Advanced Leadership

Other qualifications:
VHF Licence holder
Food Hygiene Intermediate
WISE – Wildlife Safe Master
Remote Emergency Care – Expedition First Aid (level 4)