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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.

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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 in Glenuig 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)