• Sea Kayaking in Cornwall

    West Cornwall is one of the UKs most sublime locations for sea kayaking. Join us for courses, coaching, expeditions, and outdoor adventure training.

Welcome to Paddlecrest Coaching

Outdoor Adventure training in West Cornwall

Specialising in Sea and Surf Kayaking, we also offer expeditions, training and leadership, indoor wall climbing  and personal navigation awards.

Based in the stunning west of Cornwall, and with decades of experience, we are well placed to deliver coaching and guiding to groups, clubs, and individuals looking for a one-to-one experience. We offer a wide range of courses, including British Canoeing training and awards. Do please have a look around the site, and feel free to contact us to discuss your needs.

Our Courses

A selection of our courses. Click 'explore further' to see the full range.

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Discover Sea Kayaking

Discover the joy of Sea Kayaking along the Cornish Coast.

Take a day to explore West Cornwall by Sea Kayak with Paddlecrest Coaching. Enjoy a wonderful water experience, with all kayaks & safety equipment provided. Bring along a packed lunch and a change of clothes or a wetsuit. No previous experience required but a sense of adventure is useful! Tariff…

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Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Learn basic skills, planning and journeying.

If you have completed our Discover Day or just fancy getting into a fantastic new…

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Rocks, Rescues, and Gullies

Two days of sea kayaking safety and rescue techniques

A two day course looking at using the CLAP protocol, reacting to situations, applying rescue…

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British Canoeing

Personal Performance, Leadership, and Coaching Awards

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Safety and Rescue

Learn key safety and rescue skills, and coastal navigation and tidal planning.

Foundation Safety and Rescue Training This is the core safety course for all paddlers, that…

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Personal Performance Awards

For paddlers wanting to gain recognition of their learning and development.

Start your journey with the Paddle Awards PaddleStart PaddleDiscover PaddleExplore We can offer all of…

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The Leadership Awards

Training and assessment for Sea Kayak Leader and Advanced Sea Kayak Leader

British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Training This course delivers the personal skill level and leadership ability required to lead a group of paddlers, on short, single or multi-day journeys in a moderate tidal water environment with winds not exceeding Beaufort Force 4. We can deliver…

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