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Packraft Foundation Paddler 
Enable your own Adventure         

2 Days - Core Skills        

The Tirio Packraft Foundation Paddler Course is designed to give you the knowledge and skill to get out there and undertake your own packrafting adventures.  Suitable for novice to intermediate level packrafters, this course will increase your knowledege of this amazing adventure sport.


The Course follows a full syllabus including 2 days of Core Skills. The course is accompanied by a comprehensive  manual and workbook, which serves as an excellent resource to help keep your skills and knowledge fresh after you leave. 

We have a wide range of Packrafting equipment available to try, what better way to see what works for you! You are also welcome to bring along your own equipment. 

Delivered by fully qualified and extremely acomplished paddlesports coaches, all of whom are experienced packrafters; you're certain to leave with the confidence and skills to undertake your own packraft adventures!


The course is run over 2 consecutive days See dates & booking.

Course Skills        

The course is jam packed with information and techniques!

Here's a few of the key elements the syllabus covers:


•  Raft Type, Set up and Repair. 

•  Clothing, Equipment selection and Safety Kit.

•  Paddling Fundamentals including:
   Open water paddling, Self and Paddler Rescue.

•  Risk Management and Group Paddling considerations.

•  Safety Considerations.

•  Open Water techniques including: Sailing, Wind issues and Safety.

"Lots of wonderful information
and ideas to take away..." 
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We recommend Water Skills Academy Non-Coach/ Recreational Membership for a fee of £30, this provides waterways licensing, personal liability insurance and access to further training and resources. 

More information here

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£210 2 Days *includes all equipment hire*
2022 Dates
July 1 - 2
July 15 - 16
Aug  5 - 6 
*All equipment included: Packrafts, paddles, buoyancy aids, paddle-suits, sails etc!*

You are welcome to bring along your own Packraft if you have one, we also have a wide range of Packrafts and equipment for you to try during our course.

"Brilliant to have such a range of equipment
to play with" 

Full and Half Coaching days also available.

Please enquire.

Want to do this with your own group?

Talk to us to arrange your course.

If you need a little further information before you book, simply get in touch here...

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"Beyond what I expected, thanks so much...I have taken away so many new skills..."