Packraft Paddler Course
Enable your own Adventure
"First Class from beginning to end!..."
4 Days - Full Syllabus
"An absolutely brilliant Course, well delivered and packed with info relevant to Packrafting and progression..."
The Tirio Packraft Paddler Course is designed to give you the knowledge and skill to get out there and undertake your own packrafting adventures.
The Course follows a full syllabus of skills including 2 days of Core Skills, an Introduction to White Water Day and culminates with you planning and executing a full day Packrafting Journey on suitable water (at Grade 1(2)) all carried out under our expert supervision.
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 experienced paddlesports coaches; your certain to leave with the confidence and skills to undertake appropriate packraft adventures!
The course is run over 4 consecutive days See dates.
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.
• Moving Water Paddling including:
Breaking in and out of Flow, S and C Turns & Ferries.
• Hydrology, Water features and Hazards.
• Risk Management and Group Paddling considerations.
• Safety Considerations.
• Open Water techniques including: Sailing, Wind issues and Safety.
"Excellent standard of instruction...
massive learning curve in a safe supportive environment..."
We require all Course Attendees to have 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.
"Lots of wonderful information
and ideas to take away..."
Booking - 4 Days
Sep 17 - 20
Oct 22 - 25 *New Date Added!*
*We require all participants to have Water Skills Academy Non Coach/ Recreational Membership - Details here
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.
Cant make the full four days?
Why not check out our 2 Day
If you need a little further information before you book, simply get in touch here...
"Brilliant to have such a range of equipment
to play with"
Full and Half Coaching days also available.
Want to do this with your own group?
Talk to us to arrange your course.