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 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.  

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.

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The Packraft Paddler

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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.





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

Packraft Paddler course_ Kit. Tirio
£400 4 Days *includes all equipment hire*
2021 Dates 
September 23 - 26
*All equipment included: Packrafts, paddles, buoyancy aids, drysuits, sails etc!*

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

Full and Half Coaching days also available.

Please enquire.

Want to do this with your own group?

Talk to us to arrange your course.


You can pay by  Bank Transfer or if you wish to pay by card, let us know and we'll send you all the details.

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