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We are happy to announce our new and extend range of Kayak Courses for 2024.

We are continuing to developing our range of Kayak courses so in the meantime please keep an eye on this page as we will be updating it regularly.

email  us to register you interest and we will keep you informed.
Adult Sit-on Kayak Introduction

Adult Kayak Introduction

This course serves as a basic introduction to Sit-on Kayaking, with a key focus on safety and enjoyment.

The course is given by fully qualified adult instructors in the safe and scenic waters in Renville.



By the end of this course the participant should have learnt:

  • Basic safety rules of kayaking.

  • Fundamental paddle strokes

  • Basic kayak handling skills 

  • Control a kayak safely in calm conditions.

  • Progress to Sit-in Kayak

Previous knowledge or experience

No prior experience or knowledge is required



Buoyancy aids are provided by GBSC. Wetsuits are available but if sailors have their own wetsuits and boots, that is preferable for their comfort.


Various formats from evenings, weekends morning or weekend evenings.


Galway Bay Sailing Club, Renville, Oranmore, H91 W678

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