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Bespoke Trips and Guiding

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Darren Joy a British Canoeing Level 5 Inland coach has paddled for many years as a professional river guide and coach.

We offer specific coaching and expertise in the following areas within paddled sports:

  • White water kayaking and canoeing Trips
  • Guiding in Europe and further destinations
  • White water leadership training on your expedition
  • Expedition training

If you would like your own course or expedition taylor made for you then please contact us today.


Brexit transition

All European paddling courses in 2021 maybe subject to change or cancellation due to the ongoing brexit trade negotiations. Currently with no deal being signed, we are unsure about what permission may be needed or the format of working in Europe. As soon as this matter is resolved we will update this page. Please not all deposits will be refunded if work in Europe is not allowed, please contact us for further information.

Current Courses


BC Advanced white water safety (2023-11-27 /£230)

BC Advanced white water safety (2023-12-02 /£230)

BC Advanced white water safety (2023-12-11 /£230)

BC white water safety (2023-11-25 /£200)

Coach Education

BC Core coach training (2024-03-09 /£230)

Personal Development

Intro river skills kayak (2023-12-02 /£200)


BC advanced white water kayak leader assessment (2023-12-13 /£250)

BC advanced white water kayak leader training (2023-12-14 /£230)

Paddlesport Touring Leader Award Assessment (2024-01-28 /£230)

White Water Kayak Leader Development Week (2023-12-11 /£450)