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Cost £210.00

  • 3 day course (2 days training and 1 day assessment,)
  • Must perform skills in both kayak and canoe
  • 1 day will be at another venue
  • Price per person

The BCU 2 Star is an improvement award that is designed to help paddlers develop fundamental skills on flat water. The idea of the course is to gain further skills and understand the relationship between the water, paddle and boat.

Course content:

  • Effective forward paddling
  • Steering
  • Manoeuvring in a confined space
  • Moving sideways
  • Preventing a capsize
  • Turning
  • Rescue skills


  • 12 years of age
  • Have BCU 1 star or can paddle to the level of 1 star

What to bring

  • Pack lunch
  • Weather appropriate clothing and footwear
  • Note pad and pen

Where to go?

Venue to be confirmed, usually Wimbledon Park on the River Thames

For more details email