Sea Kayaking EventsThere are a number of upcoming events for sea kayakers, some local to the Solent and some further afield. Here’s a few details in case folks are interested.

Isle Of Wight Sea Kayak Symposium: 25th-27th August

Registration for this even opened yesterday. The registration pack is available from the Isle of Wight Sea Kayak Symposium website.

Liquid Logistics Open Day: 12th May

There are still a few places left for the sessions at this event, or pop down for the social side for free. I wrote up the full details in this article.

Kayak Essentials Symposium: 20th-22nd October

The Essential Sea Kayak Festival is organised by Kayak Essentials, Green Adventures and Oswestry Adventure Education. Based on the world-famous island of Anglesey, the event will offer an exciting range of coaching sessions, workshops, trips, tours and presentations – matched by lively evenings of entertainment. Details can be found on the Kayak Essentials Website.

Seapoint & SE Sea Symposium: 19th-20th May

On 19/20th May Seapoint Canoe Centre based in Seabrook, Hythe, (in the South East of England) will be hosting the first Seapoint and South East Sea Kayak Symposium at Folkestone. Jeff Allen will be along giving workshops in incident management. Other workshops include rolling sessions in a local school swimming pool. In the week following the symposium the centre will be running a Sea Kayaker Development week in association with Howard Jeffs; the week will include 3 star training and assessment and Coastal Navigation and 4 star training. On the weekend 26th-27th of May there will be an introduction to expedition sea kayaking. For more information see Seapoint’s website www.seapointcanoeandkayakcentre.co.uk.