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Inland Open Water Safety Award




One day course

About the Course

This course is aimed at those wishing to paddle in a sheltered and moderate inland open water conditions. We aim to provide you with the necessary tools to be able to troubleshoot common paddling issues when in these environments so you can have confidence when paddling out.

This course lasts 6 hours and covers the following 7 modules:

Safety Frameworks

Clothing and Equipment

Providing assistance


Deep Water Rescues

Reflection and skills check lists.


28th Jan 2024

24th March 2024


We ask that you are able to paddle to a discovery or higher standard

Minimum age: 12

What to bring

 Refillable drinks bottle, lunch and snacks

Warm clothing

Waterproofs or dry suit

Water shoes or Trainers that can get wet


Spare change of clothes

Additional warm layers (hat, gloves ect)


Bewl Water, Wadhurst, UK

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