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The Bewl Team

Who We Are

A picture of our Manager Tom. He is stood in front of the Reservoir wearing, red shorts, a blue top, a bouyancy aid and sunglasses. The sun is shining.

Tank Philbey

Founder & CEO

Tom has been paddling and sailing since he was 4 years old. He has a real passion for being outdoors and getting others out and about too. 

He is a fully qualified Senior sailing instructor and Paddlesports Coach.


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Nigel Piper

Senior Coach

Nigel has been paddling for long time! 

He is a senior paddlesports coach and provider of many awards, too many to list. You will find him around with a cup of tea and his friendly attitude. Always happy and willing to help you may see him out on our instructed lessons or issuing hire equipment.

Our Senior Coach Nigel. HE is stood in front of the Reservoir. He is wearing a buoyancy aid. THe sun is shining.
Josh is stood in front of the Reservoir. The Sun is shining. Josh is wearing a Buoyancy aid, hat and glasses.

Josh Edwards

Coach in Training

Albeit we call him coaching in training, he is actually a level 3 Dragon Boat Coach however we have convinced him Canoeing and paddle boarding is just as much fun if not more. 

He is currently Training to be a British Canoeing Coach Award holder. 

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