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The Bewl Team

Who We Are


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.


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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