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2019 2 day Symposium - Saturday 22 June to Sunday 23 June 2019

Karitek are delighted to announce the 2019 Mid West Sea Kayak Symposium: a symposium with a difference! In a fantastic setting on the Argyll coast, our symposium has a real focus on providing quality coaching sessions in the right conditions for learning. With one coach to every six participants and a maximum of 40 participants, you'll have a much more personal experience than at other symposiums. Our aim is for you to thoroughly enjoy the weekend and to come away with a new or much improved set of skills.

Following a successful 2018 event, the Mid West Sea Kayak Symposium will be held again at Tayvallich, Argyll, Scotland from Saturday 22 June to Sunday 23 June 2019. Registration is held on Friday afternoon/early evening 21 June. To help the weekend event go with a swing, the Symposium also features a ceilidh dance on Saturday night. 

Symposium places are strictly limited and must be pre-booked.

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2019 Programme

With a wide choice of practical sea kayak sessions over the 2 days for novices and improvers, this is the chance to improve your paddling technique or tackle a new aspect of boat handling. Sessions this year include helping you to prepare for kayaking trips - pre-trip planning, boat trim and packing and wild camping - as well as your favourite on-the-water skills sessions.   

With expert input from our coaches, you'll increase your skill level and confidence. After proving successful over previous years, participants can choose their preferred courses at time of booking and we'll do our utmost to meet your wishes.

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Book early for a bonus day paddle

Head coach Colin McWilliams will lead a bonus group day paddle in the Tayvallich area on Friday 21 June. As the trip is limited to 10 participants on a first come, first served basis, you'll need to get your skates on and book early!

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Optional overnight camping trip

After the Symposium, Colin McWilliams will lead a two day paddling trip with overnight wild camping on 24-25 June 2019.

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Book your place now!

Reserve your 2019 Symposium place now - go to How to Book> booking required

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