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About The Kayak Coach
The Kayak Coach specialises in running kayaking and canoeing courses and experiences, from certificated courses to birthday, stag and hen celebrations. We also run guided river trips in Sussex, Surrey and Kent. From our base in Steyning we also rent kayaks, canoes and paddleboards for as little as 1 hour.
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

We booked a whole day's tuition knowing nothing about canoes and had a fantastic time coming away having learned enough skills to be confident and safe on the water. Adrian always seemed to know just the right way to coach us individually to understand what...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank John M
TheKayakCoach, Owner at The Kayak Coach, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2019

Many thanks for the review John. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your time on the water, It was a pleasure spending the day with you both. Please keep in touch.

Reviewed July 21, 2019

took my teenage grandsons on the kayak trip out from Lewes. Great experience. good atmosphere in the group that went. We were lucky enough to see a seal "playing with his fish elevenses", upstream from Lewes. Just magical. A morning well spent. thanks BebeAQ

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

What an amazing afternoon I spent out on the water with the Kayak Coach! He was so very patient, friendly and his skills and knowledge were very apparent (the double twist jump to change direction on the board was like something out of The Matrix!)....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Katie S
Reviewed May 19, 2019

This was my first kayaking experience.. I enjoyed the whole experience. Adrian made myself and the other participants very welcome and at ease. He explained everything very clealy made sure we felt safe.. The trip was beautiful, very peaceful and serene.. A great way to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

We have had a fantastic morning on the river. Adrian was very friendly, patient and incredibly knowledgeable. We learnt so much in our two hours and had gained so much confidence by the end of the session. We now can’t wait to get back on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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TheKayakCoach, Owner at The Kayak Coach, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

I’m so pleased you had such a good time, it was lovely to meet you both and introduce you to our watery world! Thank you for your lovely review, I look forward to seeing you both on the water again soon.

Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

I booked Adrian to help me brush up on my kayaking skills, before I undertake a Kay expedition I’ve signed up for. Adrian is a first class coach both with regard to his knowledge and kayaking skills but also his communication abilities. I felt 100%...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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TheKayakCoach, Owner at The Kayak Coach, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2019

Many thanks for your lovely review. Have a great and safe adventure, please let me know how it goes.

Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

A few of us got together and had a very pleasant day out canoeing from Lewes. The Kayak coach give us a safe fun and relaxed few hours helped by the tide. Would recommend to all even with moderate fitness and strength.

Date of experience: March 2019
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TheKayakCoach, Owner at The Kayak Coach, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Many thanks for your kind words, I’m really pleased you had such a good trip out with us. Hopefully see you all again soon, Adrian

Reviewed March 25, 2019

Thank you for a great time on Saturday afternoon, the group had a great time. You made us feel very relaxed and took time to make sure we were all comfortable in our kayaks. Communication has been great and we would recommend you without hesitation!

Date of experience: March 2019
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TheKayakCoach, Owner at The Kayak Coach, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thanks so much for your lovely review. I’m so pleased you had a good time on the water. I hope to see you on the water again soon, Adrian

Reviewed December 5, 2018

My son attended a BCU 2 star course with Stephen recently. My son is quite shy but Stephen really made the effort to include him and boost his confidence. He had a great 2 days and passed the course. Thank you Stephen. Also I cannot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheKayakCoach, Owner at The Kayak Coach, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

It’s all been an absolute pleasure, lovely to have met you both. Don’t hesitate to get back in touch if we can be of any help in the future, and please let us know how the GCSE’s go!!

Reviewed November 11, 2018

Wanted to do kayaking for some time and The Kayak coach seem to be the go-to choice for the sussex area. We booked the river Cuckmere trip. Adrian (The kayak coach) is a fantastic guide/coach/all round good guy. We were guided up the river Cuckmere...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TheKayakCoach, Owner at The Kayak Coach, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Many thanks for the lovely review. I’m really pleased you enjoyed your time on the water with us. Please don’t hesitate to get back in touch if I can do anything to help in the future.

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Hi Andrew, Many thanks for getting in touch. Yes that’s absolutely something we can do for you. I’d suggest a two hour private coaching session, we can look at some rolling techniques and break that up by tweeting any bad... More
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