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OPEN BRONZE KAYAK OR CANOE EXPEDITIONS WITH HARBOUR CHALLENGE

Harbour Challenge OEC Ltd. Is based at Hamworthy Park in Poole, Dorset. We are offering a three day training and practice expedition package in Poole Harbour, incorporating the rivers Piddle and Frome and a three day qualifying expedition package, which includes a day of refresher training, including paddling skills.

Participants must be at British Canoeing 1 Star level for entry to this expedition. If required, Harbour Challenge can offer the 1 Star course generally on dates to suit you and will offer a discount to DofE participants who also book a practice and / or qualifying expedition with us.

Pre-practice training includes:

Equipment, food and cooking Chart skills Compass work Practical navigation Packing Basic first aid Camp craft Emergency procedures

TRAINING AND PRACTICE: cost £165 for three days, to include use of expedition equipment including tents, cooking stoves and fuel for the stoves, kayaks or canoes, wetsuits, wind proofs and buoyancy aids. Rucksacks and compasses are available if required. Cost of campsites and food is extra.

Current available dates:

5 – 7 May 2018

FAMILIARISATION AND QUALIFYING EXPEDITION: cost £185 for three days, to include use of expedition equipment including tents, cooking stoves and fuel for the stoves, rucksacks and compasses, kayaks or canoes, wetsuits, wind proofs and buoyancy aids. Cost of campsites and food is extra.

Current available dates:

26 – 28 May 2018

24 – 26 October 2018

We need a minimum of four participants to run an expedition, so we take bookings for DofE on the basis that if we do not have sufficient numbers we will give you the option to change to an alternative date or we will provide you with a full refund.

For already established groups of four or more other dates may be arranged on request.

For further information on dates and prices please go to our website Click here

Or contact us at [email protected] or 01202 772436