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Refine and improve the finer points of your paddling skills on this advanced sea kayaking weekend. With a focus on finding fast moving water on which to test your skills, potential paddling challenges include tidal races, overfalls whirlpools and standing waves. 

Location options include the Swellies, North and South Stack, Rhoscolyn Sound & Beacon and Penryhn Mawr, depending upon the weather conditions and overall standard of the group. It is essential you are at the standard to ensure everybody really gets the most out of this weekend.




Plas Menai fully supports the government guidelines on the current Covid-19 situation. Following Government advice, we have everything in place to operate safely and follow these guidelines.

  • Pre book your adventure online. Booking in advance is essential. We cannot accommodate walk in bookings.
  • A booking confirmation will be sent out to your email address including all information you will need before arriving at the centre.
  • Waivers are online only; a link will be included in your email confirmation for you to complete on your own computer or phone. If we do not receive a completed waiver from you and additional participants, we cannot take you on your activity.
  • Arrive 10 mins before your adventure start time and wait in your vehicle where your instructor will meet you.
  • If you have your own wetsuits it is preferable to bring them, if not, our instructors will allocate your wetsuit, buoyancy aid and helmet that will have all been cleaned within manufacturer guidelines.

During this time, we have had to adapt areas of our service to ensure staff and customers are kept safe. Find out how we are reopening safely here.


The Next Steps: Why not challenge yourself on one of our expeditions, under the guidance of our experienced kayak instructors.

Recommended Reading

Rough Water Handling - Doug Cooper

We do not currently stock this publication. However it is available to purchase directly from Pesda Press and other outlets 

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Course Information

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 0915-1700

Minimum Standard: You must be able to handle a sea kayak in moderate to rough conditions and be able to roll 

Minimum Age: 16 yrs. 

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