British Canoeing 2 Star Award

Once you've passed your BC 1 Star Award you're ready for the next step. This award is ideal for paddlers who are confident in both a canoe and kayak on flat water as you'll need to be comfortable demonstrating skills in both disciplines. An understanding of how the paddle, boat and water interact is also required.

Prerequisites

  • You need to be able to swim 25 metres whilst wearing a buoyancy aid
  • You're required to have experience of paddling two different crafts (e.g. surf kayak, solo/tandem open canoe, slalom boat, or sea kayak)
  • You'll also need experience of paddling in two different locations (e.g. canal, river, or sea)
  • Evidence of competing in two paddlesport competitions (e.g. club level event, slalom or freestyle) OR completing two journeys of approximately two hours in length

What's included?

  • Professional coaching on and off the water
  • Mentoring and advice on development within paddlesport
  • All equipment but you’re welcome to bring your own
  • Lee Valley White Water Centre membership

What's not included?

  • Personal third party liability insurance
  • Food and beverages
  • BC certificate fees: £7.00 non members and £6.00 members
  • BC membership

Ratio 1:10

This is a one day course which will run 09:00 - 17:00.

To discuss dates and availability or if you're looking to make a group booking for a specific date please contact us on 03000 030 616 to discuss alternative options.