Event Details

When is it? – The 8th UK Storm Gathering will run from February 20 to 22, 2016 on Anglesey, Wales. The event will be held at Anglesey Outdoors.

What’s it all about? – The idea is to bring together like minded people wanting to develop their skills and to network with others looking to take their sea kayaking to the next level. There will be challenge, adventures and fun.

What follows it?BCU and ISKGA courses will run from February 23 till 28, 2016 on Anglesey, Wales and will also be based from Anglesey OutdoorsPlease contact us directly for course information and availability.

What’s on offer? – The intention is to run a number of practical workshops and journeys covering the following themes of Skill, Safety and Seamanship. Each day will begin with the option of Yoga For Paddlers. Evening sessions will include social events with presentations from guest speakers. A number of retailers and manufacturers have been invited to allow for Q & A opportunities and demo boats.

Who is it for? – Attendance is open to anyone with intermediate sea kayaking skills or above looking for fresh challenges. The ability to wrestle a walrus, paddle around a continent and eat seaguls is not necessary.

What will it cost? – There will be three ticket options:

£150: This provides admission to all event classes and social activities from Friday evening to Monday afternoon. It does not include accommodation, meals or t-shirt.

£120: This provides admission to all event activities from Friday evening till Sunday afternoon. It does not include accommodation, meals or symposium t-shirt.

£75: This allows admission to a single day class. It does not include accommodation, meals or symposium t-shirt.

When to book? – We will begin to take bookings from September 15, 2015 when the schedule has been finalised via Eventbrite or printed booking forms, as requested.

How to book? Follow the Step-By-Step registration process that can be found here.

Updates will appear on this website, via Twitter and the UK SGS Facebook Group.

Contact us if you have any questions, queries or want more information about the event.

All the best.

The UKSGS Team –  Mark Tozer & Helen Tozer-Wilson

Blog 9. Symposium 2010 - Phil Clegg. _MG_0969

Storm Paddler: Phil Clegg. Photographer: Phil Clegg Collection


8 Responses to Event Details

  1. Catriona woods says:

    Looking forward to it.

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  2. Monika Lloyd-Burton says:

    Shall attend if I am no longer in the tropics. Would be nice to meet some of my Norwegian and Finnish friends again!

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  3. Robert Montgomery says:

    I’m a committee member of Belfast Kayak Club – Northern Ireland biggest kayak club.
    Do you do group rates.
    I’ll book on anyway for the full symposium.


  4. Martin cook says:

    Friday to Monday.


  5. ECSKC the largest sea kayaking club in Ireland will be attending with 12/16 paddlers. All looking forward to the challenges.


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