Event Schedule

Following is the schedule for the 8th UK Storm Gathering Symposium, taking place from February 20 to 22, 2015 on Anglesey.

Please review the schedule from time to time as more details are added.

The UK SGS Team reserves the right to alter the schedule as appropriate and within reason depending on the prevailing weather, marine forecast and other circumstances.


Friday

18.00 Evening Meal For Residents (Anglesey Outdoors)

19.00 Event Registration


Saturday

07.30 – 08.30 Breakfast for Residents (Anglesey Outdoors)

09.00 Morning Gathering and Announcements (Anglesey Outdoors)

09.30 Sessions Begin

All Levels

Safety: Sea Survival With Jeff Allan.

Master Class: Sea Kayak Sailing with Geth Roberts.

Level 1 – 2

Skills: Storm Paddling Fundamentals.

Safety: Leadership & Incident Management For Coastal Kayakers.

Seamanship: Sea Kayak Journey (Practical Navigation).

Level 2 – 3

Skills: Moderate Water Boat Handling Skills.

Skills: Intermediate Moving Water

Skills. Safety: Leadership & Incident Management For Open Water Kayakers.

Seamanship: Sea Kayak Journey (Rock Gardening).

Level 3

Master Class: Rough Water Boat Handling.

16.30 Sessions End

18.00 – 19.00 Evening Meal For Residents (Anglesey Outdoors)

20.00 Evening Entertainment – The Weather Report with Jim and Steve


Sunday

07.30 – 08.30 Breakfast for Residents (Anglesey Outdoors)

09.00 Morning Gathering and Announcements (Anglesey Outdoors)

09.30 Sessions Begin

All Levels                                                                                                           

Master Class: Greenland Techniques and Traditions.

Master Class: Sea Kayak Sailing with Geth Roberts.

Level 1 – 2       

Skills: Essential Moving Water Skills.

Safety: Leadership & Incident Management For Coastal Kayakers.

Seamanship: Sea Kayak Journey (Practical Navigation).

Level 2 – 3     

Skills: Intermediate Tide Race Skills

Skills: Moderate Water Boat Handling.

Safety: Leadership & Incident Management For Open Water Kayakers.

Seamanship: Sea Kayak Journey (Rock Gardening).

Level 3

Master Class: Rough Water Boat Handling.

16.30 Sessions End

18.00 – 19.00 Evening Meal For Residents (Anglesey Outdoors)

19.30 Evening Presentation  – Expeditions Around The Emerald Isle.


Monday

7.30 – 08.30 Breakfast for Residents (Anglesey Outdoors)

09.00 Morning Gathering and Announcements (Anglesey Outdoors)

09.30 Sessions Begin

All Levels     

Skills: Fun, Balance, Games.                                     

Safety: Crash and Bash – Boat Care and Repair.

BCU: 3 Star Sea Assessment.                                                                        

Level 1 – 2

Skills: Surf Zone Foundations.                        

Safety: Leadership & Incident Management For Coastal Kayakers.

Seamanship: Sea Kayak Journey (Practical Navigation).              

Level 2 – 3                                                                                                                    

Skills: Moderate Water Boat Handling.

Skills: Intermediate Tide Race Skills

Safety: Leadership & Incident Management For Open Water Kayakers.

Seamanship: Sea Kayak Journey (Rock Gardening).

Level 3

Master Class: Rough Water Boat Handling.

16.30 Sessions End / Groups Depart


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.

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

The UK SGS Team – Mark Tozer & Helen Tozer-Wilson

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Approaching Penrhyn Mawr, Anglesey. Photographer: Olly Sanders

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