IBEX training courses

Based out of our club house on the harbour side at Brixham, we offer training courses for beginners, intermediates and young people.

We provide you with the equipment and expert tuition you need to safely take part in this fun outdoor activity.

  • Kayaks, buoyancy aids, spray decks and paddles provided.
  • BCU qualified coaches
  • Based from our Brixham harbourside location
  • Small groups so booking essential.

2017 courses start in May and will be held on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday evenings, Wednesday mornings and Saturday morning for the Youth Group.


Beginners course

Four weekly sessions based on the BCU One star Award for anyone over the age of 11 who can swim over 50 metres and wants to have a go at kayaking.

The first 2 weeks of training will be held at Brixham swimming pool so that you can learn the fundamentals of Kayaking in the warm water. Sessions are 8:30 – 9:30 pm

You will then move outdoors onto the sea based from the IBEX club hut next door to the Lifeboat station Brixham harbour side. The outdoor sessions start at 7.00 pm and finish about 9.00 pm.

Buoyancy aids, spray decks, kayaks and paddles are provided.

Cost £45 + annual membership

Improvers Sea courses

Six weekly sessions starting in June based on the BCU Two Star Award

for anyone over the age of 11 who has completed the One Star Award or equivalent.

They start at 7.00 pm finish at 9.00 pm and are at the Ibex hut next to the Lifeboat station in Brixham.

Buoyancy aids, spray decks, kayaks and paddles are provided.

Cost £45 + annual membership


Mornings Beginners course

Four weekly sessions based on the BCU One star Award for anyone over the age of 11 who can swim over 50 metres and wants to have a go at kayaking.

You will be based from the IBEX club hut next door to the Lifeboat station Brixham harbour side. These outdoor sessions start at 9.00 am and finish about 12.00 pm.

Buoyancy aids, spray decks, kayaks and paddles are provided.

Cost £30 + annual membership


Youth group

Starting on May 13th and running until October, the youth group takes place each Saturday morning from 9.30 -12.00 noon and is for all young people aged 12-17 years who can swim over 50 metres and are looking for an exciting activity to join in with.

Buoyancy aids, spray decks, kayaks and paddles are provided

£5 weekly charge + annual youth membership.


Drop in sessions – Tuesday evening

For Ibex Members who want to practice or improve: Open Boating, Sea Kayak or General Purpose. Brush up your 2* or train towards 3*. This is your chance to tailor your training to suit you.

Drop in sessions – Wednesday morning

Drop in sessions – Winter Saturday mornings

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