Manuel Pastoriza Barreiro
Galiza 1967

Instructor, monitor and sea kayak guide with more than 18 years of experience teaching all levels, personalized attention is the most remarkable characteristic in all his courses.
Specialist in techniques used with all kind of paddles but with outstanding knowledge and skills with Greenland paddle.
Monitor Nacional de Piragüismo by the Real Federación Española de Piragüismo (RFEP).
Instructor and Tourism Nautical Guide by the Federación Galega de Piragüismo
Guide in the Parque Nacional Marítimo-Terrestre das Illas Atlánticas de Galicia
Currently “free-lance” instructor, he is teaching sea kayak technique in different countries and he is also a Greenland paddle crafter.
Sponsored by Fun-Run kayaks, he is testing their kayaks and helping with their improvement. He is co-designer of 5.1 and others.
Patrón de Pesca de Altura (High fishing)
Honorary member of Club Pagaia (Llançá)
Honorary member of Comité Galego de kaiak de mar (F.E.G.A.P.I).
He has been instructor in all Pagaia Symposiums.
He has been instructor in the 1st and 3rd Simposium Laguna de Venecia, in the Norsaq Games in Brittany, Jornadas de Menorca en Kayak, etc…

” I started canoeing at the age of 12 and my first sea kayak experience was in 1997. What I like more is paddling all the year, specially along the Galicia coast”.

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