These were the instructors of the 2017 edition

Agnes Penisson

With the motto “Happiness is on the water,” the pleasure of following the water in his movements, to dilute in the marine or coastal nature is every time more intense and resourceful … and I love sharing it.

Anna Moreno

Anna started kayaking on 2003 and she got very soon hooked on it and on the contact with nature. She loves paddling close home, in the Costa Brava…..

Ashley Williams

I started kayaking when I moved to Norway in 2010. I found myself working in a camp school where kayaking and canoeing were lead activities so I soon became introduced to the water.

Bernhard Hillejan

Bernhard Hillejan, started Sea Kayaking in 1991. Later he achieved all the group leading, coaching, and assessing qualifications of the Salzwasser Union,the German Sea Kayaking Federation.

Eila Wilkinson

I started sea kayaking in 2008 and completed my first solo circumnavigation of Anglesey the same year in 14.40 hours. After this trip Nigel suggested I circumnavigate Ireland

Elke Grunwald

Elke Grunwald, a primary school teacher, is now paddling for more than 20 years. She started with a folding boat on the rivers around her hometown Bremen and later she was guiding tours with her family and friends in Germany, Poland, Denmark and Sweden.

Eva Lotta Backman

Eva-Lotta is a recognized BCU 5 star paddler from Finland. She has also obtained coach level 3 (BCC/UKCC).

Jean Marc Terrade

An expert in coasts and coastal management, nature guide, specialist in nature and outdoor sports education and particularly in water sports.

Jerome Leray

I started sea kayaking 14 years ago and soon become a nice passion.

Jim Kraviecki

Jim Krawiecki started paddling in any old kayak that he could muster during his school holidays. Having endured the pleasures and pain of a musical career he returned to kayaking for further enrichment.

Hugues Termeau

My name is Hugues Termeau, I am 48 years old and I started kayaking with the club when I was 14.

Joan Ramon Pros

Sportsman and passionate of the sea, in 1978 he got his first kayak with which he “discover “ the Costa Brava and the incredible navigation qualities of this small boat.

José Bello

José is BCU 5 Star Sea Kayak Leader and Sea Kayak Guide by RFEP. During his long career as a paddler has navigated in different countries….

Kai Urban

Kayaking is my perfect way of traveling along beautiful coastlines.

Kate Duffus

Kate is one of only five women to achieve the BCU level 5 sea kayak coach award.

Kevin Mansell

My dad bought me my first kayak in 1969 and I launched it at St Brelades Bay, Jersey, which is only a mile from where I now live and paddle.

Manolo Pastoriza

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

Marc Martin

Marc Martin began sea kayaking in 2001 when his friend David came into the library of the Faculty of Computer Sciences, banged his hand on the table and said, “There, look what I’ve bought. I have a Kayak”.

Mark Vogel

At seakayaking I like the variety of holiday tours, playing in Rough
Water and rock hopping or the discovery of movement contexts in
paddling technique and rolling training.

Nicky Mansell

I first kayaked at school in the 70’s but really got involved in the sport when I worked in the Lake District and then when I moved to Jersey in 1982.

Nigel Dennis

Nigel Dennis began sea kayaking at the age of 23, and within three years had completed the first circumnavigation of Britain, with fellow kayaker Paul Caffyn…

Pau Calero

I learned swimming at the sea in Port de la Selva as a kid, I became a sea lover as a boy and one day I jumped on a Sit on Top…Uuuuuauuuuu! That was amazing!!! I couldn’t stop paddling till nowadays…

Phil Hadley

In his own words “I LOVE PADDLING!”

Phil is passionate about coaching people how to paddle any boat – canoe, kayak, sea kayak, paddleboard, even coracles!

Rai Puig

Working the last 9 years as sea kayak instructor with different companies and schools in Costa Brava, Costa Daurada, Balearic Islands or even Patagonia and Greenland.

Rick Cooper

I live near Plymouth – Britain’s Ocean City. It’s a great place to paddle – the wild coasts offer challenging conditions with big swells and rocky cliffs

Roger Rovira

Roger Rovira, 39 years old. I’m a trips, nature and adventure photographer and I share this activity with guiding sea kayak trips for the company KayakingCostaBrava during some months a year

Stephen Miles

I have lived all of my life on Holy island off the west coast of Anglesey, North Wales, with its dramatic coast and fast flowing tidal streams the backdrop to my misadventures while growing up.

Toni Albert

Born in 1965. Since very young linked to the sea and nautical activities. After nautical studies he had the certifications of Yatch Captain, Cabotage Major Patron and Cruise Coach.

Véronique Olivier

My name is Véronique, I am nearly 60 years old and I live in Bretagne with Guy, my companion.