Lakes Outdoor Training 07

 

Roger has been working in the outdoors for the last 30 years.  He is an MIC, RYA Senior Instructor, BCU level 4 coach (canoe & kayak), level 3 (surf & sea) and a REC first aid trainer.  Roger is course director for our SPA and summer ML courses and delivers our first aid training.  Roger has climbed & paddled throughout the world including the Himalaya, USA, New Zealand, Africa & Europe.  Climbing, mountaineering and river running are his passions and he has even found time recently to complete all of the Scottish Munros.

 

 

Chris has over 30 years’ experience of teaching in the outdoors. He is an MIC, BCU Level 3 coach (inland & sea) and RYA Dinghy Instructor. He has over 20 years’ experience delivering ML courses.  Chris has climbed, paddled and walked throughout Britain, Europe and beyond. Personal high lights have included kayaking down the Grand Canyon and mountaineering in Nepal.

 

 

Garry has been working in the outdoors for the past 15 years.  He is an RYA Dinghy Coach Assessor/Senior Instructor, BCU level 4 coach (inland) and a RYA powerboat and windsurfing instructor.  Garry is our RYA principal and also delivers our Dinghy Instructor and powerboat courses.  He also delivers our Advanced Instructor courses and in addition is an RYA centre inspector.  Garry is an active and accomplished dinghy racer, currently competing in his 49er.

 

 

 

Annie has been heavily involved in outdoor education for many years.  She is an RYA Dinghy Coach Assessor/Senior Instructor, BCU level 3 coach (inland, sea and canoe) and a RYA powerboat and windsurfing instructor.  Annie delivers our Dinghy Instructor courses and in addition is an RYA centre inspector.  She is an active and enthusiastic sailor, and has recently become involved in racing.

 

 

Ian has been working in the outdoors for the last 16 years.  He is an MIA, BCU level 4 canoe coach, RYA dinghy SI and RYA powerboat instructor.  Ian delivers our powerboat courses.  He is a very keen climber, open boater and big boat sailor.

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