Symposium Coaches update

We’re delighted to announce that our great lineup of  symposium coaches of Kim Bull, Kate Duffus, Pat Murray, Bonnie Perry, Mike McClure, Catriona Nicol and Angus Nicol are going to be joined by Andrew Barras and Matt Haydock! Happy days.

Don’t forget – If you want to be added to the waiting list, email

Symposium now open for applications!

That’s right, we’re now officially open for applications. see the symposium page for details

Tiderace kayaks available to try in Shetland

Roddy McDowell of Kayak Bute is paddling this year at the symposium.  As the Scottish Tiderace dealer he’s offering to bring up Tiderace Xcites, Xplores, Xtras, Xcapes and the plastic Vortex up with him! Check out Kayak Bute for details of these lovely boats!

Symposium – places now capped.

Last few places being held for local paddlers, waiting list now in operation. Email if you want name added to list.

2014 Symposium - additional information added to booking form pages and a heads up!

We’ve just added some bits to the page, just to clarify a few points we’ve been asked about. If you’re thinking of coming there’s still plenty of spaces just don’t leave it too long.

The heads up – we’re tidying up the programme and it’ll be out soon. All you 1* to 3* paddlers out there [...]

2014 Shetland Sea Kayak Symposium Booking forms now available

That’s the forms available for next year’s symposium! The prices have ended up higher than previously, though there’s a discount on the symposium fee (not accommodation/meals/ foxed costs) . If you’re currently a club member remember to check out the forum for additional special offer.

Paddle Orkney

Just had an email from Nick in Orkney, still time to book for anyone that’s interested.

It’s a similar set up to our very own symposium and tries to have something for every level of paddler. There’s very few ways to boost your paddling skills to match the experience you gain in this sort of weekend, [...]

Date set – 11th to 14th July 2014 – Shetland Sea Kayak Symposium 2014

Keep up to date with what’s going on with the next Symposium by visiting our facebook page Shetland Sea Kayak Symposium 2014 or you can of course speak directly to any of the organising committee for 2014 – Chris, Wendy,Vaila and Iain! Further details to follow…

Voxter: The post-Shetsymp2012 weekend!

Voxter forms available here!
Friday, 3 August 2012 at 18:00 until Monday, 6 August 2012 at 09:00

The Shetland Canoe Club weekend of informal trips and outings for all of it’s members and any visitors to the Isles. It’s very relaxed and informal, a chance to explore with the club. Previous years have seen [...]

Shetland Sea Kayak Symposium 2012

Symposium booking form 2012 now available here!

(just click on the text above)

Planning for this, our Seventh Symposium, is well under-way and it’s time to get those application forms filled out and back to us.

Doors open for registration at Bridge End on the morning of Friday 27th July -  there’s nothing [...]