Ian Dovey

Head Coach: Ian (Dovey)

Ian has worked in the South West of England, South and North Wales in outdoor education centres and has freelanced in most of the UK and abroad.

His passion for the outdoors is contagious and he has picked up a vast array of qualifications along the way, including Mountain Instructor Award (MIA), LCLA L1, MIAS L3, RYA SI, RYA PI,

Ian has White Water paddled and worked extensively all over the UK and in Europe including the French Alps, Pyrenees, Corsica, Italy, Norway, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Slovenia.


To show the outdoors for its true beauty. To empower individuals and groups to be self reliant.


We are fully Qualified British Canoeing Leaders and Coaches.

Where We Operate 

White Water
Our main White Water season runs from October to March.

The White Water rivers in Devon are the best in England, and rival their equivalents in Scotland and Wales. Devon options include various sections of the Rivers Dart, Erme, Teign, East Lyn, Plym, Walkham, Tavy, Barle, Exe.

South and North Wales also offer a plethora of exciting options for courses.

Devon has two coastlines and numerous amazing Estuaries giving us endless options for sea and surf kayaking in all conditions. We also operate in Cornwall.

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