Come to British Sea Kayaks for expert sea kayak coaching, top-quality kayaks and kit. All around the West Country coasts and beyond…

I’m Rick Cooper and I’ll do everything possible to make sure you have a great experience with us.

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Rick’s mission is to help fellow sea kayakers build and develop their skills, confidence and above all, good seamanship. Every session is bespoke and tailored to your requirements. He has adopted a contemporary coaching philosophy that puts you at the heart of the learning process – a method that is encouraged and endorsed by our national governing body (British Canoeing). He is a Level 3 Sea Kayak Coach (Advanced Water) and is accredited to assess BC Personal Performance Awards to the highest level.

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Home is the glorious and historic port of Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City. This amazing and largely undiscovered area offers a wide range of venues and conditions to suit all levels of learning and improving. For even more advanced and challenging conditions we often venture further afield. Of course, you can also join Rick at events in the UK, Europe or the USA. Get in contact now and sign up for some coaching to prepare yourself for your next adventure.

You will be in safe hands and assured of a contemporary attitude to coaching. Get in touch to discuss your ambitions and we’ll work together to help you achieve those goals.


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As the official dealer for the full range of Nigel Dennis Kayaks, you can count on Rick to provide you with:

  • friendly, helpful and honest advice
  • expert knowledge
  • an unrivalled demo experience
  • straightforward ordering

The Sea Kayaking UK range includes many proven and respected models including the world-famous Romany Classic and Romany Surf. Every kayak in the range is made in Britain.

I think that buying a sea kayak should be a fun, happy thing to do, right from the start. So here’s the thing – I will only sell you a kayak that I am sure is right for you. If it isn’t, I’ll recommend another brand. That’s a promise!