"This is the Roll" DVD by Justine Curgenven - probably the best rolling DVD yet produced. €24.99, free postage in Ireland. Full info here
Super time with the Killiney dolphins recently!
Orlaith Doheny with jumping dolphin
12th April - New school boats for the weekend... a North Shore Atlantic LV, a Valley Aquanaut Club, a Wilderness Systems Tempest 170, a North Shore Aspect and a Wilderness Systems Tsunami 145. We're looking forward to trying them out.
Some second hand plastics will be coming available soon.
2nd April - A fantastic weekend. Out to and around Inishmurray on Saturday in glorious weather. Surfing in Strandhill on Sunday with wet heads all around. A brilliant meal from master chef Rory Redmond.
Welcome to Deep Blue Kayaking
- Sea kayaking courses for all levels from beginner, introductory level to advanced, mainly on the East Coast (Dublin area) of Ireland.
- A well-stocked shop with a full range of sea kayaks, paddles, gear and equipment.
- A repair service for fibreglass and plastic sea kayaks
Here's what's happening at the weekend...
Discover Sea Kayaking on Saturday from 10am-1pm and also on Sunday from 2-5pm
Discovery 3 session on Saturday from 2 - 5pm.
Dalkey Island Tour on Sunday from 10am - 2pm
We've added Improver sessions to the schedule. Have a look at the new, reduced cost, "Wave Catchers" sessions for Improvers.
Kayak demo session
We're having a demo session from our base in Dun Laoghaire on Saturday 1st of June from 2 - 5pm. Come and try a wide range of kayaks. New boats start from €850 for a fully equiped expedition kayak. Give us a call if there's something in particular you'd like to try.
Cheri and Turner are coming to Dublin
We're delighted to welcome well know Greenland rollers Cheri Perry and Turner Wilson to Dublin in June. They'll be running sessions on Greenland rolling and strokes on the 8th and 9th (already booked) and 10th & 11th (spaces available). Full info in our rolling section above.
Like to give something special? We offer vouchers for any amount. For example, a Discover Sea Kayaking session costs as little as €50. The person you're buying for can use it for either gear or courses. They'll really have something to look forward to.
It's easy. Call us with card details or use PayPal and we'll either email or post you the voucher.
Discover Sea Kayaking
- These sessions will get you started. We'll bring you out to visit historic Dalkey Island and to see the seals and birdlife. Full details here
Discovery Two & Three - If you've done the Discover Sea Kayaking and want to get your skills up to Introductory level, this is for you.
Full Introductory Course - The three Discovery sessions make up the Introductory Course. Pick whatever sessions suit you throughout the year.
Enjoy Sea Kayaking - If you've done the Introductory Course and want a nice relaxing paddle at a gentle pace, Enjoy Sea Kayaking is perfect.
- If you've paddled before or done the Introductory Course and want to improve your skills as quickly as you can, this is for you. Full details here
- Weekend expeditions to some of the amazing places of the Irish coast. Connemara, Cork/Kerry and Donegal, we've had some amazing trips. Full details here
Irish Canoe Union Skills Courses - We do a full range of ICU training courses from Level 3 to Level 5.
Vouchers are available for any amount. You can pay over the phone or by PayPal and we can post or email, whichever suits you best.
We'd like to help all you aspiring Adventure Racers out there. It's possible to lose a serious amount of time and blow a lot of energy even over the relatively short kayak section. We can help you paddle this part of the race efficiently and quickly.
On our Discover Sea Kayaking sessions, we never have more than 4 students per instructor so there's plenty of time for individual instruction and feedback. Just let us know your interest and we'll concentrate on developing your skills over the morning.