Christopher Lockyer


Hilden, Canada

ISKGA status: Registered Guide

Since: 06-09-2013

Christopher the driving force behind the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium and the founder of the Atlantic Paddle Symposium. He has been paddling since the early nineties in locations as far away as the UK, New Zealand, Iceland, Norway as well as countless places in North America. A graduate of Acadia University with a degree in Recreation Management, Chris is currently the owner of Committed to the Core Sea Kayak Sea Kayak Coaching. His passion is getting people out onto the sea and using the conditions and natural environment for them to reach there potential and personal goals. He is a aspirant Level 5 British Canoe Union Coach and Paddle Canada Level 4 Instructor and an Instructor Trainer. Sponsors: P&H Pro sea kayak team member, Kokatat Watersports regional representative and Lendal paddles. He works as a GIS tech as a day job.

Committed 2 the core was created in 2003 by Christopher Lockyer. We wanted to focus on skill development and also on coach development in the Atlantic Canadian provinces. Christopher has been the driving force behind the company but is happy to have several very keen and expediences other coaches to help run program.


module date trainer assessor tick NGB qualification Document
Advanced guide observation
Advanced Skills  tick BCU 5* Assessed
Advanced Planning  tick OWNTP
Advanced Leadership  tick BCU 5* Assessed
Coastal guide observation
Coastal Skills tick BCU 4* Assessed
Coastal Planning  tick CNTP
Coastal Leadership  tick BCU 4* Assessed
Generic Modules
Incident Management
Sea Survival
VHF license  tick YES
Food Hygiene
Coaching  tick BCU Aspirant Level 5 Coach
First aid  {first aid expires}  tick Wilderness First Responder Wilderness Medical Associates
Expedition Skills