Richard Uren

Richard Uren

ISKGA Status : Registered Guide 

Location: Cornwall, England

Owner of Paddlecrest Coaching and Outdoor Adventure Lecturer at Truro College, based in West Cornwall.

Paddlecrest Coaching is operated by Richard Uren, a Level 5 Sea Coach, based in Penzance, Cornwall. He can offer personal and individualized courses to meet your needs in all aspects of sea kayaking skills, training or guiding. 1:1 coaching a specialty. Richard was born and raised in West Cornwall and has a strong knowledge of the local area and culture.



module date trainer assessor tick NGB qualification Document Provided Modules
Advanced guide observation
Advanced Skills  BC 5* Sea Yes
Advanced Planning BC Open Water Navigation Yes
Advanced Leadership BC 5* Sea Yes
Coastal guide observation
Coastal Skills  tick  BCU 4* Sea  Icon-Document03-Blue
Coastal Planning  tick BCU Coastal Navigation and Planning  Icon-Document03-Blue
Coastal Leadership  tick BCU 4* Sea  Icon-Document03-Blue
Generic Modules
Incident Management
Sea Survival
VHF license  tick Yes
Food Hygiene
Coaching  BCU Level One Coach Yes
First aid  tick BCU Lifeguards Level 2 – 16 Hours
Expedition Skills
Environmental Modules
Paddling in Ice
Marine Environment
Tropical Waters
Winter Skills & Survival