David Walsh Sea Kayaking

David Walsh Sea Kayaking

National Training Academy


About This Centre

Established in 2018 David Walsh Sea Kayaking is based in the heart of The Copper Coast, County Waterford.

David Walsh Sea Kayaking offers the highest level of guiding and tuition in one of Irelands best sea kayaking locations, specialising in

small groups and one to one guiding and coaching as well as single and multi day trips and expeditions throughout the

Island of Ireland.

Courses Offered

ISKGA Fundamentals 1-2-3

ISKGA Expedition Skills module 3-5 days

ISKGA Sea Survival module 1-2 days

Canoeing Ireland training and sea kayak proficiencies

Expeditions Offered

Bespoke expeditions throughout the country

Services Offered

Expedition Planning

Expedition Guiding

Equipment Advice

Navigation training

Confidence Building


Additional Information

All team members at DWSK are friendly, experienced paddlers with in depth local knowledge and a love for sea kayaking.

Our guides are fully certified ISKGA Coastal or Advanced guides and hold all relevant NGB instructor qualifications.

Safety on the water is of utmost importance and our guides and instructors have attended an ISKGA incident management module

as well as holding in date Marine Wilderness First Responder or equivalent first aid certification as a minimum.

DWSK practices leave no trace principles on all trips and respects wildlife by keeping a responsible distance.


Boatstrand Harbour, Dunabrattin, Co.Waterford, Ireland

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