Expedition Paddler

Expedition Paddler

National Training Academy


About This Centre

About Expedition Paddler:

Expedition Paddler Ltd is a company that has been running sea kayaking expeditions since 2010. Jeff Allen, the companies founder is also the founding director of ISKGA and Sea Kayaking Cornwall and has been expedition sea kayaking, coaching and guiding at a professional/commercial level since 2001 when he first started working as a sea kayaking coach at the Falmouth Marine school based in South Cornwall.
Jeff is a British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader, trainer and assessor, a member of the technical sea committee and an ISKGA National Trainer and Observer and is the course director for ISKGA Guide Observation program.
Along with a strong team of technical directors who have helped to author much of the ISKGA Syllabus, which is based on realtime experiences gained over many years of combined outdoor experiences.
Expedition paddler runs guide training programs all over the world and when at home in the United Kingdom, runs most of the ISKGA programs through his base at Maenporth Beach in Cornwall.

Courses Offered

Expedition Paddler offers the full range of ISKGA modules, Guide Training Programs and Observations. We also offer British Canoeing Leadership training and assessments up to the Advanced level and British Canoeing Guide Modules.

Jeff is a Marine First Aid trainer offering the three day Marine First Aid award

Expeditions Offered

Expedition Paddler organises and runs expeditions all over the world, East Greenland, Alaska, Northern Norway, the Mediterranean, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

Bespoke expeditions can be arranged, where your dream trip can come true with the experience of a professional guide to prepare and accompany you on your adventure.

Services Offered



Expedition Guiding

Expedition Training

Skills Training (British Canoeing & ISKGA courses & Modules)

Assessments & Observations (British Canoeing & ISKGA certification)

Bespoke Training and expedition planning & Delivery

Additional Information

Jeff Allen is a very experienced British Canoeing Coach and ISKGA Guide with more than twenty years of professional experience, his personal expeditions include circumnavigations of Japan, South Georgia, Ireland and most of the Scandinavian Peninsula and he has guided and coached professionally all over the world.

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