Established Est. 2004

The 7 Kingdoms

Embrace the Seven Kingdoms and experience Manx hospitality, with superb Isle of Man events in September;
exciting, challenging and friendly!

Sea Kayaking Festival
Orienteering Championship
Adventure Race - TBC

Sponsored by IoM Steam Packet Co, Sea Kayaking UK and Mylchreests Group. Supported by many!
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Competitors at the beach finish line, at the Seven Kingdoms Isle of Man Adventure Race

7K Orienteering Championship Logo
The 7 Kingdoms: Isle of Man Orienteering Championship

Saturday 14th September 2019

Competitors race on foot to find all checkpoints (in order) on a course as fast as possible, and return to the Finish.Test your map reading and cross-country running / walking skills, finding various checkpoints by using only an orienteering map(and compass if required).

Start and finish at South Barrule Forest car park.

Registration in person from 9am, staggered start from 10am. Prize presentation planned for 12 noon.

3 Courses: Novice (Run or walk the course, suitable for beginners, children and families, or do it as a team!), Intermediate, Championship

£5 (per map) adults, £2 (per map) under 16yrs
Event in association with IoM Orienteering Klubb, Mylchreests Group and Steam Packet Holidays.

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“Embrace the Seven Kingdoms and experience Manx hospitality, an exciting, challenging and friendly Isle of Man event!”

Isle of Man Sea Kayaking Festival
The 7 Kingdoms: Isle of Man Sea Kayaking Festival
‘Explore the island’s Tidal Races and Overfalls’

Main Festival Weekend
28 – 29 September 2019
Choice of full-day workshops, coaching themes include: building confidence in tide races | effective rescues & incident avoidance | situational leadership | adapting skills for conditions | decision making | performance in advanced water | rolling clinics | risk utilisation workshops | International coaches

Personal Skills Development
30 Sept – 2 October 2019
Progressive, personalised and challenging sea kayak skills training, (following the main weekend).

2 Day festival option – £140 (28 – 29 Sept)
3 Day festival option – £210 (28 – 30 Sept)
5 Day festival option – £320 (28 Sept – 2 Oct)

British Canoeing – Coach Education & Leadership Training
21st – 27th September 2019
Sea Kayak Leader 21/22 | Advanced Sea Kayak Leader | Sea Kayak Coach (Advanced) 26/27 | Personal Performance Awards
Please Contact Us for details

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Launched in 2003 to promote the Isle of Man as a sea kayaking destination, our annual festival attracts kayakers from all over the world. Also home of the 115km Race, the Isle of Man Sea Kayak Festival has been supported by Nigel Dennis and the SKUK network of coaches since the beginning.

Training groups with maximum coaching ratio 1:4
Timed for the Autumnal Equinox (the start of the real training season) and the largest tide range of the year!
** For improvers to advanced water paddlers **
Prices are for training only. We will gladly assist you booking your accommodation, equipment hire and travel early.

The 7 Kingdoms: Isle of Man Adventure Race

Currently ON-HOLD
Competitors race a 40km journey through spectacular Manx countryside and coastline, trail running and mountain biking, completing special stages along the way. (Although competitors may well get wet, there is NO swim stage.)

Each race has a different route, kept secret until competitors pick up their guide book and map the night before. Basic navigation is required to follow the unmarked route, dibbing into checkpoints along the way.

Embrace the freedom of adventure racing, the excitement, the minimum of rules and maximum fun! The fastest team (pairs & solo) to complete the route safely, wins.

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Entry £60 per person, includes race pack, vest, food at finish & free camping.

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