About Us

We are a new outdoor adventure  and training centre operating in the picturesque Irish community of Courtmacsherry.

Our team of highly experienced instructors are dedicated to passing on their expert skills and knowledge while providing a safe and fun learning environment, and making every session an adventure.

We provide kayak skills courses from total beginner to advanced, coastal kayak trips, windsurf classes and weekend courses, kids multi-activity camps, stand up paddleboarding, SUP yoga, archery tag, pier jumping, crab fishing, team building, orienteering, raft building and much more!


Meet Our Team!

Doane Linde

Doane is a Canoeing Ireland level 3 river kayak instructor and an ISA senior windsurf instructor. He runs kayak classes and courses from total beginner to flatwater skills, rolling clinics, river safety and rescue, and whitewater kayaking.

Doane holds advanced remote first aid (REC 4) and rescue qualifications.

He is driven by his love of the sports and prides himself on his ability to deliver expert tuition in a fun and safe learning environment.

Doane is also a Personal Trainer and Gym Instructor, Single Pitch Award holder (rock climbing instructor), ISA dinghy instructor, ISA powerboat instructor, safety boat license holder and is Mountain Leader trained.

kids kayaking on the sea, watersports in cork

Tal Linde

Tal has over seven years experience windsurfing and instructing on beachs across Ireland, Greece, Spain, Canary Islands, Thailand and France. He runs classes from beginner to waveriding to freestyle, and all the steps in between. He delivers advanced courses to windsurf instructors in centres around the country.

Tal holds advanced remote first aid (REC 4) and rescue qualifications, is an ISA Senior Windsurf instructor and a Canoeing Ireland level 2 kayak instructor.

More importantly he is passionate about windsurfing and wants to help spread the joy of this exciting sport.

Tal is a yoga teacher and is also a Single Pitch Award holder (rock climbing instructor), ISA dinghy instructor, ISA powerboat instructor, safety boat license holder and is Mountain Leader trained.

Leonie Conway

A true water baby, Leonie has been an IWS swimming teacher and IWS pool lifeguard for over 10 years. She has now decided to take her passion for the water to the next level. Currently a trainee outdoor education instructor in Kinsale College, she is developing her skillset in kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, powerboating and rock climbing.

She holds her level 2 river kayak skills certificate, River Safety and Rescue level 1, Remote Emergency Care level 2, occupational first aid and Cardiac First Responder.  Leonie is a volunteer assisstant instructor at Gecko Adventures.

picture of instructor leonie on windsurf board

Arran Young

Arron grew up among the waves and his love of water has impassioned him to share it with as many people as he can!

Arran is a level 2 kayak instructor, ISA senior windsurf instructor, and an ISA sailing and powerboat instructor.

He holds a safety boat license, VHF license, valid first aid certificate and rescue qualifications.

Abi Hurley

Abi is a lover of all adventure sports,  but her passion is for the waves.

She is an avid surfer, and also teaches as an ISA windsurf instructor, kayak instructor and rock climbing instructor.

She loves working with groups of children, and is driven by their energy and enthusiasm.