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Activities at Atsitsa Bay, Greece

Kayaking with Mark Gunston

Sun 8 - Sun 15 Sep 2024

Mark will be offering a basic canoeing experience using sit on canoes.

Courses will involve: 

The latter will then enable short, coastal trips to be undertaken to such places as Horseshoe Bay, Island canoeing and a trip to Cooknara, (coffee and cake for those in need!). All canoeing will be weather dependant.

This is another stunning way to experience the beauty and 'aquatic' nature of the Greek Odyssey that is Atsitsa, enjoying the Aegean Sea and sun whilst journeying on simple, sit on canoes. Yet another way for adults and children to build unforgettable memories, under the supervision of experienced instructors, who have your safety and enjoyment, as paramount in their care.

What's included?

Mark's course is held in Atsitsa Bay on Skyros island in Greece and is part of the wide range of courses and activities available. The holiday includes full board twin shared accommodation in an eco-hut. Single upgrades and twin shares in the house are available. Chat through the website, call +44 (0)1983 86 55 66 or email to discuss your requirements. 

About Mark Gunston

Mark has been teaching watersports for over 35 years and is a qualified RYA Windsurfing Trainer. He managed a watersports centre in Cornwall for 6 years and during the late 1980s worked at a Windsurfing Club on the Sea of Galilee. He has taught at a variety of centres in England, Greece, Sardinia and San Francisco and is one of the UK’s most experienced Windsurfing teachers.

In 1998 he established and managed a Fitness Centre in New Delhi. Mark qualified as an internationally licensed Ski Instructor in 2001 and has worked in Austria, France, Italy, Spain and Vermont as a Ski Instructor, Ski Guide and Resort Manager. He is also a certified  Life Coach. Mark has been teaching in Atsitsa since 1996 and, realising a lifetime's ambition, completed a degree in Film Production and Screenwriting at the University of Chichester in 2017. 

Mark relocated to Scotland in 2020 and now owns and manages a kayak and paddle-board centre during the summer in Kilchattan Bay on the Isle of Bute.

What people say about Mark and his courses:

Kayaking was fun but challenging

Kayaking with Mark is a joy and so confidence building

Mark – safe, clear, confidence building

Mark’s kayaking was lovely.

Excellent as always, feel safe and well organised. Learned lots.

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